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"Great for Accountants"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Assurance Associate in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Assurance Associate in San Diego, CA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The best place to begin a career if you are sure you want to become a career accountant.
Plenty of development opportunities.

Cons

Work life balance is poor.
Bonuses are extremely rare.
Raises did not live up to the promises of recruiters.
Everyone is working for the pay day they think they will get when they leave.
PwC relies on future exit opportunities instead of current compensation to retain employees.

Advice to Management

Stop forcing employees into "Inique People Experience" committees, recruiting teams, and other team building groups and let them concentrate on work or enjoy their limited time off.

Other Employee Reviews for PwC

  1. "Good and BAD"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Brand recognition, career advancement opportunities, global presence, knowledge capabilities

    Cons

    Work Life Balance, Promotion system lacks innovation and flexibility to recognize and promote special skillsets

    Advice to Management

    Learn from other HR business models on how to properly reward and promote staff. Be more flexible in the template for promotion that you use.


  2. "Excellent Career Opportunities"

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

    Pros

    PwC is a great place to start or accelerate a career. The opportunities really are endless, but it's up to you to seize them. If you're able to accept change and uncertainty, you'll be successful.

    Cons

    Travel is insane. Living in aluminum tubes and generic business hotels is a really odd experience. You have to accept it, or you could go nuts.

    Advice to Management

    Try to manage macro trends a little better. Boom and bust cycles wreak havoc on utilizations, not to mention the RIFFs...


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