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Good on the CV, better if you can take the pressure.

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Former Employee - SAP Consulting Manager in London, England
Former Employee - SAP Consulting Manager in London, England

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

Pros

A constant churn at the SC / Manager level means opportunities for ambitious people, especially those with previous industry experience.

Cons

The pressure on new managers to deliver results in the first year is intense. Expect an up-or-out escalator in MC / Advisory.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Manage your churn better. Stop offering VR's to the bozos and share more of the upside with the M's.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A fabulous company with immense diversity in intellectual capital and people

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    Current Employee - Sales Lead in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in London, England

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

    Pros

    Accenture is a fabulous company with immense diversity in intellectual capital and people. It remunerates competitively and exposes you to many opportunities for professional development.

    Cons

    I can't think of many. It is a large organisation but does not suffer from any sense of complacency or inertia. I would say for the very ambitious who want to run and manage operations, there is limited opportunity compared with working in a smaller organisation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Capture the spirit of Bill Green and infuse it in the company's management DNA going forward.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Work harder, play hard

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England

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

    Pros

    - Good compensation
    - Some genuinely great people to work with
    - Can make quick progression if your're good and know how to play the game
    - Opportunity to get involved in pretty much any kind of work (see caveat in 'Cons')

    Cons

    - Long hours
    - Isn't as meritocratic as some might have you believe
    - Constant pressure to move to next level (applies to Consulting only)
    - While there is opportunity to work in all sorts of areas, it can be very difficult to get a role in what you actually want to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The decisions you make can have a profound effect on the work/life balance of your team

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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