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Layoff in Accenture is a reality. It is fine if the decision is due to the bad financial performance of the company or the bad performance of the employee, even after given with a warning. What happens on the ground is head count reduction in each... read more
They will wait for 4 weeks on bench and will lay you off without any warning. They do not care what good you have worked in past. It's good if you are starting as freasher, otherwise I will suggest you look for yourself.
I am concerned that we'll have redundancies again and that things will get worse in 2018. You never know with Accenture, sometimes it's OK here sometimes it's just crazy. Uncertainty is the only constant here - things keep changing and if we do not... read more
Jobs in Accenture bangalore put on sale By HR recruiteent department -candidates of highest bidder(consultancy agency/head hunter) get offer. Skill or expertise dont matter
I am surprised that we do not have many messages on job cuts in Bangalore. The whole IT sector, non only Accenture if affected by job cuts. The techie unemployment continue to rise and with the slow down it's getting harder to find jobs, especially... read more
Someone please confirm RIFs in Chicago.
End of Aug, early Sept when they realize they were significantly over budget or cannot find the budget for tech investments they want they will go after especially Internal Sr Managers in the name of "Recovery," and push them out the door, especially... read more
The PTO used to start at 25 days for all Accenture resources - they changed this so the carrot is gone - this is for the USA only - not sure how other countries treat this as I am sure Europe gets a ton of PTO... Anyhow, now they give you 16 days of... read more
Accenture shoves out talented people all the time when they are not meeting their CCI number and under constant pressure from Jo Deblaere and his cost cutting goons to take heads out and put them in India or BA. Then promise of world class... read more
Layoff disguised as attrition thro Forced Resignations Are Becoming Common in Pune's IT Sector /
Accenture is one of the very few companies who does not believe in losing precious manpower after investing large amount in their training. The hiring and inductions costs itself is so high that they pick the best fit candidate and do everything... read more
Accenture is laying off big time in India. They have brought a new appraisal process last year(2016) under the guise of doing away with bell curve. But in reality, the new appraisal process has been used to brutally earmark the employees under "Need... read more
Accenture will soon be taken over (bought) by one of the bigger companies and the Managers, Senior Managers and above who are non-technical from US/Canada/UK/Australia/NZ/India/China/Phillipines will be laid off in big numbers. Since they are being... read more
Resume from only external recruiting agencies considers. Good referrals on portal deleted and sent to agencies. Pay to hire scam going on massive scale. From Bangalore it has spread to chennai not and Hyderabad. Outside recruiter now asking... read more
Is it true that there will be large layoffs soon? I hear that CTS and Capgemini are in the process of introducing large retrenchment in India - I am curious how this may impact Accenture.
Accenture is not a good company. Better join those company which respect the employee contributions. Accenture has hidden guidelines which they never speak in official but the guidelines comes to HR and then HR ask the resource to put resignation... read more
I'd like to see if someone can give us more info about job cuts in Dublin.
Any updates about layoffs in Canada - Resources group? Please share it if you have more info, I know there was a thread on this a few years ago but nobody is talking about layoffs at Accenture right now...
Layoffs are happening on a regular basis in other global locations as well. They get rid of people as soon as they don't think they need them any longer, irrespective of performance etc.
Accenture laying off the resources even those are working in Accenture more than 5 years and they are not looking their contribution in this tenure. I will suggest please do not join this company, they are giving good hike just for sake of demand... read more
Accenture has been in talks with VZ for a while now to take over VZW call centers except for the 6 that are covered currently by tax abatements in AL, SC, NC, and IL. VZ will run out the abatements and eventually rebuild overseas. Check the state... read more
Laid off mid march and i still haven't been able to find work as a consultant. what is going on out there? Are other big firms hiring? not hiring experienced consultant? Why am i not getting call backs? too many consultants laid off at one time... read more
Accenture india operations severe budget cuts . Promotion stops. Bad vibes. Any news what is happening
I have my eye on an internal vacancy advertised on w3. It seems like an excellent fit but at the bottom it says something like "due to blah blah we can only hire from the Cloud (nee middleware) division. Now, I'm actually attached to Tivoli which... read more
I was working on proposals for six months, was told I was needed on the proposals and NOT to look for chargeable work, and then I was suddenly told I wasn't chargeable enough and got let go. So do not believe them when they say you should just sit on... read more
Seriously, I am on a project and we are having major budget issues - my manager mentioned that I should consider taking PTO to help with the budget. I've been accumulating PTO as I am planning a family thing and I do not want to do this - but she is... read more
Layoff's happening if you're on the bench for how long? I am seriously worried now, i have been on the bench since Jan but working on proposals and packages consistently - just not on projects.
Experienced hires are always at risk of layoffs at Accenture because they are not as well networked, get unknowingly taken advantage of by the old guard culture as there are so many things they don't know: Tricks to survive, Crony networks that can... read more
my husband got the notice today that he's being laid off. 2 weeks notice. they told him "we over-hired last year". what about my family? we have a child and i make pennies a year at a nonprofit. this is terrible. i feel so despondent.
An interesting read: Since I left Accenture, I have thought a lot about how the operating model has changed the firm. Its hard to argue with success as Accenture weathered the financial crisis well and the stock is hitting new all-time highs. Yet, my... read more
Think quite a few will be joining me. The bench is massive. I was only put on two projects the entire time I was there. Spent more time on bench then on projects. It's a shame.
I know some who got two weeks notice today.
I heard you had cuts - are layoffs over?
It started in HR about this time last year and has just started again this week with e-mails starting to fly about veterans at the Sr Manager level in Enterprise being let go with the per usual HR meetings to come. Not a surprise as there has been... read more
What are the updates, are we still cutting jobs in India?