Sogeti Reviews

Updated 21 October, 2014
Updated 21 October, 2014
389 Reviews
3.0
389 Reviews
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Sogeti Chairman & CEO Luc-François Salvador
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent benefits (150% 401k match, 12k Tuition Reimbursment, Training Opportunites) (in 28 reviews)

  • Great 401(k), Good Benefits-no premiums on med/dental co (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • Bonus program seems to have taken the place of raises (in 18 reviews)

  • Work life balance is what they promote but in reality, it does not happen (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    My experience at Sogeti has been very positive overall.

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

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

    Pros

    Good collaboration with the Consultants. We hire very talented Consultants that are innovative for our Clients.

    Cons

    Lack of training for Account Executives. Thoughts of just do the job as we pay you well. We don't need national training or meetings for you to meet and collaborate with others.

    No growth opportunity for Account Executives. Very male dominated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find some female leadership and provide leadership training to your Leaders. Just because they were a good Consultant does NOT make them a good leader

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Working @ Sogeti Netherlands as a Relationship manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vianen, South Holland (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vianen, South Holland (Netherlands)

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

    Pros

    responsebility, freedom, very nice colleagues, respect, expertise, possebilities, personal growth, telephone, laptop, culture fit

    Cons

    salary, personal benefit structure, short term goals, less external courses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe we have to start a personal benfit structure for the IT pro's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dissappointing

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

    I worked at Sogeti full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits,Msdn subscription,Laptop,clients,ok kind of leadership

    Cons

    Work culture ; Attitude of people; No support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start paying more attention to other units than just the Headquarters. You need to move people around quite a bit. The work culture is awful. Consultants are only respected if they are billing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    No integrity, sweat shop, run!

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

    I worked at Sogeti full-time

    Pros

    You have a job not a career. Company is falling apart.

    Cons

    Lack of technology, outdated laptops, no solutions, no leadership, don't appreciate or recognize talent. Don't leave two weeks notice; you will be let go that day. Poor pay, almost impossible to get good bonus. Too many roles for consultant and no focus. Too many technologies and no focus. Run away from this company!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    My experience at Sogeti has been filled with challenges and I have gained a lot of experiences.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Dayton, OH (US)
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Dayton, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    Bonus Program, Amount of PTO, Challenging/Not Boring, Opportunity to Travel, Networking Opportunities are Great

    Cons

    A lot of uncertainty when you are on the bench between projects, you have little control or influence on a lot of the factors that go into the bonus program, compensation is lower than average, may have to travel far from your home to clients

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice would be for management to think about decisions they make and how they can affect the consultant directly. If Sogeti's local touch local reach model is going to work, Sogeti needs to be able to retain good consultants. No one wants to drive hours to their client, they want to be home and have a work life balance, so make sure and gear the projects not just towards Sogeti's revenue goals, but also towards how the consultant is affected. If the good consultants leave Sogeti, that means a lot less revenue for Sogeti because revenue will be lost on those consultants that leave and future consultants those good consultants could have trained.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good company to work for !

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Sogeti full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and the jobs are local - so none to very little traveling is required !

    Cons

    Internal workflows / processes are not so streamlined and are sometimes confusing.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    It is ok so far, but future seems to be deteriorating

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    150% 401K match
    No premium pay for health insurance

    Cons

    *Very high deductible health insurance- 12k
    *Bonus plan that never benefits a consultant. It only benefits the top management
    *No over time or comp time for extra hours worked. They say all the extra hours goes to your bonus points to increase your bonus potential. That is not true.
    *They are slowly taking away benefits from employees. The recent policy change was , no pto accrual if you have more than 200 hrs.
    *They are loosing clients. Account Executives are not capable.
    *It's a body shop.
    *They say they will pay on bench. But if they can't find a project for you in few weeks,, they will ask you to leave the company.
    *Very weak account exes who just care about their commission from their existing clients only. They don't look for new opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a vision what you want to be. Don't get caught up with the confusion of consulting firm vs body shop. In reality you are currently running a body shop.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Things aren't what they appear to be.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Denver, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Denver, CO (US)

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

    Pros

    Great benefits - matching 401K at 150% - tuition reimbursement - pay for certifications. Interesting assignments - paid time on bench.

    Cons

    If you use the benefits, it reduces your chance for a bonus. To earn a bonus, a lot of time outside of office hours is expected of you. Work life balance is what they promote but in reality, it does not happen. The more you do on your own time, the more that is expected of you.

    There is no transparency. People leave and they just disappear off the face of the earth - causes a lot of rumors to start - where if the company would just say "so and so has moved on for their own reasons", there would be less wondering and gossiping. Good people don't seem to last long - high turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    CEO doesn't care about the people at all. He claims transparency but there is none. You don't motivate people by humiliating them in front of their peers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    A good starting company, if you don't mind poor salary

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Paris (France)

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

    Pros

    Good projects, good personal technical improvement, character developpement, good team environment

    Cons

    poor management, no personal recognition for hard work, poor salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's more than work, it's a family innovation lab

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Phoenix, AZ (US)

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

    Pros

    If you enjoy endless learning and driving client value, Sogeti is the place!

    Cons

    Finding time to get away from work, not enough back office support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the culture and invest in appreciation and branding.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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