Capgemini Reviews in United States

Updated 19 October, 2014
Updated 19 October, 2014
2,163 Reviews
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Capgemini CEO and Director Paul Hermelin
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Pros
  • Work - life balance is a perk thanks to the limited amount of travel required (in 256 reviews)

  • very Good Work culture, highly professional & enthusiastic people at all level (in 207 reviews)


Cons
  • poor salary bump; work/life balance basically doesn't exist in Capgemini China (in 86 reviews)

  • 9 1/2 hrs work is the stupid decision took by senior management (in 58 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good company to work for locally

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Market standards Salary. not too good, not too bad.
    Good opportunities within the company and you can easily transfer roles.

    Cons

    If travelling, it takes a toll on you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please reduce the hierarchy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    A great place to work!

    • 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

    Provided the opportunity to meet and build relationships with people from different backgrounds. I was presented with opportunities to work on things that broadened my scope of expertise.

    Cons

    The leadership did not necessarily invest a great time behind individual success within the company. It would have been nice for some to really care about one's success as they reach different milestones within the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    diverse workplace with great people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Consultant in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Consultant in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Capgemini full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Extremely diverse workforce, collaborative culture

    Cons

    Not the best of payers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to look beyond meeting the current quarter and invest on longer-term capabilities

    Disapproves of CEO
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Capgemini full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Merely luck based resource allocation

    Cons

    developers are treated very bad in terms of performance grading and benefits are diminishing

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

    Capgemini North America

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time

    Pros

    Capgemini has a very entrepreneurial environment which allows flexibility in support of our clients.

    Cons

    Current North American Leadership has not followed the Group tag line “People Matter, Results Count” Unlike other areas of the world, this is not a value that they follow in North America. Also way too political in NA!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    North American Leadership really needs to put more effort on their people. Capgemini is in the business of people. So instead of pretending that you care, its time to act on “People Matter, Results Count

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Senior Consultant

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Capgemini full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy paced ...work life balance

    Cons

    No room for growth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    My company was recently acquired by Capgemini so I am experiencing a bit of a different culture.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Opportunities for both travel and training.

    Cons

    In a company of this size, there are too many layers of management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within and offer benefits that will keep employees around longer.

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

    Good business

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rosemont, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rosemont, IL (US)

    I have been working at Capgemini full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Business going well; flexible hours ; good benefits

    Cons

    Lack of culture ; they hire mostly from India

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    consider hiring local people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good pay, intelligent co-workers but limited professional growth opportunities.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Operations Manager
    Former Employee - Sales Operations Manager

    I worked at Capgemini full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Capgemini has an excellent benefits package and most co-workers are very intelligent. Overall I was very satisfied with my employment there and only wish I could have avoided a reduction in force through a reassignment within the company. Compensation was very good.

    Cons

    Leadership is struggling to win business in the Cloud services space. Rate cards tend to be on the higher end and make it hard for Capgemini to compete with Indian pure-plays. Not enough bench talent, leading to subcontracting that eats into profit margins.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Utilize offshore resources more frequently and more intelligently. Employ more enterprise architects, expecially for pursuit support.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Not a terrible place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Capgemini

    Pros

    Some people work ridiculous hours, some don't. I'm in the category of people that don't. I work my set schedule, then go home. I have some managerial duties after hours that won't apply to 90% of the folks hired.

    Cons

    You can only move up once per year, if you start in January, you will wait a minimum of 2 years to get a promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Loosen up the "everyone gets promoted at one time" model.

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