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Good Company to work for

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Towers Watson

Pros

The company is doing very well, financially. The company continues to hire aggressively.

Cons

It is very difficult to be promoted, especially if you are at a lower level.

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  1. Culture change since merger - for the worse

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    Current Employee - Senior Actuarial Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Actuarial Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent compensation.
    Opportunities for advancement.
    Recent acquisitions have helped up their technology game.
    Senior management has a bold vision for the future and seem to be implementing it well.
    High quality work output.

    Cons

    Little work/life balance and no real sympathy for those who want it.
    Advancement opportunities are more difficult for those looking for alternative ways to do it - career paths are well-defined, but they risk losing people who haven't followed these well-worn paths.
    My group has been understaffed for several years with no end in sight.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let people have a life outside the firm. Don't make them feel bad for using vacation time. Most importantly, adequately staff positions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Not a company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant

    I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    People are polite and you can work from home. That is about the extent of it.

    Cons

    This company is so archaic, it is frightening. And they believe they are "in touch" with the world as it is today. Guess again.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move to the future, take a stand and set some clear direction.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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