Avanade Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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  • "Good opportunities and great people to work(in 89 reviews)

  • "Opportunity to learn new Microsoft technologies(in 81 reviews)

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  • "Potentially really long hours, potentially really dull work, potentially really difficult client(in 50 reviews)

  • "weekly travels, no work-life balance(in 27 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great IT consulting firm

      Jan 18, 2021 - Digital Architect in Fredericton, NB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good insurance Big client Latest training and industry information trend

      Cons

      Long hours of work Alway traveling

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Positive place to work, but highly dependent on your client

      Jan 15, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, great benefits, potential for interesting work, potential for interesting travel. Incredibly wonderful and kind people to work with. Potential for good work/life balance.

      Cons

      Potentially really long hours, potentially really dull work, potentially really difficult client. You might end up staying at a hotel in the middle of nowhere New Jersey 4 nights a week.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Solution Architect

      Dec 7, 2020 - Group Manager in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Client Portfolio, Interesting Technology Solutions

      Cons

      There were long hours at times.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      UX Designer

      Nov 9, 2020 - User Experience Designer in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Skill development, wide network, travel, diverse projects.

      Cons

      Long hours, compensation, stress, not enough resources on projects, tight deadlines sometimes without the right resources on projects.

      1 person found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      May 26, 2020 - Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good support for training and development

      Cons

      Long hours depending upon project

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      Avanade Response

      Exec GM Avanade UKI

      Thank you for your review. Feel free to reach out to HR or your Career Adviser for any support. Regards, Andy

    6. 5.0
      Current Contractor, less than 1 year

      Normal

      Apr 21, 2020 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      remuneration package is acceptable. get to work with different client

      Cons

      need to work over time, long hours

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place to Work

      Apr 16, 2020 - Senior Analyst in London, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Cutting edge of technology, lots of support for training and Microsoft certifications. Not held back by level; if you have the ability you can do it.

      Cons

      Long hours sometimes, wage doesn't always accurately represent skill at lower levels.

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      Avanade Response

      Exec GM Avanade UKI

      Thank you for your review and for your feedback. We’re pleased to hear you find Avanade an encouraging working environment with room for progression; this is what we’re striving for! If you have any questions about salaries, please contact the HR team or me directly on andy.gillett@avanade.com Regards, Andy

    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Long hour projects and bad management

      Nov 2, 2019 - Solutions Developer in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits Good colleagues (But mostly left, leaving or will leave)

      Cons

      - long hours, weekends are all spent on the project. Leave can be frozen and unable to be utilized - management use threats to get people to work - people leaving is a norm. Management rather spend money to hire new people than retain employees

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      10 people found this review helpful
    9. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Extremely long working hours

      Nov 8, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee benefits are one of the most competitive in the market.

      Cons

      - You are expected to work on weekends. - Long hours, minimum 12hrs a day. - Results drivens. New joiners are expected to pick up things very quickly or risk being escalated. -Too many politics -Bad management team, does not care about the growth of their employees. -Unrealistic timeline

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      7 people found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Challenging but rewarding

      Sep 3, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging work and you will be rewarded for doing well

      Cons

      Management change and as a result many people are leaving Very long hours on certain projects

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