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Not a company to work for.

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Current Employee - Consultant
Current Employee - Consultant

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

Pros

People are polite and you can work from home. That is about the extent of it.

Cons

This company is so archaic, it is frightening. And they believe they are "in touch" with the world as it is today. Guess again.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Move to the future, take a stand and set some clear direction.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Actuarial Analyst

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Memphis, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Memphis, TN (US)

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

    Pros

    Great work environment in nice part of town. Small office feels like a community.

    Cons

    Entry level position, a lot of on the job training. Low starting pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Top 3 professional experiences

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Towers Watson as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - tons of opportunities for personal & professional development
    - smart people
    - interesting work
    - autonomy
    - flexibility (work from home very accepted)

    Cons

    - inconsistent leadership across business units; some leaders don't communicate, others do
    - risk aversion to telling people realities of change post-merger lead to many frustrated & disengaged associates

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be open - give your very smart people the benefit of the doubt - deliver tough messages without sugar coating, those who don't accept it don't belong there in the long run.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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