Hitachi Consulting

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Hitachi Consulting Reviews

Updated 19 November 2014
Updated 19 November 2014
376 Reviews
3.1
376 Reviews
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Hitachi Consulting President and CEO Philip R. Parr
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is good but although depends on the project (in 40 reviews)

  • The culture is very relaxed and the people are great (in 29 reviews)


Cons
  • Can be stressful and sometimes work/ life balance can be a challenge (in 13 reviews)

  • Senior Management is out of touch with reality (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good Company to work for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hitachi Consulting

    Pros

    Good Work life balance is a big pro

    Cons

    Internal ploitics can be an irritant

  2.  

    Awesome place to work!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - HR-Executive in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - HR-Executive in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Hitachi Consulting full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Pay..Benefits and work hour flexibility.

    Cons

    I don't think it has any.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the momentum going on for Hi Brand

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Could do better

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Hitachi Consulting full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Low expectations of employees. Wide range of projects and technologies. Decent opportunities to training.

    Cons

    Just not a compelling or interesting place to work. A lot of "old school" VPs who are not interested in creative ideas; only in making their numbers. Hitachi is still focused on ERP which is a dying service. There are very few projects which are interesting and even fewer people that know how to sell them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement a "no jerk" policy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Quite a rich experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Tokyo (Japan)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Tokyo (Japan)

    I have been working at Hitachi Consulting full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Opportunities are abundant, as it is serious about growing its portfolio across Asian market - hence, you get to work on various interesting projects.

    Cons

    Because its a Japanese company, you can still witness some of the rigidity of the Japanese traditional management. Yet I could say that its improving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Office culture has to change to accommodate more productivity.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    The employees at Hitachi are first-rate, but young employees have little choice in their roles and practice.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Hitachi Consulting full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    At Hitachi, I worked with some of the best people in my experience. Every member of my project team was ready to help with tasks, teach or train on applications, or work together to solve problems. There are numerous employee resource groups to help connect with people with similar interests or goals, such as charity fundraising, social planning, or minority groups. Additionally, Hitachi has great benefits and vacation policy.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, for me, the cons outweighed the pros at Hitachi. As a college hire, I was not given any choice on the type of work I was involved in. I was pulled into an area outside my interest and expertise, and it became apparent that I would not be able to exit this practice without leaving the company. I also landed in a project whose management fostered a very negative culture of work-life balance. Team members were often called unexpectedly to work long or late hours on both weekdays and weekends.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Consulting with Matrix Management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Busy schedule, Plenty of work, Diverse business culture

    Cons

    Low salaries, lack of product experience, old school management style

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Regional practices are not really open to "national practice" model that has been invoked and dictated

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work, if you are a developer or project manager.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager, Specialized Services in Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager, Specialized Services in Seattle, WA (US)

    I worked at Hitachi Consulting full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Unlimited Vacation Time
    - Ownership of Projects
    - Variety of Projects
    - Travel

    Cons

    - Travel
    - They aren't sure what to do with specialists
    - A lot of cliques

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understanding the mid to senior level employees capabilities and focuses is crucial to keeping those resources happy. Forcing those who have industry experience into project management roles, when that is neither their focus or strength will not accomplish this.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Best WorkCulture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Best work culture, various options for tax saving and career growth

    Cons

    compensation not as per standards, now they are realized and increasing now...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Nice place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    This is about practice in DAX
    Very cooperative
    Less work pressure
    Provides time to learn new concepts
    Good benefits

    Cons

    This is about practice in DAX
    Promotions are bit difficult

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Intermediate Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intermediate Consultant in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Intermediate Consultant in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Awesome progressive environment; fantastic management that looks out for staff. The company is becoming one of the largest in the U.S./Canada and has exciting growth potential.

    Cons

    Average pay. Lack of travel opportunities for some departments, but is to be expected with certain lines of busines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Staff should be able to grow career skills with collaborative projects across offices.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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