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PwC Reviews in Boston, MA

Updated January 13, 2015
Updated January 13, 2015
5,626 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • No work-life balance during busy season because the nature of assurance work (in 257 reviews)

  • You learn a lot about how to run complex businesses in fast-changing environments (in 132 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life Balance does not exist as much as they say they are still working on it (in 930 reviews)

  • Long hours that often keep me at the office or working from home late at night (in 866 reviews)

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  1.  

    Many pros and cons...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Work mostly with people your own age
    Large focus on personal development
    The company invests a lot in its technology
    Great reputation, if you decide you want to leave there are a lot of other opportunities available

    Cons

    Not a 9-5 job. Expect to work late hours and weekends or until the job is done
    High turnover so run into staffing issues with retaining experienced team members
    Steep learning curve, expect to be given tasks you know nothing about and need to figure out on your own

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Great firm to gain experience with a variety of clients and industries.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Risk Assurance Senior Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Risk Assurance Senior Associate in Boston, MA

    I worked at PwC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, smart employees, great clients

    Cons

    Lack of work-life balance, travel requirements

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Risk Assurance Associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Experienced Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Experienced Associate in Boston, MA

    I worked at PwC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding opportunities to high profile companies and clients. Great people.

    Cons

    Long hours and life is dependent on work at all times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep pushing team flexibility

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Advisory Intern Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Advisory Intern in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Advisory Intern in Boston, MA

    I worked at PwC as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Company. gives you a lot of opportunities to take on projects, initiatives and grow. Everyone is very helpful and make it extremely easy to network with people.

    Cons

    It sometimes become hard to get on goos projects according to your skills. It is a huge company so one need to strive really hard to be a rockstar at work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    PwC is a solid place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Assurance Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Risk Assurance Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at PwC full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn a lot
    Work with great people
    Great resources
    Some flexibility especially during the summer months
    Good benefits
    Different clients all the time

    Cons

    Political atmosphere
    Client needs come before your own
    Pay could be better
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    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Tax Intern in Boston, MA

    I have been working at PwC as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Personal Growth and opportunities to gain experience

    Cons

    long hours, no balance between work and social life

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Fun time, long hours.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Boston, MA

    I have been working at PwC full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, work is somewhat engaging

    Cons

    Long hours, work can sometimes be monotonous

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    good

    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Intern in Boston, MA

    I have been working at PwC as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    good and people are very nice

    Cons

    bad and it is boring work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    So far, so good.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Advisory Manager in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Projects with high impact and/or cutting edge topics. Nice PwC and client relationships.

    Cons

    Typical management consulting travel schedule.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great for interns

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Internship in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Internship in Boston, MA

    I worked at PwC as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    sets you with mentors, wines and dines you, easy work for interns

    Cons

    associates felt overworked, wanted more work as an intern

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    rely on your interns more, make them work. that's what they are there for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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