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Good place to start a career, but limited opportunities to work on true consulting projects

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Manager
Former Employee - Manager

I worked at Protiviti

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

-Great people and good office environment
-Good exposure to Senior Management
-Plenty of opportunities to advance career
-Generous vacation policy
-Great place to begin a career, get exposure to a number of clients, and to build good basic consulting/auditing skills

Cons

-Protiviti offers a broad spectrum of business consulting solutions, but there are very few strategic projects that actually get sold.
-The lack of strategic consulting projects results in a lack of opportunities to build a solid knowledge base in a particular area. As you progress through your career, Protivit project experiences will help you develop good basic consulting/auditing skills, but won't help you develop deep focused consulting skills.
-The compensation is below average

Advice to Management

The incentive compensation plan doesn't work well with the "solutions" approach. It's hard to justify why someone would want to work on developing and selling solutions when the ICP is clearly focused on the audit and sox work (charging in a consistent 40 hours/week at a lower bill rate).

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Objective Protiviti review

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Protiviti

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Work-life balance is probably the only truly positive side, but if you really care about your career and are not interested in boring audit or compliance project, please, DO NOT consider Protiviti.

    Cons

    Not a bad place to start for a college graduate but I'm sure after 1-2 years in the company the most competent people become dissatisfied from the lack of initiative from senior management to develop the business and lack of growth opportunities. Therefore, the majority of the talented people tend to leave the company, which is not surprising at all given the miserable benefits & salaries offered.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people and get a realistic strategy for the future. You won't make it with the low-cost consulting firm image because it's not working.


  2. It's a good career starter company but move in a few years

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IA Consultant
    Current Employee - IA Consultant

    I have been working at Protiviti

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Great people
    SOX knowledge

    Cons

    Not recognized by management
    Compensation not competitive

    Advice to Management

    You should really pay attention to people working for you


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