Sapient

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Sapient Reviews

Updated January 27, 2015
Updated January 27, 2015
854 Reviews
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Sapient President & CEO Alan J. Herrick
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is fair, but like any consulting gig that somewhat depends on the project (in 28 reviews)

  • New joinees' orientation activities remind you of the core-values every week (in 49 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance, sometimes promotions don't go with the level you are performing (in 188 reviews)

  • No work life balance, No work from home facility, very hard to get leaves (in 46 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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    Sr. Manager Technology

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sapient

    Pros

    Great people, customer and innovation focused world. Big dreams and drive to achieve them

    Cons

    Work life balance is not good. Expectations are very high if you want to grow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on the over all experience of an individual rather than just experience in sapient. Better job at managing workforce strength

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good growth

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sapient

    Pros

    Best in all kind of areas. Tech BC options

    Cons

    Depends on the project you will have work life balance

    Recommends
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    Senior Associate

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Sapient full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong core values designed to build a great company. You receive a copy of "Built to Last" on your first day.

    Cons

    Compensation was under market and work-life balance could be better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great opportunities... if you are onsite.

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Sapient full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Snacks, benefits, and the PEOPLE are amazing

    Cons

    If you're not working onsite (in the office) you miss out on a LOT of the company culture and the benefits that come with being present in the home office.

    Recommends
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    good for starters

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sapient

    Pros

    less work load
    good People
    okay Management

    Cons

    not much to learn
    not many perks

    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Great Culture

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    Former Employee - Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Boston, MA

    I worked at Sapient

    Pros

    Great company culture, people, fun atmosphere. Building right next to the back bay station, so great if you can commute that way.

    Cons

    My commute unfortunately wasn't convenient to the MBTA so the drove home in the evenings as particularly heinous.

    Recommends
  8.  

    Awesome company to work for.. Glad I came here!

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Tech L2 in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Tech L2 in New York, NY

    I have been working at Sapient full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Transparency and openness
    - Strong leadership
    - Strong in both Technology & business consulting
    - Strong Technical leadership as well
    - Own your own growth; no traditional style appraisals etc..

    Cons

    - Lot of opportunities for Java and Business consulting folks. Limited opportunities for certain specific technologies in Data warehousing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing! Best management!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Intense and I'm loving it

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager of Technology in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Manager of Technology in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Sapient full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Never a dull moment, great clients fast passed

    Cons

    Work life balance, sometimes promotions don't go with the level you are performing. Sadly time in position is a big part of the promotion formula

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Break neck pace. Smart people

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sapient

    Pros

    Good opportunity for growth. Work hard, grow. Whine and complain, go nowhere. You're in control of your success

    Cons

    Key resources (people) are often scattered, or spread so thinly that opportunity might pass by

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Free sodas

  11.  

    Good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sapient part-time

    Pros

    Open culture. Great fit for some

    Cons

    Strict on deliverables. Could have been better

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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