Deloitte Reviews

Updated April 8, 2015
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  1. Good overall experience, but it was not without it's obstacles

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist Master in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Specialist Master in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I found the consulting world great and the access to education and activities outstanding. The overall challenge was great

    Cons

    The major issue is that there was a lot of red tape around you as your career growth. Also, I think the way you start the project search needs to be completely reworked.

    Advice to Management

    A revamp of the model of how things get done from an individual perspective needs to be addressed as well as looking at the group.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Really great company but I have issues...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful Benefits
    Great People
    Latest Technology
    Flexible
    Great work/life balance

    Cons

    I'm in a support role and I'm pretty sure they've worked hard to keep our salaries low over the years. The 1% raises aren't cutting it anymore.
    No upward mobility in my role.
    Lack of opportunity to branch off into other areas of technology.

    Advice to Management

    There really needs to be more opportunities to grow into roles with better pay, higher title, and more responsibility. The rating system is also unfair and antiquated. A rating system that's not based on performance is senseless. To set goals your employees aren't given an opportunity to reach is also unfair and senseless.

  3. Great people make all the difference

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ERS Senior Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - ERS Senior Consultant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You work hard/long hours but you work in a great team that supports you. Deloitte provides lots of training opportunities and other ways to progress your career.

    Cons

    It is a consultancy so by nature you travel every week, Monday to Thursday. This can get tiring and your work/life balance can suffer.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out a solution for the 'road warrior' problem, e.g. let people rotate in working from home for one week at a time.

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  5. A good learning experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Intern - Intern in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, fast learning evnironment

    Cons

    Pay is pretty weak, long hours

  6. Helpful (1)

    Lots of potential to work on exciting projects and meaningful engagements

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Consultant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Variety of work, Smart colleagues, Travel, Flexability

    Cons

    Too much travel
    Large matrix structure
    Tough to network to get to where YOU want to be

    Advice to Management

    Metrics can be misleading

  7. Long Hours

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Consultant I in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Tax Consultant I in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gaining a lot of experience. Coworkers at my level are very fun to be around and are normal people I hang out with outside of work.

    Cons

    Direct management expects way too much out of staff. I am consistently assigned work above my pay grade and expected to work 60-80 hour weeks. During year-end close I worked 17 days straight and put in over 180 hours. No overtime compensation at all.

    Advice to Management

    Stop beating your staff to death with work and maybe they would stay at your company for more than 3 years (when the pension fully vests). There is a reason you have retention problems - its because staff don't like their salaries to be abused.

  8. Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great training ground for post college and MBA professionals
    Wide variety of project experiences and client interaction
    Excellent career opportunities frequently arise, internally and externally

    Cons

    Work/Life balance hard to maintain - though the company will make special arrangements when needed based on situations in your life - these come with no repercussions either
    Limited control on the types of clients you work with (initially) - eventually you can steer things in the directions you want, but have to earn that privilege

  9. Travel makes your life dead.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than a year)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good exposure.Lots of learning opportunities.your career is well defined(If career is the only thing in your life)

    Cons

    Work-life balance. is zero.
    long hours.the culture is such that,you are expected to be in office until 8-9 pm.
    lots of Eminence/internal initiatives on top of 80+ hrs of work

    Advice to Management

    need to have people which shows results and not just do talking.

  10. work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tax Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Tax Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment to lean to account for every 1/6 of an hour of your time.

    Cons

    Having to account for every 1/6 of an hour of your time.

  11. Great place to work with intelligent people.

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

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    High volume, big name clients, intelligent peers, major resources to boost career, prestigious on resume, new hire experience was painless

    Cons

    Barriers to promotion, leadership favoritism, very long travel (years in some cases), rapid adjustments to market (layoffs, periods of under-utilization)

    Advice to Management

    Embrace the talent and work ethic of every employee, not only those that come from a wealthy family with large network reach. Keep winning projects, even when there are big wins ongoing.

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