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ALTEN Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Pros
  • des missions, bon panel de clients et de missions, (in 29 reviews)

  • Ambiance et cadre de travail agr (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • quent, pas de formation utile et valorisable (in 12 reviews)

  • Un peu dur sur le salaire d'embauche (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "know how they work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in Bristol, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in Bristol, England (UK)
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good of project around the country.
    Goon starting position for graduates and juniors.
    benefits and transport.
    Good work environment with colleagues

    Cons

    Fully deficient management.
    No support nor training in new roles or positions.
    You are usually left on your own, asked to work under risk and then blamed for insufficient results.

    Advice to Management

    People tries to perform as best as they can, listen to them, they usually have a much better understanding of the situation and encourage them to give solutions.


  2. "industrial engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ALTEN (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -good work opportunity in a lot of big company

    Cons

    contrary to what they say it's not you that decided when you went to finish your mission.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good oportunity for a first job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ALTEN full-time

    Pros

    Great starting opportunity. Interesting projects. Okay remuneration.

    Cons

    Not a lot of advantages


  4. "Nice company for juniors"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I have learnt a lot here

    Cons

    Bad infrastructure in the company

    Advice to Management

    Solve the infrastructure.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Alten UK"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Fast growing company with lots of opportunities
    - Quick career change opportunities for talented people
    - Meritocratic company

    Cons

    - Base salary are a bit low


  6. "Alten"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ALTEN full-time

    Pros

    Many opportunities in large companies

    Cons

    Salary
    When employed, no real possibility to choose the mission


  7. "Project Lead"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Leader in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Project Leader in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Environment for bringing your Ideas on, Challenging Deadlines, Reputation in Europe market is high

    Cons

    Weak Remuneration, Poor Project Manager

    Advice to Management

    Re-establish the whole team and increase the scope for talent in Quality than in Quantity.

  8. "Good company but kind of bad management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Diegem (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Test Engineer in Diegem (Belgium)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ALTEN full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    —You get a great car
    —Insurance and other extra legal benifits
    —Fast and easy solicitation interview

    Cons

    —Kind of bad management. Some of the BM's at the company are just interested in making money and tread you like a number. But some of them are really trying to make a difference for the better.
     —There is always a great sense of insecurity because you never know anything that is going to happen until the last moment or even is the deadline is already gone by.

    Advice to Management

    Stop taking over different company's. Get your management/menagers in ordere and learn to communicate better


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Body rental company be aware"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Antibes (France)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Antibes (France)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ALTEN full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    if you are interested in a code monkey project this is the right place for you

    Cons

    be aware! incompetent managment they sell you to customers without caring about your skills and in the case that they are incompetent they fire you. No training courses
    Check: Labor disputes in Alten Spain


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ALTEN full-time

    Pros

    Different roles
    Working in many companies

    Cons

    No possibility of progression within the company


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