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Affiliated Computer Services Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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Affiliated Computer Services President, CEO, and Director Lynn R. Blodgett
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Pros
  • Good work-life balance due shift patterns (in 41 reviews)

  • benefits, great company, good work environment (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance could be challenging at times (in 22 reviews)

  • Upper Management take huge bonuses but pass the cuts on to the engineers at the bottom (in 41 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "A good place to grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The ability to grow in your current position or expanding into other fields was always encouraged. This cross platform approach often lead to innovated and more productive solutions.

    Cons

    When assimilated into XEROX, the focus became one of getting the most out of your employee and pay them less. Organizations were run in silos and dismissed any attempts to work outside of their silo.

    Advice to Management

    The company was doing great before being assimilated into XEROX. If you could break away and become your own entity again, please do.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time

    Pros

    Staff are good and committed people

    Cons

    There is a constant threat of layoffs

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Worst job ever"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time

    Pros

    It was full-time, above minimum wage

    Cons

    Worst job I've ever had. Very disorganized, horrible management, too high expectations.


  4. "Great place of employment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A great employer that knows how to treat their employees. Great work environment and great benefits. Can make GREAT money if you work hard and wait till you get home to play.

    Cons

    Sit at a computer all day, doing the same exact thing.


  5. "Definitely not recommended"

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    Former Employee - Systems Development Principal in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Systems Development Principal in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Poor communication, no transparency, terrible work environment. Lots of great employees overlooked, dismissed and never saw a raise in years. Performance Reviews are a joke, no one ever rates above average. I would recommend not taking a position in this company.

    Cons

    It's all cons, not a pro in sight.


  6. "Affiliated Computer Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time

    Pros

    Overtime available when you desire

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime with unexpected end; project turnover; will not adhere to number of available hours agreed upon during hiring

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees like people instead of work instruments


  7. "Good place to work before the suits took over"

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    ACS was a great company to work with management that had a technical background

    Cons

    The company brought in suits that were only interested in maximizing their compensation.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Never Work Here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time

    Pros

    Can't think of any. The only positive thing you can do is search for another job at another company

    Cons

    Management unhelpful and dysfunctional. Can never get its act together. Works employees to death. The company is always hiring because they're always firing or people quit. High turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Resign.


  9. "Customer Experience manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth.
    Ongoing training.
    Great schedule

    Cons

    Work enviroment needs improvement. A lot of younger staff members

    Advice to Management

    Be more selective when hiring new staff in order to improve the overall work enviroment.


  10. "CSR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Affiliated Computer Services full-time

    Pros

    Nice Work Environment with a great support team.

    Cons

    Pay scales vary across clients and departments.


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