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Deloitte San Jose Reviews

Updated March 15, 2017
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  • Awesome Firm to work for with good work/life balance (in 1104 reviews)

  • fantastic place to start / grow your career (in 397 reviews)

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  1. "Great Learning experience"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "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.


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

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    • Senior Management
    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.


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    "Promotion/performance review is not merit based"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "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.


  7. "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


  8. "Not a good culture fit"

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Deloitte (More than a year)

    Pros

    experience, travel, good first job, co-workers

    Cons

    culture, lots of travel, co-workers, politics


  9. "great company for the first job"

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    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Have opportunity to learn more

    Cons

    No personal life and there is strict requirement for CPA exam

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to team buildings and the turnover rate


  10. "Excellent Opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager/Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager/Project Manager in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    Got to work with several different clients

    Cons

    Travel. Need to be on client site every week


  11. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - SAP Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - SAP Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    All the perks of a big 4 company. Lots of opportunities to grow and learn. Great networking and access to a myriad of resources

    Cons

    Some partners can make shout life miserable if they get in your case. If your industry expertise does not match the industry in your Home office you'll find yourself doing lots of coast to coast travel to meet the metrics.

    Advice to Management

    Enforce more the flexibility in projects and allow work life balance at senior manager level.



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