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Former Employee - RTC Intern  in  Houston, TX (US)
Former Employee - RTC Intern in Houston, TX (US)

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

Pros

Fun place to work, good culture and keeps you busy.

Cons

Can get dry in the context of the issues you work one

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    I'm always learning a lot with the best experts from the actuarial field

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst  in  São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

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

    Pros

    best experts from the actuarial field

    Cons

    Bad Work/Life Balance and Salaries a little below the market average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not let your best talents just leave because of lack of opportunities move ahead in a career path and a feeling of lack of recognition

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    As 2+ year old merger of WW/TP continues to takes hold, culture clash is still very much evident.

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Towers Watson full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good clients. Good Account Management model. Decent training for junior level. Lots of offices around the world. Good work-at-home policies. Decent technology (windows 7, finally), CEO is very approachable and has delivered excellent results to shareholders.

    Cons

    Culture clash between legacy firms is significant, and varies greatly depending on the office and/or practice. WW was very flat, collaborative, open, but consensus driven and slow moving. TP was a very hierarchical partnership, everyone on a need-to-know only basis, and uncollaborative, but faster moving and more sales oriented. Little attention was paid to create a new culture. WW was more wild-west and innovative. TP was more structured and parters ruled. Post merger these two approaches have yet to find a happy middle ground.

    LIke any large firm, strategic decisions take forever. Corporate red tape has increased under the cover of a maturing firm.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to the underlying culture differences that everyone glossed over during the merger.

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