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PTO Changes

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

Be careful

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

Accenture India Layoffs

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

Nobody is safe

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

Accenture India Layoffs

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 Canada Layoffs

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...
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Layoffs are happening on a regular basis

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 India Layoffs

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

Verizon Wireless, Unions and Accenture

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 in March and still haven't found a job.

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

Internal Role - UK

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
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Can a manager force you to take PTO time?

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

Proposal Work - Exposed?

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

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

2 weeks notice

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.

Organizational Changes

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

Was laid off yesterday.

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.

Focus on Cost Cutting (non Client Facing)

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

The layoffs continue

I just had lunch with an MD and they said that if you're unstaffed, you're in serious danger of being laid off.

Manager

Accenture is laying off, without any news in media, demand is slow. I know someone got laid off with 2 weeks notice.

Need an advice: Please lay me off...

I've been thinking of leaving Accenture for what I perceive as greener pastures. Green being a better work life balance and back doing some kind of development work. To explain the situation: I've been on my project with various companies over the... read more

Many of us will be moved to CD&O

Many of us will be moved to CD&O: I'm worried my neck is on the chopping block as well. This is just what is going around in the rumor mill, that many of us will be moved to CD&O, no arguing your way out of it. The logic behind it is to move everyone... read more

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