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"Huge company, lots of opportunities, but most opportunities are not meant for you"

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Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Accenture full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Fairly decent amount of paid holidays (25). All of the perks that come with travelling (per diem, miles/points, etc) help make those vacations essentially free.

Very good people to work with and for. You are given opportunities to stretch yourself.

Benefits are ok - ESPP allows you to purchase stock at 15% discount, 401(k) match up to 6% at $0.50 per dollar.

Cons

Pay is competitive once you join, but you will quickly see your raises/bonuses align with everyone else at your level.

Pierre (CEO) is focused on cost cutting, making what few "perks" we had non-existent. Policy is to use the corporate card, but if you want the points, you have to pay the $75 annual fee now. On the plus side, this helps with bottom line and creating shareholder value.

You can get screwed in annual review if you join a project at the wrong time. No paid overtime, even though you will be working OT more often than not.

Advice to Management

Let top performers branch out a bit and try different functions/areas/industries. More than likely, if someone can excel at one task, they can excel at something else.

Other Employee Reviews for Accenture

  1. "You get out, what you put in..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong culture
    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Too process orientated, can be difficult to navigate the organization
    Can be difficult to navigate within the firm, across groups


  2. "Fantastic company. Everything is so good to be true"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Accenture full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic company. Very transparent policies and HR is fantactis

    Cons

    Honestly nothing. Just they do not process GC

    Advice to Management

    Nothing . If possible please process more GC

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