Accenture
3.6 of 5 7,167 reviews
www.accenture.com Dublin, Ireland 5000+ Employees

Accenture Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.6 7,167 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme

Pierre Nanterme

(2,750 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work Life balance, Easy to commute as good connectivity of shuttles across the city"
    in 392 reviews
  • "senior employees were very helpful in getting me accustomed to the work culture"
    in 355 reviews
Cons:
  • "No work-life balance for consultants trying to make it up the ranks to Managing Directors"
    in 777 reviews
  • "You work long hours you have to leav the copany sooner or later"
    in 464 reviews
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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Accenture

Proswork culture, work ethics, clients

Consnarrow working path as every person work in specific area

Advice to Senior Managementno comment

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great learning experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsAccenture provides great opportunities with possibility to work abroad every few years, it is a good place to start that offers a various type of work and is a great brand

ConsAccenture is a political place to progress the ladder and need strong connection. Most of the time this type of work implies a lots of travel.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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You feel like a secondary citizen in this company compare to real Accenture consultant

Systems Development Consultant (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC

I worked at Accenture full-time for more than 8 years

ProsLots of holidays, But Management is not happy with it and try every single way to cut the holiday but not give you anything back.

ConsAlthough salary is very low already. Management still try every single way to cut your salary.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good company to start career, nice reputation

Consulting Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Accenture full-time for more than 5 years

Pros- good culture, people generally work hard and are smart
- lots of training available
- your career is in your own hands, very clear defined career path
- good to learn about basic consulting skills like presentation, meeting clients, a lot of the soft skills you don't get exposure too often
- lots of travelling if you enjoy
- good reputation to have on resume

Cons- no work life balance and no OT pay
- compensation is average
- promotion sometime depends on how reputable your manager or career counselor is within your operating group

Advice to Senior Management- pay your employees more

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Great company

Management Consultant (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

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

ProsCareer opportunities, respect for individual, integrity, stewardship, one global network.
Amazing management, open door policy, add on and build capability.

ConsWork life balance, pressure, very fast paced. you need to network quiet well.

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Senior Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

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

ProsLots of team outings and free dinners.

Cons1. Lower then market salary

Advice to Senior ManagementRespect people who are working hard for you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good workplace.

Associate Manager (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON

I worked at Accenture full-time for more than a year

ProsNice to have in resume about the experience gained through Accenture.

ConsLess availability of projects to place the consultants.

Advice to Senior ManagementCanadian HR is not proactive or strong to look forward for demand and supply position.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Best flexible working -life balance!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Accenture

ProsBest flexible working-life balance is achievable!

ConsI do not have one.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of positives but

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Accenture

ProsGreat place to work. Lots of opportunity, training and career support. Great for grads and established professionals

ConsBureaucracy, process, and endless meetings consume time, energy and resources ideally spent selling, delivering, etc work for clients and company alike

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Great brand and opportunities for career growth

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Accenture full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWork opportunities, type of work, stimulating work environment.

ConsNumbers first mentality kills team spirit

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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