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The new engagement sounds like a promising one (huge client with world-wide presence, industry-leading technology, “great opportunity for my career”, long-term gig)… But I don’t feel comfortable or respected when I speak with the future PM. Is it worth it? The company pays the same whether it’s this project or another one / others. None sound terrible or alarming upfront :)

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This is pretty common with Capgemini mgmt folks if they have worked for more than 10 years at same client- they feel like they own the company and there is no mutual respect for subordinates! Additionally, If you have to grow in Capgemini then you would have to live with it or you can always find a better company like I did 😄

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You are right. Two things though: I wasn’t thinking of changing companies just yet (by promotion is coming through currently, I pretty much got it but it’s not officially announced yet), and I have other priorities in life right now I have to take care of, and the second one is that I worked at this client engagement already for 1,5 yrs (and I’m coming back now, but into a different department and a BU), yet I had such an awesome experience already working with Cap folks and the way I was treated during this 1,5 yrs time that I was actually very happy! So this is an unpleasant surprise for me. Such a poor leadership approach… and I’m not even officially in yet! What’s gonna be next to come if I do join.

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