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Updated September 15, 2014
Updated September 15, 2014
6,612 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are options for partial telecommuting which contributes to work/life balance (in 425 reviews)

  • Great place to start your career as a recent graduate who is looking for experience (in 146 reviews)


Cons
  • As per me not a long term career option for people who give imp to work life balance (in 1093 reviews)

  • Literally no work life balance(Or No life only work) as a Center associate (in 221 reviews)

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  1.  

    Your ability to network effectively truly defines what your experience will be

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Consultant in Arlington, VA

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

    Pros

    For the most part, the people at this firm are amazing. It's a great feeling to work with people that are on par with you intellectually. Everyone who works here is motivating and stimulating and outgoing and most of the time more than willing to help. This is a huge firm with endless opportunities so while it's easy to get stuck or trapped on one project or in one area, the opportunities do exist for changing your entire career without ever leaving the firm if you're willing to work hard enough for it. AWESOME PTO benefits - starting at 5 weeks straight from campus.

    Cons

    Difficult to balance your time with such high expectations - sometimes feels like having two jobs when you need to deliver for your client as well as contribute back to Deloitte through business development and people and eminence contributions. Sometimes the "own your own career" motto can be feel untrue when the direction you want to go doesn't align with the direction the firm needs you to head in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider spending more time properly aligning incoming hires to areas aligned with their existing skill sets and interests/passions to prevent apathetic feelings towards project work and to increase employee retention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    A career building company with great senior management and leadership.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Arlington, VA

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

    Pros

    Deloitte invests in their people, providing ample opportunity to enhance one's career through trainings, certifications, graduate assistance programs, internal firm contributions and client opportunities.

    Cons

    Compensation is competitive, but who would want more money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall very satisfied. Work/Life balance is coming along. In the professional client service space it is hard to achieve a great work/life balance, but Deloitte is working on flexible work schedules and it is improving.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great career starter

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Consultant in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time

    Pros

    Reasonable pay. Great People. Collaborative work environment. The people at all levels of the firm are generally all amazing. Work hard play harder!!

    Cons

    Horrible work/life balance. The amount of work required outside of client work can be overwhelming. People often find themselves working when they get home or even weekends.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Eliminate firm initiatives!!! Improve pay!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Risk management consultant for the federal sector

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ERS Consultant  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - ERS Consultant in Arlington, VA

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

    Pros

    Provides training and good experience.

    Cons

    The pay is more on the lower end.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on your compensation for those who don't match to their peers or even this site.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 4 people found this helpful  

    An excellent career choice for an aspiring partner

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist Leader  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Specialist Leader in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Deloitte is a partnership. The culture and incentives of a partnership are very different from that of a corporate environment. You will be required to build the skills that will make you a business partner (communication, flexibility, diversity of thought and skills, planning, sales, engagement delivery). But it's also in every partners' best interest to grow more partners, so you'll find a mentoring/apprenticeship culture. The Firm has, in recent years, become even more aware and encouraging of work-life fit, though the experience varies greatly within the Firm.

    Cons

    Like many professional services firms, Deloitte will consume you if you allow it. Individuals who do not do well in setting and managing boundaries experience burn out, and there won't be many people (if anyone) to stop this from happening.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great People and Great Work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant - Strategy & Operations  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Consultant - Strategy & Operations in Arlington, VA

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

    Pros

    Flat organization, lots of really smart, really great people, leadership is very personable, a ton of opportunities to join high-visibility projects, opportunities to lead.

    Cons

    The work-life balance here isn't the greatest (you work 40 hours some weeks, and 65+ other weeks), compensation structures is really frustrating, you don't have time to use all your vacation days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give better base raises and focus less on bonuses.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Fantastic first step in starting a career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Services Analyst  in  Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - IT Services Analyst in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Deloitte full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You will be on-boarded and have lots of information thrown at you.
    It is a very structured environment that will reward you in theory if you work very hard.
    There is a lot of networking opportunities and sense of community

    Cons

    Feedback can be hit or miss.
    You can work excessive hours and not be compensated for them.
    very little small margin of error
    Expectations are not always communicated well

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to get to know who you are hiring and how to make employees feel less alienated

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to start out at and get industry experience and name recognition on your resume.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - FAS Associate  in  Rosslyn, VA
    Current Employee - FAS Associate in Rosslyn, VA

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

    Pros

    Deloitte offers a number of benefits. In addition to an above board starting salary, Deloitte caters to an aggressive and outgoing professional. Along with a strong compensation and benefits package, Deloitte offers a number of continued education programs and provides its employee's with a healthy amount of extracurricular activities to build your own professional brand. Lot's of free professional perks, outings, and get togethers.

    Cons

    It's a big company, so you have to make a name for yourself. Office culture can be a little stubborn at time, but with a little socializing and networking you make your own career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company needs to better its work-life fit model and not penalize employees who have earned PTO from taking it. Utilization is important, but it should not factor in holiday time or earned PTO.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place for junior staff

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager  in  Rosslyn, VA
    Former Employee - Manager in Rosslyn, VA

    I worked at Deloitte full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people; Would have loved to have moved from federal to commercial

    Cons

    when your contract ends, you're on your own to find your next assignment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep good people by making it easier to transition to opportunities across segments

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

    Best place to launch career

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA

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

    Pros

    Training, collegian atmosphere, variety of experience, fast-paced, benefits

    Cons

    Feeling as if always "on-call"; emails never stop; demanding, poor life-fit balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work-life balance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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