Watson Wyatt Worldwide Europe


The Vault Review

Uppers

  • "Graduate programme is second to none"
  • "Variation in work from one client to another"
  • "Quick opportunities to develop, and given responsibilities early on"
  • "Lack of pressure in comparison to other firms"

Downers

  • Little client exposure at more junior levels due to the size of the firm
  • "Some archaic attitudes and rules"
  • "Little chance to do extended projects"
  • "Head office in Reigate is not attractive for young people due to its price and older demographics"

The Buzz

  • "Pure HR experts"
  • "Actuaries"
  • "Well paid staff and great clients"
  • "Boring assignments"

Survey Says

A stickler for tradition

Insiders at Watson Wyatt acknowledge that the age of the firm has resulted in a "traditional" culture, which can be "bureaucratically hierarchical".  "Band status seems to be a big thing for some people," a consultant points...

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