Topics regarding layoffs at Accenture

Topics regarding layoffs at Accenture

An HR Question...

When a prospective employer runs a background check, does HR tell communicate reasons for leaving (quit, fired, etc.) or just dates of employment? I was fired in September and wondering if I am required to tell them (upon asking why there’s a... —  read more 

Have you been preparing?

Accenture is no stranger to layoffs and I believe it's only a matter of time before the next major round occurs. Nobody is safe, the least of all older and experienced employees. I don't know about you, but I've been preparing for the worst for the... —  read more 

Honest management

It s—s that there is so little information available on what's going with the company right now and what are the plans for the future. Personally, I'd rather have transparent management who were honest with us even if that meant knowing I'm slated... —  read more 

Layoff & Share Buybacks

Accenture: The consulting firm said in late August it would lay off about 25,000 global employees, or about 5% of its total workforce. On Thursday, it announced it would expand its share buyback program by an additional $5 billion, bringing its total... —  read more 

It's definitely not over

I know of at least two people that were hit today. The weird thing was not even their CC nor their Practice manager was aware of who was targeted. Also the performance claim is complete BS. One of the people I know of was a top performer, 100%... —  read more 

Lost a great manager

I was working with a L6 - They were working on a CIO internal project full time and also providing sales support for billable projects. They initially got a good review but was still found to be a candidate for layoff. Their last day was 8/31/20. —  read more 

Is anybody safe here?

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 

Delay the start date?

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 

3Q P&L Pumping

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 

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