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Deloitte Detroit Reviews

Updated January 24, 2019
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Pros
  • "Most people look for work life balance which you can find in deloitte" (in 1662 reviews)

  • "Good work culture and work life balance" (in 999 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance needs a check" (in 4243 reviews)

  • "You will have no work life balance as you are expected to work a minimum of 65 hours some weeks" (in 887 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Auditor in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Staff Auditor in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    You get out what you put into it

    Cons

    It's a lot of work


  2. "Senior Consultant SAP analytics"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and compensation are pretty good.

    Cons

    Under budget projects and over promised assignments leads to intense project environment which affects the personal well being

    Advice to Management

    Firm contributions should be structured and should not be the criteria to evaluate year-end performance

  3. "The best firm to springboard your career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Audit Senior Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The training, networking, methodology, and client base. It’s a great line on your resume. The scale of the firm allows for resources that simply aren’t possible at other firms. Cathy Engelbert is a superb leader.

    Cons

    Expectations can be unreasonable. Consistent with public accounting in general, all engagements are understaffed. While some people sit unassigned, others are working long hours. Too much reliance on third year professionals to provide feedback to management about staff.

    Advice to Management

    I enjoyed my time at Deloitte.

    Take a moment to evaluate the influence given to inexperienced seniors over the careers of staff. This is often the first professional leadership experience for them. Their inexperience is sometimes projected onto the staff, and it can cause significant harm.

    Keep pushing the cutting edge tech and employee initiatives. This is a great firm.


  4. "Deloitte Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Audit Senior Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -generally nice people to work with
    -generous PTO and holidays
    -flexible schedule and working situation at times, dependent on engagement team

    Cons

    -pay is well below industry and doesn't really coincide with performance (i.e., the pay difference between high and low performers is small)
    -no bonus potential until after you have been with the firm for 3 years
    -depending on your schedule, can be busy at all times of the year

    Advice to Management

    Make a better effort to reward and compensate high performers before they leave. Also, be more flexible in allocating resources to distribute work more evenly across engagements.


  5. "benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The best part is the flexibility.

    Cons

    The worst part is the stressful long hours in busy season.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Work life balance is a joke"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Manager in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good brand name on your resume

    Cons

    Narcissist partners, work life balance is a joke, not a place for honest hard-working non political person, divide the number of hours worked to salary you will be making less than minimum wages, fires at the flip of the hat

    Advice to Management

    Need to be better at giving a work life balance to people


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Deloitte Consulting"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Smart People, inclusive culture, excellent career advancement opportunities, learning opportunities, great clients and projects

    Cons

    Extensive travel, long hours, stressful

    Advice to Management

    Continue to champion work/life balance improvement programs

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Tax Consultant in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Senior Tax Consultant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Will be introduced to many different areas of accounting or tax.

    Cons

    Will be asked to put in extra hours with little notice.

    Advice to Management

    Don't over work the good one's!


  9. Helpful (2)

    "It's a good place to start a career; leave as quickly as you can afterwards"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Consultant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Advisory Consultant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A wide variety of projects working with a wide variety of people in several different places.

    Cons

    I was hired into an offering that has seen very few projects come through. The outlook for Advisory in general is bleak and layoffs are happening. Crappy raises and an increased minimum 45 hour work week.


  10. "Senior"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work environment and Work culture

    Cons

    Long working hours in the season


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