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Great premier firm. Last of the consulting Partnerships!

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

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

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

Pros

Wealth of knowledge and experience to draw upon. Strong emphasis on relationship building and networking. Diverse culture. Revived focus on employee retention, onboarding, training, and supporting new employees to integrate and be successful. Solid base comp.

Cons

Long hours despite what was advertised about work and personal life balance. Culture can foster very direct, sometimes coarse interactions. Culture is competitive, extremely political, high judgmental, and word spreads among the grapevine quickly. Second chances...? Theme is "watch your back" at all times.

Advice to Management

Retaining top talent can be improved with continuing to develop future leaders who can be personally vested in coaching mentoring and developing talent in a way that promotes bringing out the best qualities, performance and to build high performance teams. Train mid-level management to be genuine, supportive, and improving coaching and mentoring capabilities.

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  1. Suggest due diligence on current practice and willingness to invest when firm is playing "catch up".

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Several strong partners who are consultative and well respected by clients. Executive administrators were helpful despite being assigned to support a large number of staff.

    Cons

    Leadership was tactical rather than strategic. Firm operated in a balkanized fashion which was a disservice to clients and to staff.


  2. Overall great experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Advisory in New York, NY

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

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities, strong leadership with focus on staff development, good compensation, talented staff, high quality clients

    Cons

    A lot of departments and structure can be difficult to understand, networking can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Make an effort to bridge different business areas


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