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"Thrive or survive"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Mumbai (India)
Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Mumbai (India)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great opportunities to get a taste of how the business world actually works, by working on different clients in different types of engagements. Rewarding career opportunities once you get a hang of the system. Supportive Senior Management

Cons

Lack of tight integration between the Firm's global practices, leading to lot of reinvention of the wheel. The work life takes a heavy toll over personal life due to erratic travel schedules, outside 9-5 demands

Advice to Management

Make a more sincere effort to improve work-life balance. Most good employees leave with the singular reason that they cannot balance work-life here.

Other Employee Reviews for EY

  1. "My work experience with EY India for 7 years"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing contribution by management., superb growth opportunities, excellent career developments, diverse industry experience, brand name

    Cons

    Work life balance not consistent across the company, promotion policies different across the group

    Advice to Management

    Consider recruiting more people, not necessary everything should be revenue driven, sometimes it is advisable to be people driven too. please increase the number of offsites - thats what keep people moving forward and encouraging


  2. Helpful (1)

    "You must really love auditing... and also office politics"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Auditor in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Auditor in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Get to audit multinational companies, listed companies, and private companies so you can obtain full scale of experience
    - Good IT system and has clear instruction on every audit steps
    - Get to act as a senior or manager role when you are in your first year
    - Get to learn how to compile financial reports and tax reports
    - Get to travel around but mostly to China

    Cons

    - Managers try not to let you claim for overtime or make you claim less overtime
    - In peak season, your overtime hours usually exceed 120 hours/month
    - A lot of office politics, especially among the management
    - Male management or superior, especially those who served in military before, treat other males subordinate with disrespect
    - Your pay is worse than working in McDonald
    - Most of the time you need to get in during weekend and holiday and sometime camp in the office
    - Very high turnover (like 30%/year), both in management level and in staff level

    Advice to Management

    - Treat those who work hard for you with some respect and give them the reward they deserve
    - Please spend more time on your work and less time on fighting each other
    - Do something with this common overtime phenomenon
    - Promote those who should be promote and admire those who dare to tell the truth

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