Deloitte
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Deloitte Reviews in Boston, MA

Updated Jun 18, 2014
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3.6 68 reviews

                             

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Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria

Joe Echevarria

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    Strong focus on personal responsibility, fun culture.

    Business Technology Analyst (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsFun culture in firm, good travel opportunities, expected to assume responsibilities. Buddying system helps new employees get involved in firm culture quickly. Great benefits. Good work/life balance.

    ConsDifficult to meet with buddies if travelling a lot. Timing conversations and conference calls with US-I can get difficult. Time away on travelling can wear down, especially with additional client work on Fridays

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to launch your career

    Consultant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsGreat training options and opportunities to get a wide range of experiences in multiple industries

    ConsWork-life balance on projects is a challenge; compensation is not in line with top-tier consulting firms

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    No second chance

    Staff Auditor (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsTraining facility is well built.

    ConsNobody cares about you and you don get second chance if you fail the first project, for whatever reason

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A good firm to help understand the consulting world.

    Consultant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsContinuous learning and challenging environment. Overall development not only on your track but also networking, relationship and time management. Deloitte promotes transparency and hence senior management are mostly available to talk and help on any topic. Seniors mostly are willing to meet you and discuss your interests/concerns. You can get good mentoring. It also has decent compensation and expense benefits.

    ConsDeloitte has too many people so one needs a lot of networking to grow in the firm. Promotion is more dependent on the people you know than skillsets you have. As Deloitte promotes networking and internal firm services apart from regular client work, many times there are too many trainings and firm/networking events planned in a week and it becomes confusing and annoying to join any. Also there are too many spam emails that keeps coming everyday which people hardly read. It becomes overwhelming especially if someone is new to the firm

    Advice to Senior ManagementReducing spam emails

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Smart people. Boring Projects.

    Summer Scholar (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsSmart people, travel, and great salary. Lots of cool growth opportunities and initiatives.

    ConsTRAVEL, TRAVEL, and more TRAVEL. You will travel 75-100% of the time and you have to really want that to last in the firm.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Potential for high growth and promotions but does not care about its people

    SAP Consultant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsFast paced environment, work with many professionals, potential to try many different industries and roles, great "first job" and jumping point into other opportunities, good training and certification opportunities, travel

    ConsPerformance review process is not well-received and causes high turnover, unethical leadership, focus on selling work and achieving high utilization of employees rather than developing employees,compensation has become more controversial and will continue to do so

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet the junior employees choose their assignments. Many good people leave because they have no control over their own career. The performance rating process is unfair and unequal. Very frequently, people who don't deserve it get promoted and others who definitely deserve it do not, because of one bad project. Do not staff junior employees randomly. Educate them about all of the service lines and then allow them to choose. You will see a much higher retention rate.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good first year, then became hell

    Senior Tax Consultant (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsGreat place to start career after college. Fast paced environment.

    ConsEndless working hours, people get frustrated after long working hours and can be rude.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fantastic culture and diverse opportunities

    Business Analyst (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsGreat people, positive reputation in the marketplace, impactful projects

    ConsSignificant amount of travel, work-life balance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Senior Consultant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsHuge Firm with lot of people
    Variety of projects

    ConsWork life balance is a big issue
    Personal career goals are not the priority for the firm

    Advice to Senior ManagementPut right people in the right place for better results

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Terrible experience, too much politics and overworked employees

    ERS Consultant (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsTraining material designed by this company is very useful.

    ConsAs I stated earlier, politics. backstabbing culture, over worked employees. Also extremely difficult to move between practice lines and be involved in/gain experience in other type of work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop telling college recruits that they can easily transfer to other practice areas as it definitely is not possible as a (staff1/2) (consultant/experienced consultant)

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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