Towers Watson
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www.towerswatson.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

Towers Watson Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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3.3 288 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

Towers Watson CEO John Haley

John Haley

(145 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great experience. Loved the people and the firm.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Towers Watson full-time

ProsGreat opportunities to learn and work with smart individuals who also make work enjoyable

Consthe job had long hours

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Hard work in highly intelligent environnement

Senior Consultant (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time

Proshigh collaboration across offices and lines of business
challenging mandates

Consunclear career path
uneven level of expertise

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great place to work

Actuarial Analyst (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at Towers Watson

ProsDynamic, fast paced environment. Very team oriented.

ConsWork-life balance, sometimes forced to work into your study days

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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An astute professional with 5 years of experience in Food & Beverage Department in Hotel Industry with Msc Hotel Mgt.

Communication & Change Management Analyst (Former Employee)
Paris (France)

I worked at Towers Watson as an intern for less than a year

ProsFor Knowledge, Flagship Company, Carrier, Salary, For my Prestige.

ConsTo increase the shareholder value and maximize profit by improving the operational efficiencies and Maximum utilization for the available resources.

Advice to Senior ManagementWe need to improve because Changes & improvement will not stop anywhere. So all over the world even all small towns also need to know about our Organisations. We need to work Smart & Hard.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Junior Investment Consultant (Current Employee)
Rome (Italy)

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time

ProsThere's lots of learning and a friendly working environment.

ConsIn italy not well developed

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Good place to work

Consulting Actuary (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI (US)

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time for more than 8 years

ProsSalary is fair. Lots of interesting work

ConsLonger hours can be expected

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bloomington, MN (US)

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible hours, still has a pension plan, and company is growing. Everyone that I work with is very knowledgable and very helpful.

ConsHigh stress at times since I work on many clients. Low pay for the amount of hours and stress you put in.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay more attention to your current employee and reward those that deserve it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A wild ride

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time

ProsThere is a lot to be proud of in TW. There is truly an intense focus on doing what's best for clients and there is a lot of opportunity to grow for people who are very bright and self-motivated.

ConsWe have gotten very big and it can be difficult to stay connected with colleagues. Account Directors have so many different services to understand they can sometimes oversimplify our offerings to clients.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focused on what associates really care about - the opportunity to do great work and have an impact on clients

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time for more than 3 years

ProsVery team oriented. The teams you work with are the best of the best which makes it easy to learn. Definitely a place to have a "career".

ConsCan be a bit "corporate" where things often become segmented and silo'd. Plenty to do at all times.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good experience

Analyst (Former Employee)

I worked at Towers Watson full-time for more than 5 years

ProsPeople are great, good experience, support for on-the-job training as well as exams (actuarial), "family feel", pay is reasonable

ConsStressful with workload and hours

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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