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Deloitte Washington Reviews

Updated April 19, 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. "Opportunities abound, work-life balance isn't just a buzzword"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility!
    Respectful, sharp people
    Great benefits

    Cons

    To succeed you need to be entrepreneurial and self-driven; some people struggle with this
    Sometimes you don't have a lot of choice in projects you're given

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on well-being. It's appreciated.


  2. "Senior Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, innovative culture, good client relationships, excellent place to learn teh consulting ropes

    Cons

    Partner culture is hierarchical and very incsetuous since it is self selected

    Advice to Management

    Need to change the promotion criteria so that personality and cultural diversity can co-exist with partner culture


  3. "Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility, PTO, great perks, opportunity

    Cons

    glass ceiling, very competitive, expectation to work long hours


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  5. "Note Bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to get involved in industry

    Cons

    There is a push to be staffed immediately when you join


  6. "Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fitness subsidy, training opportunities, work with smart people

    Cons

    Long hours, required training each year is a burden

    Advice to Management

    Bigger bonuses to high performers


  7. "Great company!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career development and advancement, paid time off

    Cons

    Clients can be difficult, other


  8. "Great place to start a career"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Capital Consultant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Human Capital Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities
    Apprenticeship model
    GREAT benefits
    Talented, motivated, young workforce
    Clear career paths

    Cons

    Work/Life Balance can be tough
    A lot of pressure to do work outside of client work (e.g., eminence, business development) which adds several hours per week

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  9. "Senior Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, and lots of time off

    Cons

    Work you very hard, and if you use your time off it will hurt your career

    Advice to Management

    NA


  10. "Inflexible company getting by on brand name"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -- competent people
    -- flexibility because you choose your projects
    -- firm tries to create communities through various networking events (intent is there)
    -- computer/phone is a nice perk

    Cons

    -- EXTREMELY risk adverse which is counterproductive to the federal space
    -- good vacation time but using it risks your utilization, so it goes wasted
    -- experienced hires come in as consultants, so managers are usually younger, with less work experience and coming into their own
    -- does not take constructive criticism well; pretends to understand federal space more than it does which is a big liability
    -- chip on their shoulder. frustrating.
    -- focused on business development more than the client or employees

    Advice to Management

    Advice to management would do not good because they won't take it.


  11. "Strategy Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learn a ton, work with some amazing people, do very interesting work (usually), good compensation

    Cons

    Hours can be brutal, don't always get your choice of work, performance management process is arduous, extra curricular requirements can be excessive, can be hard to move around to functions within consulting that are a better fit

    Advice to Management

    Keep paying well, watch out for managers who drive late hours just for the sake of working late


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