EY Reviews

Updated September 28, 2014
Updated September 28, 2014
4,524 Reviews
3.7
4,524 Reviews
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EY Global Chairman and CEO Mark Weinberger
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Policies on flexible-working supports the principle of a work-life balance (in 225 reviews)

  • it's a good place to start your career (max 3 yrs) or good if you have a family (in 103 reviews)


Cons
  • very poor work life balance; not enough staff to meet client needs; quite political (in 640 reviews)

  • Same cons as working at any consulting firm -- you will be work long hours (in 681 reviews)

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  1.  

    Best consulting firm

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Director  in  Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Budapest (Hungary)

    I have been working at EY for more than a year

    Pros

    good individuals & good brand name

    Cons

    we are in the tough market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep the precious good people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Staff  in  Athens (Greece)
    Current Employee - Advisory Staff in Athens (Greece)

    I have been working at EY full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People, working conditions, interesting projects

    Cons

    Salary, salary, salary, salary, salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Ernst & Young is a great work place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Staff  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Tax Staff in Washington, DC

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There is always room for advancement

    Cons

    The work hours can be long at times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Staff

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Staff  in  Malmö, Skåne (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Audit Staff in Malmö, Skåne (Sweden)

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Firm, good experience, steep learningcurve

    Cons

    The salary compared to the long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Best company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Level II Service Desk | Remote Services  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Level II Service Desk | Remote Services in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Total support to it's employees. Rated Best place to work for over 16 years and yes it is the best place to work.

    Cons

    Work -life balance could be improved, but they always try to make right.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'm starting with a new group so I have no comment at this time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    good as it is and aoog

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    good
    i am intern in EY

    Cons

    good

    I want to inern

  8.  

    Great company perks in terms of travel and incentives

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Senior  in  Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Audit Senior in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company in terms of travel and incentives

    Cons

    Work life balance will not be good for those under-performing employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Best place to start your career!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assurance Manager  in  McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Assurance Manager in McLean, VA

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Extremely talented people, resources, network.

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, small room for recognition given the number of hours put in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work, great people, and great learning experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EY

    Pros

    -People, teams, Learning Experience,Teamwork, Career Advancement

    Cons

    -Pay could be higher for hours worked

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If EY members are going to help Vision 2020 succeed then they must be rewarded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Generally happy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - International Tax Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - International Tax Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at EY full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    If you work hard and are valued they will do what they can to keep you with the company and satisfied.

    Cons

    Haven't managed to work out how to have a satisfying and challenging working life whilst maintaining sensible hours and work/life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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