Towers Watson

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Software Engineer - Philadelphia, PA

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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA (US)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA (US)

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Helpful colleagues, flexibility as far as work-life balance is concerned. Telecommuting from home is not a problem when needed. This really helps folks like me who has a family. Enough corporate activities organized by the HR. Overall a good place to work.

Cons

The health insurance the company offers is absolutely ridiculous. By the time you are done paying the high deductibles, the year is over and a new set of deductibles kick in. Not very good for folks with families, especially with small kids where you may have to see the doctor very often. And if you have a family member who has got an ongoing issue like asthma/allergy etc. you will be better off finding some other place to work.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Must offer better health insurance for folks living in the greater Philadelphia area.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Learning every day

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst

    I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Multi-national consulting firm - great exposure to various projects from early point in your career, Intellectual capital, Well-respected firm, pension/401k

    Cons

    Take home salaries for entry-levels are usually below industry's median. Actuarial study program is not generous.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Accomplished consulting firm with flexibility

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

    I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work arrangements possible
    Working with smart people and established Fortune companies

    Cons

    After merger, still trying to build a cohesive culture.
    Slow to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bridge the gap between Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt associates. Recent initiatives are a good start and seems like progress is being made.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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