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PwC Reviews

Updated Dec 14, 2019

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3.8
80%
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  1. "Most other big 4"

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    Current Employee - Risk Assurance Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - great people - variety of projects

    Cons

    - long hours - pressure to eat your hours

    PwC2019-10-09
  2. "Great working ethics"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fast paced learning environment. You learn how to auto manage yourself

    Cons

    you have to work long hours

    Advice to Management

    Na

    PwC2019-12-06
  3. "PwC is a great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Law Clerk in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good cultural values, treats employees well.

    Cons

    Lower starting salary for entry level jobs.

    PwC2019-11-30
  4. "Great place to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Lots of learning opportunity - Great environment - Good values - Access to interesting and exciting work

    Cons

    - Laggard in the market when it comes to consulting services - Too many competing priorities - Lack of leadership and vision

    PwC2019-12-12
  5. "Great digital organization"

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    Current Employee - Managing Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    - great opportunities at junior and mid-manager levels - good flexibility and ability to work from home - access to global industry knowledge - strong digital culture

    Cons

    - highly political with leaders who take credit for your work - spotlight on favorites who get great performance reviews while others do the heavy lifting and are not recognized - need strong sponsor to progress - tendency to pigeon hole and typecast

    PwC2019-12-09
  6. "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Experienced Associate in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people and tons of challenges

    Cons

    long hours and learning on your own

    PwC2019-11-21
  7. "Good for new grads"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Winnipeg, MB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Ideal for new graduates who are doing CPA program - Nice office

    Cons

    - Low pay - Long term prospects are slim to none - Favoritism - If you end up with a less competent manager your skills and hard work is not appreciated

    Advice to Management

    Hire more diverse group of people

    PwC2019-12-05
  8. "Just Okay"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Flexibility outside of busy season

    Cons

    - Long hours during busy season - Low salary - Unnessary works

    PwC2019-12-05
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Saskatoon, SK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great linear advancement opportunities across service lines.

    Cons

    Its common to be pigeonholed into a particular service line based on business needs and preferences of senior management. Pushback is does not always yield the desired outcome.

    PwC2019-12-03
  10. "Flexible and great learning"

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    Former Employee - Experienced Audit Senior Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Very flexible -Great mentors/opportunities to learn

    Cons

    -Unpredictable -Some very poor managers -Not as accommodating to personal interests due to lack of staff

    Advice to Management

    Take feedback from associates seriously when it comes to managers and above

    PwC2019-11-18
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