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Sogeti Reviews

Updated 18 January 2015
Updated 18 January 2015
56 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent benefits (150% 401k match, 12k Tuition Reimbursment, Training Opportunites) (in 29 reviews)

  • Time-off for work/life balance is one of the best I have seen (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • Bonus program seems to have taken the place of raises (in 18 reviews)

  • It seems that we always talk about Solutioning and practices but end up doing staff augmentation (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    Horrible is the word!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sogeti

    Pros

    Absolutely none. There is no work and India is only a backend for them. Most of the work happens onsite and offshore team is only leveraged for validation or small bits of work.

    Cons

    1. Horrible management team sitting at Mumbai
    2. They harass employees to the limit of calling them back to office for trifling matters once they are half way back home.
    3. Some incompetent bunch of senior members expect employees to take late night calls sitting at office.
    4. They create issue for even women taking a single work from home a month, even when they have an emergency situation with their children at home.
    5.Your boss will never respond to any clarifications seeked.
    6. I was on the verge of lodging a grievance and harassment case with the corporate hr against the sogeti Mumbai senior management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to appreciate talent, and come out of your nasty mindset of simply troubleling employees.

    Learn to respect women and enable them with flexible environments. Stop passing sexist and discriminatory remarks in meetings.

  2.  

    Worst company .

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Bangalore

    I have been working at Sogeti full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Only you get salary on time.
    Work life is good as many project on support so no much work...

    Cons

    many ..... few of them are given below
    1 Worst management
    2 all the projects are on support ... so no more to gain the knowledge.
    3 no onsite travel.
    4 extremely worst for the people for those who does not work on .Net
    5 Maximum head count for a project is 20 to 25 ... hence no vertical growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    sogeti india is the worst company in terms of mangement, communication

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant(Current) in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Consultant(Current) in Bangalore

    I have been working at Sogeti

    Pros

    good salary. else nothing is good here. at some departments work may be good and cool even without work for a long time .

    Cons

    worst management
    demoralising behavior by managers
    people who can shout more becomes a hero.
    not good for good technical persons. i advice a proper talented technical guy not to join in sogeti india, bangalore

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    know your people who work for you. listen to their problem at the work place. higher level managers stop thinking abt ur salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Going downhill

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sogeti

    Pros

    401K but if you stick with company for 3 years. Believe me its long time for this kind of company

    Cons

    Not good projects. Plain body shop. Send people to client side even if they are not qualified. Account executives are worse, do nothing about getting new projects. Long hours and client decides work life balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Misleading and backwards way of operating

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior IT Consultant in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Senior IT Consultant in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I worked at Sogeti full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    My co-workers in the Baltimore office were very welcoming and nice.

    Cons

    Everything else. Their operation model is backwards. They stack up the bench with resources and THEN look for engagements. I was on the bench along with ten others for about three months and then was laid off stating "they didnt have any opportunities". This was quite different from what I was told at the interview. For three months I was simply paid $65,000 to watch training videos. I dont see how they can afford to practice like this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No comment. I didnt really get to know management here.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 5 people found this helpful  

    There is a reason why so many consultants leave this company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sogeti full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    They will tell you whay you want to hear to your face and make you feel like you are valued. Decent benefits

    Cons

    Client satisfaction appears to be the last thing management values. They are so focused on the next sale they do not reward you unless you are part of sales. Consultant = Billing Rate - Cost. It seems like their model is to encourage high turn over (even though they will state that they want stability) to keep margins higher. When a client grows tired of the turn over and inexperience of new developers Sogeti moves on to the next client. I have been at the same client for over a year and honestly do not know who my Account Exec is. Work/Life Balance is determined by your client but if you do not work overtime you will not see much of a bonus. Raises and performance appraisals are done anonymously.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not act surprised when Sogeti is classified as a cheap labor body shop.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 5 people found this helpful  

    Not an honest company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Sogeti

    Pros

    The only pro for working with this company is that it is a job and they leave you alone.

    Cons

    Not honest, they will flat out lie to you to keep you around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest and pay people what they're worth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Was a great place to work for until the currrent CIO took over

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - I Was A Senior Manager With Over 20+ Years
    Former Employee - I Was A Senior Manager With Over 20+ Years

    I worked at Sogeti full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    In the unit I worked in the management team was great. They had the contacts in the area to make the sales. When the new CIO started adjusting the sales compensation and how he wanted to go after sales the unit went down hill.

    Cons

    No one cared about how work was done...no checking on the staff work...also the benfits were outstanding but the company started to chip away he year taking some away..the bonus program was great while under the control of the units manager but the that was taken away and put under corprate....very poor now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a new CIO for Sogeti USA and area managers...let the unit managers run the units...

    I think the Sogeti CEO needs to talk with the staff at Sogeti USA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    not a good experience overall

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sogeti

    Pros

    good resources like msdn account, pluralsight

    Cons

    no good projects, bad management

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor treatment of consultants. No long term growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Consultant
    Former Employee - IT Consultant

    I worked at Sogeti full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    * Great 401k plan and health benefits
    * Entry levels receive 3 weeks paid vacation

    Cons

    * Will not advance in the company without helping with sales
    * Poor management
    * Very long hours

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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