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Great Company to work for

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Towers Watson full-time

Pros

Worldwide firm with personal recognition.

Cons

Nothing that I can think about

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Management - They are worthless

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    Current Employee - Technical Support in Pasig City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Technical Support in Pasig City (Philippines)

    I have been working at Towers Watson full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are good and HR support is great. This is a good company for fresh graduates who wish to earn fair enough compensation. You'll have an opportunity to learn more as you progress with training sets that would help you get better.

    Cons

    Management is not really supportive. Less compensation compared to other companies. No work/life balance. Looking into performance, you know you've earned a great number during the performance review, no absences, no lates, great customer satisfaction scores, great feedback. However, senior management will always find a way to make sure that the score you got will be less. The ending, your expected increase will greatly drop and for some people, they won't get any. That's how their magic runs. In addition, they want all the employees to work double time. What end up happening? Employees spend OTs without pay because their managers won't agree to file their overtime. Management only thinks that you are great the last time you were. Management pushes you and to motivate you, they'll give incentives in which they doesn't want to give away. They'll give you so many reasons on why you're not eligibile for the incentive after days of full time work just to earn that extra amount of money. When there's an open post for a higher job grade/level, they will definitely look for someone that are within their circle of friends but are WORTHLESS and NON-performers and for the performers with exeptional skills, talents, ability, they'll turn them down.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To the upper management, the employees deserves better. If you really care, then do something about this. You know what are the attrition rates reports are showing. Tell your AM, SAM, directors, senior directors, and any one from the higher positions that it's not fair to manipulate scores. We no longer trust you guys.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    The times are a changin!

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Reigate, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Reigate, England (UK)

    I worked at Towers Watson full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Variety of work, flexibility to manage own work loads and good clients generally.

    Cons

    Targets, targets and more targets combined with requirement to charge for everything, open brown nosing and open 'sucking up' to move ahead, lack of collaboration and competition with colleagues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You lost the Watson Wyatt culture and sold your souls to rampant individualism, rewarding same and similar behaviours and suppressing difference. A good place to learn and then move on, but not a nice place to work and try make a difference in the finish.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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