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Deloitte San Jose Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work life balance across the board (in 1182 reviews)

  • fantastic place to start / grow your career (in 415 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Tax Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Smart and talented people who really care about your career and success.
    - Great training and learning environment.
    - You get to work on large projects with big-name companies.
    - Good opportunities to network.
    - Excellent time-off and benefits- willing to work with flex-scheduling.

    Cons

    - This is a big company so if you do not enjoy corporate structures or hierarchy this is not the place for you.
    - They have a hard time retaining top talent when competing with the technology/start-up environment.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in employees personally & professionally.


  2. "Audit staff 2"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Deloitte (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learning opportunity, deloitte university, benefits

    Cons

    surprising but, they do lay people off. Seniors and manager lack softskills. Bad client placement that created longer commute.

    Advice to Management

    Train seniors and managers for softskills.. mimimize employee commute.

  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Advisory Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Advisory Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with and for, very focused on taking care of its people through different work life initiatives

    Cons

    Challenging hours but it's what you expect from the big four


  4. "Paying dues for "hope" of a better life..."

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    Current Employee - Audit Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Audit Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - People (Staff to Senior Level)

    Cons

    - Work Hours
    - Management (hit or miss)
    - Clients
    - Pay
    - Benefits (more mediocre than bad)

    Advice to Management

    If turnover is your biggest issue, and you complain about it, there's a simple solution... pay more


  5. "Great Learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with the best auditors

    Cons

    Long working hours and tight deadlines


  6. "Great Learning"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in San Jose, CA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Learning opportunity is great for the first few years.

    Cons

    It is a contest who can stay the latest, work-life balance isn't the best. Not good pay comparative to the area.


  7. "Great Place to work for! Good perks and independence. Schedule is rough"

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    Current Employee - Audit Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Audit Assistant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great perks, good people to work with, nice vacation package, Deloitte University is fun, and many opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    As always, the jobs are understaffed and hours can be rough. Tis the nature of public accounting

    Advice to Management

    With the understanding that budgets are sensitive, schedules need greater study and less guessing. Poor planning yields poor working conditions.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Promotion/performance review is not merit based"

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    Current Employee - Senior Tax Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Tax Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexibility on work location, Paid Time Off

    Cons

    very political, performance review is not merit based, top management team does not implement core values day to day, lack of integrity and ethics serving clients, push to sell at all levels.

    Advice to Management

    implement core values, treat others professionally and with respect for all levels


  9. "Software Developer (Contractor)"

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    Current Contractor - Software Developer in San Jose, CA
    Current Contractor - Software Developer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deloitte as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good progress as a developer, involving in all stages of development cycle.

    Cons

    Slow promotion rate, not a great work life balance.


  10. "Advisory"

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    Current Employee - Advisory Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Advisory Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deloitte (Less than a year)

    Pros

    strong company brand and opportunities to climb ladder

    Cons

    the work is boring, especially in Internal Audit


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