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Capgemini Reviews

Updated 3 March, 2015
Updated 3 March, 2015
2,447 Reviews
3.1
2,447 Reviews
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Capgemini CEO and Director Paul Hermelin
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957 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance as there is no strict timing of work or minimum work timings (in 268 reviews)

  • very Good Work culture, highly professional & enthusiastic people at all level (in 213 reviews)


Cons
  • poor salary bump; work/life balance basically doesn't exist in Capgemini China (in 92 reviews)

  • 9 1/2 hrs work is the stupid decision took by senior management (in 59 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    compensation, Learning, people matters, Management

    Cons

    Work life balance may be a problem on some projects

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Decentralized, and Political

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Capgemini

    Pros

    Work culture is relaxed, and people are generally friendly and open. Compensation is also generally on par with industry, on the positive side.

    Cons

    Getting your review through is an active effort you have to manage with your manager. You have to make sure everyone talks to everyone else in order to advance your case even in the junior levels. Hard work will not be recognized by default, you must always broadcast and play politics.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    French Company with an excellent reputation in Europe

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time

    Pros

    global presence, strong brand name, stable company

    Cons

    career opportunities are very limited due to the narrow industry coverage

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Playing Catch-up

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work - life balance is a perk thanks to the limited amount of travel required.
    Benefits package covers RMT and Physio in the amount of $500 per annum.
    Pay scale is on the higher side of industry standards. This may be driven mainly by the nature of the client accounts pursued, who on their turn compensate employees at top of the market.

    Cons

    Training is limited to the bare minimum of mandatory compliance with labor and privacy laws.
    The benefits package is quite basic covering 80% of select vision and dental needs.
    No system is perfect and performance management incentive system is definitely flawed. Annual zero-sum rating mechanism distributes the incentive bucket in a round table (or phone call) exercise, where the stronger executive gets to reward his/her direct reports with the highest rating, thus the highest incentive percentage.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Growth potential

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capgemini

    Pros

    Great people; many opportunities for growth and development

    Cons

    Staff and senior consultants are not always being appreciated as much as they could be

  7.  

    challenging work environment and scope for good opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - ITSM Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Contractor - ITSM Consultant in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Capgemini as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    challenging work environment
    scope for good opportunities
    Work life balance
    Since it is one of the fastest growing company in Canada, chance of growth is more

    Cons

    need to have a minimal reorganization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good place for people who want to know how things are done in different companies.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capgemini

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities for networking.
    You will look/work in the kitchen of different companies.
    Pleasant atmosphere.

    Cons

    Internal systems are not of a quality you would expect. Often very outdated, not supporting many platforms. You have to push people to get them to work for you (career advancement).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actively help employees to further their career. Not only by putting a website up.
    Update internal systems (not everyone is on IE).

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent pay and benefits

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capgemini

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits. Great location and office is a nice place to work. Good cafeteria on site. Great co-workers!

    Cons

    Company is on contract, so future work is dependent upon winning contract renewals. Management doesn't always seem aware of what client wants in order to ensure contract renewals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to engage better with employees and client. Client seems happy with work being done, but not always happy with management.

  10.  

    Average

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Better pay and work life balance

    Cons

    too much politcs and limited roles

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    It is a good start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior IT Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior IT Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a good place to start; however, Toronto center wasn't the best place to grow.

    Cons

    Although the pay is competitive, the work environment is to process centric, there is no place for innovation or personal development. I quickly found that the lack of challenges and opportunities were forcing me to find different challenges outside the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More engagement from all levels of management.

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