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PwC Reviews

Updated 5 March, 2015
Updated 5 March, 2015
5,815 Reviews
3.6
5,815 Reviews
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PwC US Chairman & Senior Partner Robert Moritz
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • No work-life balance during busy season because the nature of assurance work (in 257 reviews)

  • You learn a lot about how to run complex businesses in fast-changing environments (in 132 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life Balance does not exist as much as they say they are still working on it (in 930 reviews)

  • Long hours that often keep me at the office or working from home late at night (in 866 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    A good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    We put ourselves in each others shoes

    Cons

    We work a lot, a lot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your good people in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    Good company to work for, looks good on a resume

    Cons

    Pay is lacking and needs improvement to get to industry standard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More transparency around pay

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    A good experience overall

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC

    Pros

    Breadth of responsibilities
    Learning & development

    Cons

    Limited career progression beyond Senior Manager on internal consulting side

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  5.  

    audit

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    people you work with are young
    there is a lot of work life flexibility
    can take unpaid extended time off during the summer

    Cons

    long hours
    promotion are based on seniority

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Great flexibility!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at PwC full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexibility, variety of jobs, working with young like minded people

    Cons

    lack of pay for overtime, excessive overtime, lack of recognition for hard work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to grow your career!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC

    Pros

    High performance culture.
    Collaborative.
    Professional.
    Great access to leading tools and technology.
    Industry leader in many areas.
    Great facilities.
    Lots of internal career growth opportunities.
    Secondment opportunities.

    Cons

    Work life balance at times can be stretched. But is typical of the industry and comes with the territory.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    great place to learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - it truly is a great place to learn
    - tons of opportunity if you want to work hard

    Cons

    - work life balance is pretty much non-exist
    - first three years are all about work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    figure out the work life balance issue sooner rather than later to retain your best employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great training ground

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Vice President in Toronto, ON

    I worked at PwC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Training, colleagues, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Low Pay, below market bonus, career progression is slow, hours can be long at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retain talent by paying top performers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    A nice place to visit ...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at PwC full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Brand name, lots of smart people

    Cons

    Diversity challenged, arrogant, work their people like slaves for little pay off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you only treat your customer like people, eventually your staff will leave you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Auditor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC

    Pros

    Good people, good benefits, decent hours, great learning

    Cons

    Promotion system is too political

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on your promotion system

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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