Accenture Reviews

Updated 29 September, 2014
Updated 29 September, 2014
8,635 Reviews
3.6
8,635 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • 55k range but the work/life balance is not worth the price in my opinion (in 565 reviews)

  • Good work culture generally but depends on the project u are working for (in 503 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance despite being a tag line of many internal inititatives is a joke (in 1081 reviews)

  • Managers repeatedly ask you to stretch---I told you no WORK-LIFE balance:-( (in 177 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Political company where you cannot intrust nobody

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst  in  Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Mississauga, ON

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

    Pros

    The training material have interesting courses.

    Cons

    Horrible coaching and mentoring system, promotions are made politically not by the person performance . No life balance. Realocation process weak where you need to be friend of someone to be have a project to work for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice, they will never change their behavior. The culture code paper accepts everything but in reality it not happens. The concept of fiefdoms within the company is too strong.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    High performance.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accenture full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best workplace with the best people, cool cafe, work life balanced always.

    Cons

    some office Locations, timings, te

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    I learned a tremendous amount and the people were all very down to earth and humble to work with.

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    Former Employee - Systems Integration Consultant  in  Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Systems Integration Consultant in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at Accenture full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Core values really focus on people development. Large, global footprint.

    Cons

    Difficult to get on projects you really want. You end up following the managers you like.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent support group and extensive ongoing training provided to keep on top of current events and industry trends.

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Vernon, BC
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Vernon, BC

    I have been working at Accenture as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Best people to work with!!

    Cons

    The nature of the job can be challenging as customer service can be.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Accenture full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some of the best stuff ever

    Cons

    sometimes we work too hard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do better at what you think is good to do good in

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative BC Hydro

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Good Pay, most people are nice

    Cons

    Shifts are no guarantee, always fretting of getting fired

  8.  

    Big complex company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accenture

    Pros

    Salary and benefits are good. There are a lot of top industry experts throughout the company that always seem to be willing to help. I also found that almost everyone at Accenture are very professional and easy to work with.

    Cons

    The organization is very complex and matrixed. The annual review process is extremely cumbersome and time consuming. It's based upon a laddering system that pits peers against each other. Employees and management are expected to put in considerable extra hours performing extracurricular activities over and above their regular job which is timeconsuming as it is. The "Accenture Way" serves to force everybody into the same shoe. Known as the "Accenture Borg"!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Realize that not everybody wants to work 60-80 hours a week just to get ahead.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    worth considering

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Accenture as a contractor

    Pros

    good place to work for but that is subject to preference

    Cons

    depends who you know. yup, nepotism exists everywhere.

  10.  

    A great place to learn!

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Accenture full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You work on several different projects, so therefore you're put in a position to learn and improve many skills. A great work environment where you work individually on many projects, but have the support other colleagues to do your best.

    Cons

    Working long hours is a regular occurrence. The promotion process is different and can be a little tricky.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think Accenture is a well-managed company, one of the best I have worked for. I would just suggest improving upon the promotion process.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Forward thinking

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Accenture

    Pros

    Continuous learning and opportunities abroad

    Cons

    Compensation is unbalanced based on work loads

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide bonuses to critical support staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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