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"Not exactly what I signed up for"

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Former Employee - Manager - Consulting in Melbourne (Australia)
Former Employee - Manager - Consulting in Melbourne (Australia)
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Deloitte was full of talented individuals, with diverse work to engage in, a big pipeline of projects, established methodologies that we readily able to be applied.

Cons

This wasn't exactly what i signed up for. As a consultant, you are assigned to projects based on business needs, not on your skills and abilities. There is a lack of focus on assigning the right talent to the right projects, and the individuals suffer as a a result. Deloitte regularly indoctrinates that they only hire the best and brightest, so that leaves little comfort level for individuals to address their dissatisfaction with the "system." People basically then "take it on the chin" until they are simply ready to walk out the door. Lacking in strategic work and skills, even though they advertise that they are one of the biggest in the market for such expertise.

Advice to Management

Get more involved in what the day-to-day of consulting is for your teams. Pitch and price the engagements properly so they are adequately staffed. Don't let your underbidding of the projects come out of the backs of your hard-working employees, take it off your profitability lines. Attrition will be hitting hard, and sooner than you know, if you don't start taking care of your people. Your best and brightest WILL leave if they continue to burn at the rates they are.

Other Employee Reviews for Deloitte

  1. "GOOD"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary, lots of travel, you get to see alot of different company cultures and alot of the world that you not see before

    Cons

    Alot of non work related extra activities required. They start to get old an on your nerves after working there for awhile.

    Advice to Management

    Not everyone wants to become a manager, they need to develop a work enviroment where people want to stay longer than a few years and not just burn you into the ground and then do it to the next person in line.


  2. "Good people, good clients, interesting work"

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    Current Employee - Management Consulting Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Management Consulting Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very strong in financial services industry and currently growing strongly in other industries. A great place to work at the moment with lots of opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    Internally you have to be very aware of your reputation and relationships with senior management. Sometimes the work can be fairly abstract to start with and you can be made to feel like asking a question is a failing.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the focus on growth and keep giving opportunities to staff to progress in the firm. Start to say hello in the mornings!

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