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Accenture Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.6 7,987 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme

Pierre Nanterme

(3,149 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • 55k range but the work/life balance is not worth the price in my opinion (in 488 reviews)

  • Good work culture generally but depends on the project u are working for (in 456 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance despite being a tag line of many internal inititatives is a joke (in 971 reviews)

  • No work-life balance for consultants trying to make it up the ranks to Managing Directors (in 161 reviews)

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    Fantastic organisation

    Managing Director (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat opportunity for fast progression, abundance of talent, deep industry and solution skills. Quality approach to diversity and recognising value of teams.

    ConsSignificant travel requirement can be challenging depending on life stage. Good progress in flexible working options and opportunity to transition roles when appropriate for work-life balance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't become IBM. Increasing tendancy to want to manage by spreadsheets and divide sales and delivery leadership. This is the differentiator, don't lose it.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Exceptionally talented people who work hard

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Sydney

    ProsI loved working with smart, hard working individuals to move mountains

    ConsA lot of travel which is great when you are young, but not so great when you have children

    Advice to Senior ManagementExplore how you can utilize 'Mums" in remote positions :-)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work hard surrounded by the best people.

    Senior Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsWork hard/Play hard mentality. Genuine shared goals and everyone works hard.

    ConsFosters a competitive culture, mixed quality amongst senior leaders

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A big company which worth to have an experience

    Systems Integration Consultant (Former Employee) Melbourne

    ProsBig company, working with all the young telanted people, lots of different projects and technologies

    Conschallanging not the job itself, but the way to deal with people and management

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould really base on workload and performance to consider a person who could be promoted, not based on how well socialize and networking

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Positive Accenture review

    Senior Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent people, great global network, interesting career opportunities, ethical employer

    ConsLong hours and out of town assignments (no different to other consulting companies)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    You make your own way

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe analyst group you start with will be your good friends. Lots of company perks here and there. Though I would sacrifice for higher base salary. Long term prospects are very high if you can stick it out.

    ConsQuite a low starting salary compared to IT grads in other technology firms.
    Not all managers are the same. You may not get the travel opportunities they sell you during interview process.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive something more to the bottom end. Make sure all the lower end is covered, not just some. Try to avoid favoritism among teams

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Accenture pays much less than market salary.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prostraining opportunities, travel and workforce!

    Consunderpaid, all depends on luck and projects one get.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent learning experience, Great work environment.

    Senior SAP Consultant (Former Employee) Melbourne

    ProsInteresting work, High standards for performance

    ConsPolitical and Rigid in its management styles. Not many options for choosing career paths.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLive to the company values all the time and Respect your people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Really Great and happy to be a part of it

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVisibility in the processes and learning new things..

    ConsVery Aggressive at times and compensations are not competitive.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNonen

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Consultant

    Consultant (Current Employee) Sydney

    ProsGreat challenges, experienced people with good opportunities for client exposure. The roles and type of work varies greatly even if you are in the same team.

    ConsCould contain some long hours. You will have to stay committed to achieve your goals.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't commit to unreasonable targets just for the sake of making sales. There are usually new members in the team that is still learning

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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