KPMG - Okay , but no vision | Glassdoor
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"Okay , but no vision"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

-varied work experiences
-smart and committed coworkers
-lots of vacation (when you can take it)
-flexibility to work non-traditional schedules

Cons

-less visonary than other firms and behind technologically
-it's public accounting, so work you hard and churn you out
-like all firms, have trouble keeping the best and getting rid of the rest, so average performers rule the roost

Advice to Management

why role out eAudit half-baked? 10 years too late and looks like it's going to be another failed attempt to catch the other firms

Other Employee Reviews for KPMG

  1. "Advisory Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Associate in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Advisory Associate in Albany, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lot of travel.
    Good clients.
    Big four brand name.

    Cons

    There have been lay-offs previously.

    Advice to Management

    HR team needs to be changed.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Don't Buy Into the Fancy Dinners"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great career launcher
    Good reputation
    Easy access to a wide network

    Cons

    Lack work/life balance
    Inefficient use of associates/sr assoc; often placed on tedious tasks requiring minimal skills
    Some managers lack integrity

    Advice to Management

    Take goal setting seriously and understand the desires of the associates.
    Hire managers with emphasis on integrity and ethics

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