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  • Work life balance can be an after thought even though it's talked as top of mind (in 2540 reviews)

  • long working hours might be a disadventage (in 1254 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company if you are the right project"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You get to work with a lot of really bright people and do interesting work.

    Cons

    Not all projects are run well and can really negatively affect your perception of Accenture. Yearly raises are only between 1-3%. Bonuses are going away. Company is beholden to stockholders, so cut-backs are happening left and right.

    Advice to Management

    Invest and engage your talent to keep them.


  2. "Sweatshop with no career or professional growth"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I worked in Accenture Federal Services, and most of the group is in Balitimore.
    Senior Management is detached and aloof, so for the most part they leave you alone.
    A good percentage of the technical staff, people writing code or doing system deployments, is helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    I worked first in Avanade, Accenture's wholly owned subsidiary.
    When hired in, the recruiter promised me 12 - 16% bonus at end of year. Though my chargeability numbers and customer satisfaction numbers were great, I got less than 3% bonus.
    The program managers are extremely non-technical and try to treat consultants and systems engineers poorly.
    They tell you that you'll travel 80% of time, but really you'll travel over 100% of time if you consider that you'll do some weekend work (at a customer site) and then get no comp time for that weekend work.
    There was absolutely no training or career development opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Hire qualified program managers. Make Senior Managers be more involved and accountable, too.
    Focus more on career development for folks doing the actual heavy lifting.


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