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"Bait and Switch"

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Former Employee - Advisory Associate in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Advisory Associate in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at PwC full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

High pay for what the work was. They have great benefits. The on boarding experience was amazing. They clearly weren't shy about spending money on us, and making sure we were happy!

Cons

The work was mind numbing. Really should have been a computer program instead. In consulting, you actually have to job hunt within the job, sell yourself to get on good projects. At the time I was hired, they hired a lot of extra people knowing they just temporarily needed to stick them on these terrible government projects. These projects would built zero business skills. Once the government project was over, it would be very hard to ever get on another good project. They sold it as a consulting job, however, it was more like a contract job for one crapy never ending project that sucked up a high % of the all of the additional entry level hires that year.

Advice to Management

Dont hire people to scroll pdfs and check boxes in excel, travel to a dead end project in the middle of nowhere 6 days a week.

Other Employee Reviews for PwC

  1. "Advisory work is very stimulating, but a grind"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Many different client opportunities exist and the caliber of people working here is very high; many bright and dynamic co-workers make work enjoyable, and clients are receptive to our work

    Cons

    Though the firm is trying to sell strategy capabilities, projects are still very technology execution focused. Also work life balance is very difficult to achieve until it gets to the problem stage.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be transparent and receptive to feedback


  2. "Senior"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities. You grow 10X faster at PwC compared to industry.

    Cons

    The firm has too many small clients that will not go anywhere.

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