Has anyone heard that layoffs have started in India? I think some of the internal people just disappeared with no warning. Wonder what scale that is.
Topics regarding layoffs at Accenture
Why was Accenture name removed from the list on the main page?
Is there such a thing as a safe position at Accenture right now? The layoffs in the past several months made very little sense to me considering the people who were let go. It was all over the place - from people with high pay and most experience to... — read more
My start date was initially set to be in September 2020 but has since been pushed back until January 2021. My role is in Security in a large metro... My school is offering a program to get a masters of science in engineering in 2 semesters... — read more
An internal message was sent to all UK staff this afternoon. newspapers had the news within the hour ... 6-8% of headcount is the... — read more
That's the goal (the only goal) of these layoffs. Numbers up, exec bonuses up. End of story. There had a several other approaches if they wanted not to do layoffs. OK, it's just business - but Julie & Co. please do not be so obviously deceiving and... — read more
Just think about it - where can we apply for a new job when everybody is laying off right now? Nobody is hiring and will not be for who knows how long. What does that leave us with? How long before the severance money runs out? I know people... — read more
You are just a number to Accenture, no matter how much support you have from projects as well as good reviews. Their agenda now is to promote minorities so others they need money.
Typing this on phone, there will be typos. I was laid off in 2009, and being axed s—s. It s—s big time. I was a consultant in C&HT at the time, based out of the NYC office. It was difficult to find any projects, I ended up sitting on the bench... — read more
I am bummed that I was forced to take a vacation, THEN they nerf me, effectively taking my money out of my pocket. No transparency there.
For new folks here, there is an "ACTIVE" button right above the first thread - you can use it to see what posts had recent replies. That's all from me. Anyhow, I hope this helps someone. Good luck all...
Did anyone's joining date for a consultant position got postponed/cancelled due to covid-19? What's on your mind? What are your plans (this may take a while).
Been with company about 9 months, got lay-off notice last Friday due to ‘low utilization’. However, was on large major client. Did not may sense. No recourse to dispute as I was told decision final. Had not been with company long enough to even... — read more
I am hearing that we are 100% done with layoffs and barring major problems with the economy bouncing back there should be no additional cuts this year. Also, I am hearing that there is a very large P&L shuffle in the works, they will be moving cheese... — read more
1 week of severance for every full year of service for L8 and below.
I wish ACN’s senior leadership did a better job at communicating internally on such issues and not just externally on news channels etc. Here are things to consider going forward: Be honest and transparent to employees on which groups have... — read more
I was notified yesterday. I was suggested for promotion mid-year and expected it in August. 100% recoverable very busy. Was told the algorithm looked at role and impact for decision. Well, sh–. Would like to know all the aspects of “the algorithm” in... — read more
Accenture started COVID-related layoffs today. Details are still unclear but ~10% of U.S workforce is the internal target being thrown around. Cyber practices heavily impacted.
We have confirmed layoffs today. Cut would finish by the end of the day.
Should we worry about more notifications going out today or was everybody affected notified yesterday?
The names on the lists may have been reviewed by a human but systems and formulas were the origination. Does anyone have the global count or percentage?
Having seen layoffs during 2001 and 2008-2009, we may expect the following to hold true during the upcoming layoffs (I am 100% certain there will be cuts across the board): Non-essential administrative and support staff (e.g. marketing, IT... — read more
I’ve heard that many consluting companies are planning to adjust new-hires’ salary levels, any idea by how much? Do we have anyone on this board who was with the company back in 2001 or 2008 - what happened then?
I was a high performer in my first three years at ACN and built a great reputation. Early last year, an old SM I enjoyed working with begged me to come help him turn a failing project around. Silly me, I agreed. I get on the ground, and sh– is a... — read more
I think layoffs are inevitable given the sharp downturn globally. The demand for consulting evaporated over last 2 weeks. Services are working fine as they are long term things, so that's all good but consulting is about to get butchereed big time. I... — read more
Do you know what would be severance payment for a: Consultant US West Resources I am sure cuts are coming. Please let me know.
Any ideas on how will Accenture's acquisition of Context Information Security affect us? They are not too big, but I can still see some consolidation taking place. Not to mention, this company never misses an opportunity to cut some costs (meaning... — read more
What is next for us? Keep calm and carry on…
What's the total headcount? How many employees work at Dublin?
There are rumors flying on our site (Sabre) and I wanted to see if someone here on Accenture's board had more info. Here it goes: https://www.thelayoff.com/t/12uKBds6 or @12uKBds6
Do you think there may be small/medium/large Accenture Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
This is per Business Insider, coverage of "World’s Most Attractive Employers 2019" (WMAE 2019) Source Study: https://universumglobal.com/wmae-2019/ PDF File: https://storage.pardot.com/13732/214935/WMAE_2019_ebook.pdf Universum, a research... — read more
I cannot find the info on Accenture Federal Services Severance Package - I checked "Rewards and Benefits" site and there is nothing there. I do not want to trigger a flag by calling HR, career counselor or whatever - I just want to know what they... — read more
Australia - Digital and Technology are not doing well. They're cutting good people and promoting the unworthy ones. A few high performing people were asked to leave and the reasoning behind it was complete bullc-ap. Apart from layoffs, lots have been... — read more
Does Accenture USA offer a pension plan nowadays? I know some other consulting companies do, yet many do not.
What does anyone know of this guy? He is leaving to become CEO of DXC. Anyone know him or have anything to say about him?
Age discrimination Lawsuits: Accenture, Facebook sued by sales boss for favoring 'new blood' Source: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/06/accenture_facebook_age_discrimination/ — read more