Deloitte Reviews

Updated April 16, 2015
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  1. Consultant

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    Interesting projects
    Great place to learn
    Ability to shape your own career

    Cons

    Work life balance is poor
    Compensation is poor compared to the industry
    Takes quite a bit of time to change career paths

  2. Helpful (1)

    Menial and repetitive work

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    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Located in the downtown core.
    -A large diverse team
    -meet many new people everyday
    -Very hard working team

    Cons

    -IT Support Management team creates a culture where we don't often say no to users and as a result users push the envelope by asking for anything and EVERYTHING. This puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the Depot team to find a computer part we don't normally stock within an unreasonable time.
    -I was often been task to do a lot of menial work. ie. packing and shipping out computer parts, unboxing computer monitors - which happens very often.
    -You spend most of your time handing out mouse/keyboards/computer accessories. Users come in demanding for parts and won't accept no for an answer. Felt like you were working in a bestbuy store.
    -Because senior management only measure your work based on how many tickets you close, you are pressured to meet quotas.
    -Your access is greatly restricted, to generate a BES activation code (which takes less than a few min to do) requires a ticket which may take up to few hours or a day for the escalation team to do.
    -Often you are given many menial very low priority task to do and if you forget to do one you'll get in trouble.
    -Senior management puts a very high emphasis on office etiquette and appearance. I understand IT is customer service but they took it to a whole new level.
    -Clock watching by management. They watch the time you come in, when you leave for lunch, when you come back from lunch and when you leave at the end of day. Being 15 minutes off will get you a 1-1 meeting with management.
    -Ultra high pace, stressful environment.
    -Very structured environment
    -Often times you end up working overtime
    -Repetitive work.
    -Low salary

    Advice to Management

    -You would a drastic reduction in tickets if you stop making IT team a bestbuy shop.

  3. Good

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    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Deloitte

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Large company
    -Good network
    -Good people
    -Good culture

    Cons

    -Little perks
    -Low pay
    -Slow advancement

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  5. Deloitte is a good place to work.

    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Deloitte

    Pros

    Deloitte provides a collaborative and inclusive environment.

    Cons

    One can never seem to accomplish enough for Deloitte with Deloitte asking for more and more.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to clearly define and communicate the expectations and value of their staff to their staff and coach and develop appropriately.

  6. They give a decent brad name and in exchange you take a lower salary, longer hours and whole lot of politics

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    Current Employee - Business Technology Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Business Technology Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You will learn to navigate your way around a variety of political atmosphere spanning from internal Deloitte politics, client politics, vendor politics and any form of politics you can think of.

    Cons

    You need to play the game regardless of your skills

    Advice to Management

    This is an old school model and will not last in the new age. People have greater access to information and the abusive nature of the Brand name will eventually collapse as the world becomes more transparent

  7. Great challenges and flexiblity

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    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    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

    Great dynamic, the people are excellent - smart, hard working and passionate. The lifestyle is always changing so don't look here for consistency. You have great latitude in what you deliver and that can be great or it can be harmful depending on hard you can push yourself.

    Cons

    Can you challenging for personal life/existence outside of work. Work becomes your entire life. salary can be pretty low. competitiveness is felt at all levels.

    Advice to Management

    Value humans

  8. Consultant at Deloitte Consulting (Technology Group)

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great office culture, friendly people and strong team-oriented atmosphere, focus on work life balance, lots of opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Projects can be financial services focused, pay is not always very competitive, there is a bit of a need to align to a team early in order to succeed

    Advice to Management

    Focus on paying people more to retain top talent, and I think the Monitor acquisition was smart and hope it has changed the company

  9. Excellent experience. Learned a lot and people were very helpful. All round a great experience.

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    Former Contractor - Client Services in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Client Services in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Deloitte as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company and excellent culture. Flexible with time depending on your area of business. Good salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Management need to be more aware in recognizing a job well done.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize employees that work hard and innovate to make things more efficient.

  10. Good time at Deloitte

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    Former Employee - ERS Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - ERS Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Exposure to many different clients and projects. Work hard, play hard.

    Cons

    Lose touch with friends and family, and a lot of restaurant food.

  11. Good learning opportunities, bad work life balance

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    Current Employee - ERS Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - ERS Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You will get to learn a lot and experience a lot of opportunities in different service lines and industries.
    People are driven and willing to help.

    Cons

    Bad work life balance
    Too much overtime

    Advice to Management

    Consider more about employee's benefits especially work life balance. To excel at work is great but life is not all about work. Having a balanced life help excel at work and provide more insight on the purpose of work and relationship with people around.

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