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The industry leader in many fields, but will it stay that way?

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Analyst in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

All the benefits of a large, global firm: many offices, many resources, lots of different kinds of work being done (most of it excellent)

Cons

All the negatives of a large, global firm: systems are too inflexible, review process (particularly upward review process) is seriously flawed, difficult to get exceptions made for you (especially as concerns compensation)

Advice to Management

Internal review process is seriously flawed; retention is an issue; attempts to create uniform systems across radically different lines of business are unlikely to be successful

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  1. Great name, and that's about it.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Towers Watson full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Highly driven and intelligent colleagues
    - Reputable company that looks great on a resume
    - Cover exam expenses
    - Client perks such as golf tournaments

    Cons

    - No work/life balance at the analyst level
    - Don't provide many training opportunities for analysts
    - Very little invested in workplace atmosphere
    - Consultants could use training on how to be proper mentors/bosses
    - Still searching for a corporate identity post-merger

    Advice to Management

    Be better people and start caring.


  2. Professional environment, strong culture of collaboration.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Universal Cty, CA
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Universal Cty, CA

    I worked at Towers Watson full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong culture of collaboration and professionalism. Strong associate support for effective work output. Excellent work life balance opportunities.

    Cons

    Corporate leadership out of touch with associates on the ground. Medical benefits are lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Conduct associate engagement surveys regularly and act on suggestions and recommendations brought forth from the field and on the ground.


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