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Deloitte Toronto Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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Toronto, ON, Canada Area (Canada)

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Pros
  • Awesome Firm to work for with good work/life balance (in 1130 reviews)

  • fantastic place to start / grow your career (in 400 reviews)

Cons
  • Average Work life balance for all (in 3075 reviews)

  • Lot of politics no work life balance (in 620 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Smart People. Great learning opportunities."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager - Consulting in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Manager - Consulting in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great people
    - very good learning experience
    - good growth opportunities
    - leadership cares about people
    - great place to build career

    Cons

    The firm is not the best pay master when it comes to base and bonus. Most of the good talent moves away because of that.

    Advice to Management

    Think about how you reward your people


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    "Snr Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Vaughan, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Vaughan, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work perks
    Training
    Nice building (CIC)
    Tons of things to learn

    Cons

    Team leaders on power trips playing favourites
    Worst is the two-faced a.k.a splitters
    Snr managers not approachable
    Referral program skewed (people in power abuse it)


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Stay away!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consulting Senior Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Consulting Senior Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing, you would get to work with some over zealous blabbers who would have no knowledge at all, yes you would find a lot of employees good with PPTs

    Cons

    1. People with 0 knowledge
    2. Hoteling stations in the name of Agile work place. No heart and soul
    3. Unplanned over hiring based on baseless business projection, resulting in poor termination decisions

    Advice to Management

    Build a good governance structure


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  5. "SR consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    aggressive culture and underpaid compared to peers.

    Cons

    career could be advanced very quickly at the cost of work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    less BS and more tangible incentives.


  6. "Senior Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Fantastic leadership: very clear on strategic direction
    - Flat organization: easy to communicate with partners and senior directors
    - Agile: despite the vastness of the organization, agile in its decision making process
    - Growth opportunities: great place to grow skills quickly with challenging opportunities
    - Culture: people are easy to work with and generally hardworking individuals

    Cons

    - Salary: tends to pay lower than industry average
    - Staffing model: you may not get the final say on which project you want, but that is typically the case for consulting

    Advice to Management

    - Do not be too frugal on spending


  7. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work time, mobile for work, work from home facility, hotelling station to work from any office, informal work attire

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, low income, LOTS AND LOTS of work and accountability, not a clear growth path. Manager decides the fate so be in their good books if you want to grow

    Advice to Management

    Employees should not expected to be available after hours and work over time to complete work responsibilities. A clearer career path should be worked upon to provide clarity and motivation


  8. "Deloitte Advisory"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    -Great people
    -New office building
    -Variety of projects

    Cons

    -Low Pay
    -Get roped into Audit

    Advice to Management

    Segregate advisory and audit practices


  9. "Staff Accountant at Deloitte"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    education, training, mentorship, gym, breaks

    Cons

    culture
    lack of employee motivation
    no rewards

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Manager, Talent"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -leading edge firm
    -modern office environment
    -opportunity for variety of projects

    Cons

    -overworked
    -lower than average salary
    -large gap between partners and employees
    -multiple projects with expectation to sell

    Advice to Management

    Close the gap between employees and partners, reward great work, make learning programs (DU) available to every employee


  11. "Excellent opportunities...if you're willing to push"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Established network, experienced professional, wide breadth and depth of learning experiences

    Cons

    Large company where it can be easy to get lost. Sharp learning curve.

    Advice to Management

    Identify better ways to connect and engage individuals. Don't pander to women and, instead, actively include them.


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