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Sapient New York City Reviews

Updated November 15, 2016
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  • work life balance is not very good (in 307 reviews)

  • In most of the projects there is no work life balance but the leadership tries to fix it (in 69 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sapient (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Work
    Good and Talented people

    Cons

    Work life balance
    too much client oriented


  2. "Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    Pros

    nice benefits, 15 day vacation, work life balance

    Cons

    Depending on the project, sometimes schedules can be tighter


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good HR Policies"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate QA L2 in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Associate QA L2 in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sapient (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good HR Policies, HR is named PeopleSuccess and if you know the right way to approach them, they will help you for everything.
    Lot of Learning Opportunity
    Good People to Work with if you are in right team
    Good Pay
    Good Insurance

    Cons

    Some managers are awful, and if your luck is bad and you get into their project, you will feel like hell.
    Uncertainty in Projects.
    Favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Managers need to learn how to negotiate with clients and understand the market and their positions


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  5. "Senior Manager - Program Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Culture, Lot of learning during initial phase, some great leader, some leaders and other are Bosses :)

    Cons

    Short term projects, difficult to grow beyond certain point

    Advice to Management

    Hold On ...


  6. Helpful (1)

    "One of the better consulting firms"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Technology Level II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Technology Level II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Better than most Indian technology consulting company. Open culture. You own your own growth. Helps develop you into an all round personality, as opposed to just a coder.

    Cons

    It's a consulting firm, not an engineering firm. People into hard code tech may not find it very stimulating.

    Advice to Management

    Happy employees translate to better productivity.


  7. "Senior Associate Business Operations"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some very smart hardworking people, potentially interesting opportunities to take advantage of if you have the right person to go to bat for you.

    Cons

    No clear growth path, poor management, fragmented culture


  8. "Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sapient (More than a year)

    Pros

    Medium sized company with great growth prospects

    Cons

    Need to find one's own path.


  9. "Very good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist Platform in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Specialist Platform in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sapient full-time

    Pros

    learning, travel, cutting edge technologies

    Cons

    family time, travel, bureaucracy, off shore model

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  10. "Good but disorganized"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office Service Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Office Service Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. You'll make friends and connections for life.

    Cons

    Department structures very disorganized. Often your manager is MIA or works from another office

    Advice to Management

    You need to get more organized and do more to train those you claim you're interested in training and promoting.


  11. "Great"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Bronx, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Structure superior organization and planning . LargeCompany lots of opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Micromanagement when things are not going well . Experimentation with product mix and budget.

    Advice to Management

    Career path for Assistants. Support HR Decisions. Let the Manager Manage



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