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Deloitte Reviews in Houston, TX US

Updated Jul 09, 2014
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3.4 78 reviews

44% Approve of the CEO

Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria

Joe Echevarria

(24 ratings)

42% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are options for partial telecommuting which contributes to work/life balance (in 425 reviews)

  • Great place to start your career as a recent graduate who is looking for experience (in 146 reviews)


Cons
  • As per me not a long term career option for people who give imp to work life balance (in 1093 reviews)

  • Literally no work life balance(Or No life only work) as a Center associate (in 221 reviews)

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    Lots of potential to work on exciting projects and meaningful engagements

    Consultant (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsVariety of work, Smart colleagues, Travel, Flexability

    ConsToo much travel
    Large matrix structure
    Tough to network to get to where YOU want to be

    Advice to Senior ManagementMetrics can be misleading

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Travel makes your life dead.

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    Prosgood exposure.Lots of learning opportunities.your career is well defined(If career is the only thing in your life)

    ConsWork-life balance. is zero.
    long hours.the culture is such that,you are expected to be in office until 8-9 pm.
    lots of Eminence/internal initiatives on top of 80+ hrs of work

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to have people which shows results and not just do talking.

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    Tax Manager (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGreat environment to lean to account for every 1/6 of an hour of your time.

    ConsHaving to account for every 1/6 of an hour of your time.

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    Great place to work with intelligent people.

    Associate (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsHigh volume, big name clients, intelligent peers, major resources to boost career, prestigious on resume, new hire experience was painless

    ConsBarriers to promotion, leadership favoritism, very long travel (years in some cases), rapid adjustments to market (layoffs, periods of under-utilization)

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmbrace the talent and work ethic of every employee, not only those that come from a wealthy family with large network reach. Keep winning projects, even when there are big wins ongoing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Learning Experience and Benefits

    Tax Manager (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGreat Learning Experience and Benefits. Learning curve is higher than any other place.

    ConsSalaries are generally higher in industry than in public accounting.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide retention bonuses

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Career Growth Learning and Opportunities

    Consultant (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsCounseling Methodology. Performance base reviews. Have the ability to choose the work-life balance you want most of the time.

    ConsExperience with Deloitte is based on the client you are with. Clients can impact your happiness rating with your job.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure leadership continues to train consistent and effective leadership with an aggressive growth strategy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Interesting opportunities to build your resume, but time machismo is an issue

    Senior Associate (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    Pros* Consistently named as a best place to launch your career (Newsweek)
    * Unique benefits like a fitness subsidy
    * Great colleagues
    * Brand recognition
    * Great training opportunities

    ConsTime machismo is an issue. Although we win awards for work/life balance programs, these programs are rarely implemented as intended. An example is Mass Career Customization, which was discontinued due to it not working well. Employees found that managers could not always deliver on the desired work profile (from home, ramped up to rev up promotion horizon, ramped down to meet family needs, etc.) due to client needs not meshing with employee desires.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was a great learning experience.

    Advisory Intern (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGreat to have on your resume

    ConsBurn out after a short time

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Audit Assistant (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsConstantly being challenged, Great office space, very interesting and close knit peer group. the career progression is very transparant.

    ConsToo much politics. Upper management are to consume with meeting revenue targets and obtaining new clients rather than motivating fellow staff member. This contributes to very high turnover. Pay is mediocre.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great environment to learn a lot and work with major clients; work like a slave, get paid like a slave

    Tax Senior (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    Prosexposure to major clients and working with major corporations; plenty of learning and continuing education options; younger coworkers

    Conswork like a slave, get paid like a slave, hard work not recognized

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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