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Sogeti Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
Sogeti – Chicago – “office lobby”

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3.1 354 reviews

61% Approve of the CEO

Sogeti Chairman & CEO Luc-François Salvador

Luc-François Salvador

(36 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent benefits (150% 401k match, 12k Tuition Reimbursment, Training Opportunites)(in 25 reviews)

  • The company offers some of the best matching and profit sharing as can be found in the industry(in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • Bonus program seems to have taken the place of raises(in 17 reviews)

  • Sogeti is not a true consulting company there are few to no projects, and all of the work is staff augmentation(in 15 reviews)

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    Worst company .

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Bangalore

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

    Consmany ..... 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.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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

    Consultant(Current) (Current Employee) Bangalore

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

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

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Poorly managed staffing firm (Seattle unit)

    Consultant (Former Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros- place where you will definitely end up getting a job
    - reason for above is consultants do not stay here for long unless they have a personal limitation ( family or otherwise) and there is no reason they should unless they have a personal limitation ( family or otherwise)
    - anyone looking to join should plan well in advance their priorities and manage their expectations
    - my advice would be to go with the flow in this unit and don't be surprised if you get a whole new flavor of consulting experience

    Cons- certainly not a place for technical consultants
    - neither a place for young aspiring candidates to hope for an awesome start to their careers
    - don't be surprised with workplace politics in this unit ; higher ups spend more time dealing/creating politics and serving self interests than focusing on growing the company or people or finding projects

    Advice to Senior Management- manage the culture crisis and the talent crisis in Seattle unit
    - invest in right kind of talent especially at the higher end of the hierarchy in this unit
    - I had heard some great things about Sogeti from people who worked long back that was the reason I joined, I was definitely disappointed to see the current failing state
    - Seattle unit needs a total re-haul - do that re-haul
    - as with anything persistence pays - so good luck with your efforts!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Employment is like a Contract position

    Manager Consultant (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsBig offers to make you dream of career growth, Educational assistance upto 12 grand a year, 150% 401K Contribution etc..

    But dreams will remain as dream.. They will terminate you before your 401K vesting start (within 3 years)
    They will never approve your educational expense request..
    You will be terminated as soon as your billing ends..

    A big Sham and a big shame for Cap Gemini for carrying this brand

    ConsThey will not promote any career growth, educational assistance and terminate you before your 401K company contribution gets vested

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease take out all the attractive benefits and accept that you are like a contracting company who wil terminate employees as they complete their billing engagement

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Worst Company - don't get fooled by the CapGemini brand

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsWould have nothing good to say. If you are lucky one of few, you can survive with a good billing position

    ConsEach unit is fractured from rest of the organization. Every employee is just another source of revenue. Work hours are crazy. Performance evaluation is a joke. Bonus program is one of trickiest, seems like you will make good bonus until the last day of the year when you slide down badly and end up getting nothing. They don't trust their employees one bit. The senior management is just happy making their bonus and care less about their own. They make false promises to both employees and customers about capabilities and put undue pressure on the middle management and below to get the work done. The benefits like profit sharing and 401k match are deceiving. They don't vest until you complete 3 years. If you are on bench, you are pretty much on your own or they try to fit you in any role with no skill match.

    Advice to Senior ManagementChange your company culture for the better.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Staff Augmentation with minimal communication

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSogeti has a nice brand name with a high profile parent company; CapGemini. It has a great benefits package including a terrific 401k option...if you can wait 3 years for it to vest. There are lots of talented people employed by Sogeti who are passionate about what they do and can deliver high quality work.

    ConsThere is little to no communication from leadership to it's consultants. The moral is low and not much is being done to change that. There is a high turnover rate and the projects are tactical in nature.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRegroup and realize your consultants are a valued asset and not a warm body to staff. Have an open and transparent communication process.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Horrible, have no idea why I stayed so long.

    Senior Consultant (Former Employee) Cincinnati, OH (US)

    ProsFew decent colleagues that you can work with
    Some clients are nice and understanding.

    ConsLow pay and minimum raises.
    Having managers who have no technical skills and do not know what you do.
    Backstabbing for any sort of bonus.
    No opportunity for advancement.
    No support from management and no opportunity for training.
    You are left to your own, sink or swim.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFire yourselfs.
    Fire your yes man.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Violations.. this "business" needs to be audited.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsNone... you are wasting your time.

    ConsNo Human Resources. And thats just a start..

    Advice to Senior ManagementA total overhaul of the company structure on how it operates. There is absolutely no accountability leadership in this company. Complete misconception of leadership. This company operates like a Mafia.

    Its NO DIFFERENT from a third grade consulting body shop, picking up folks from third party body shops for pennies and fresh grads, under compensating and exploiting them on Visa and immigration aspects. Complete lack of ethics, quality.

    DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME HERE.. JUST NOT WORTH IT. You will be just jeopardizing your career.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good for new grads, but make your stay short

    Consultant (Former Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

    ProsGets you corporate experience but other than that I would recommend finding a better place after a year or 2

    ConsLow pay. A lot of politics go on. CEO decreases benefits. Nearly impossible to get a bonus. Have no sense of direction

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Consulting sweat shop.

    Consultant (Former Employee) Charlotte, NC (US)

    Pros401k is matched at 150% up to the first 6%.

    ConsMediocre pay structure. Factory mentality. Disgusting PTO plan. It's a billing machine not an employer.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYour supposed to be a boutique consulting firm, not a factory.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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