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Updated February 7, 2018
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  • Work Life Balance goes for a toss (in 3624 reviews)

  • no work life balance for the employees (in 750 reviews)

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  1. "Deloitte Consulting"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist Leader
    Former Employee - Specialist Leader
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Diverse culture; Good place to start a career; Lots of opportunities; Rewards self-starters; Different career paths provide some flexibility.

    Cons

    So big that's its hard to feel like your actions can make a significant impact; Lots of bureaucracy; Culture can be insular.

    Advice to Management

    The annual review process is too subjective since it sometimes rewards people who are self-promoters rather than people who have made the biggest or most important contributions.


  2. "the good & the ugly"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist Leader in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Specialist Leader in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of professional growth opportunities... leadership not the least of them. Plenty of smart players around for the fun both Deloitte and client... this can be fun and professionally rewarding.

    Cons

    Work-live always in an out of balance position... especially when it starts impacting weekends. Travel is a bear... especially at 100% level.

  3. "Bad, Stay Away, Corruption, Politics, Nightmare, Unethical"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Specialist in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Lead Specialist in McLean, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time

    Pros

    D Deloittle = D DUMP
    Over work under paid
    Travel will kill your life

    Cons

    - They give PTO but expect to work more to cover the PTO hours so that company can make more $ and Deloitte violate the Dept of Labor Law
    - Corruption with State contract
    - Uneducated People,
    - Deloitte had huge data breach
    - 0% growth
    - Layoff every 4 month
    - If no project they will layoff people
    - Unskilled staff
    - sugarcoating

    Advice to Management

    DO not lie to your client, please no corruption, have the ethical business, stop your cyber security business because deloitte cannot secure itself . the deloitte was hacked and had huge email breach check on BBC News . Fire Cathy Engelbert !


  4. "Salesforce Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will learn things .Good team

    Cons

    Bad Salary !
    More like a cheap labour program !
    Got 1200 $ for promotion (Felt like part of deloitte slave program)

    Advice to Management

    Do some research on salary levels for salesforce


  5. "information security specialist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Security Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Information Security Specialist in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Drive to share and complement my experience.

    Cons

    Openness to absorb and give back.

    Advice to Management

    Openness in understanding client pressing issues.


  6. "Perfect place to be if you're under thirty. If not.....not so much."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, excellent pay, many project opportunities to choose from. Cutting edge technology. Can perform many roles. Well known as number one Big 4 firm.

    Cons

    Extremely cliquish. If you don't know anyone be prepared to rot on bench and then get chewed out about utilization being low. Work life balance is pitiful. Plenty of HR nonsense about health and welfare of employees, not followed on projects. Must be able to meet any day and any night. Most upper level stuck in 1980 employee employer relationships. Very few Americans in tech advisory, they don't hire many natives. Lots of BS brown nosing required at office even after traveling all week. Required to be in office on Friday even if on opposite coast the rest of the week. No control over assignments but still required to keep utilization extremely high. Be prepared to have a coach who doesn't work in your area and or doesn't have a clue about your skill set.

    Advice to Management

    Start treating middle people better and follow through with work life balance initiatives.


  7. "Not a bad place to work but not great either!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Lake Mary, FL
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Lake Mary, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits
    Holidays
    Big Company and Large Clients

    Cons

    No compensation according to market standard
    Not much career growth
    Politics Politics and more Politics

    Advice to Management

    Know your employees! Change the traditional system of compensating employees with a graph. Instead use skill based compensation system for each employee. Employees are not a group of asset which you can dump into a single bracket. Consider each employee's performance as a measurement of compensation. Nothing else matters!

  8. "Nice company to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist Senior in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Specialist Senior in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compensation and Stability
    Growth Scope
    Industry Domain
    Extra Benefits
    Bonus

    Cons

    Work Life Balance
    Need of Networking
    Additional Firm Initiatives
    Review Process
    Miscalculated Estimation during proposals.


  9. "Amazing company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work culture is awesome and perks are very good.

    Cons

    Travel may hit you so better off if you don't want that.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  10. "quit the job with low self esteem"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Lake Mary, FL
    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Lake Mary, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours.
    Rewards for your work are good.

    Cons

    I have heard many good things about this company before joining. Always had good impression about its workforce and the brand. However, i did not experience 1% of it. I was a person with confidence, good work ethic, punctuality and professionalism before joining. At the time of quitting i left as a person with low self esteem not being able to cope up so much unnecessary pressure from the competitive environment.
    Absolutely no work life balance.
    Not a friendly environment.
    Worst salary package ever

    Advice to Management

    It would be good for management to address the concerns of its employees.
    Needs to get some better projects