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PwC - good for consulting opportunities but risk adverse

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Current Employee - Manager in McLean, VA
Current Employee - Manager in McLean, VA

I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 8 years)

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

Pros

PwC is a very large company that does everything from strategy to operations. At PwC, you can just about every type of role advising clients in the Advisory Practice. Solid benefits such as unlimited sick leave, 22 days of vacation, etc.

Cons

Very risk adverse being a audit firm. Very hierarchal. Your position defines what you can do, your role, and the types of opportunities you get. If you are willing to move up the corporate ladder this is good for you. Expect to work long hours.

Advice to Management

Stop with the hierarchal approach to management.

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  1. Great name recognition, some cool people, terrible hours/pay

    Current Employee - Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Associate in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    -Exposure to a Big 4 firm, and lots of interaction with big clients -Opportunities to travel to different places.

    Cons

    -Long hours with compensation that's way too low -Very political environment. HR has too much power.

    Advice to Management

    Make your promotions based on merit, not personal relationships. Most people who kiss up to management get much further than qualified individuals who are excellent at their job. Many people leave the firm because management simply doesn't take merit into consideration.


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    Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Assurance Associate in Philadelphia, PA

    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

    Nice colleagues, excellent audit software, and generally open atmosphere

    Cons

    Compensation is difficult to understand, annual review process could be better

    Advice to Management

    Be more open about compensation approach


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