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PwC Reviews

Updated 17 December, 2018
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  1. Featured Review

    "PwC Senior"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Fantastic coaching and mentorship
    -Global mobility options
    -Flexibility to work around personal schedules

    Cons

    -Longer hours during peak seasons


  2. "Good company, can get tied down to one area"

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    Former Employee - Management Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Management Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company, a lot of areas and opportunities, but can easily get bogged down to one area. Overall great people to work with and get a lot of exposure

    Cons

    Working for a bad Partner, can make this difficult

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees to have more say in area's where their strengths lie.

  3. "Excellent work place"

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    Former Employee - Tax Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Tax Manager in Vancouver, BC

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

    Pros

    Learning experience. Fun parties.

    Cons

    Work hours. High stress environment.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing place to work in! You will work hard, but play hard!"

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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Working with amazing people that are collaborative, working together, full of knowledge to share and passionate.
    - Great benefits
    - Flexible working hours AND the possibility of working from home
    - The teams are small, show a lot of flexibility and fast paced

    Cons

    - Sometimes the processes can be heavy to manage, but most times, it's really manageable
    - Might need to work long hours sometimes


  5. "New associate - Pwc"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Winnipeg, MB
    Former Employee - Associate in Winnipeg, MB

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

    Pros

    Co-workers are awesome, learn lots

    Cons

    Long hours during busy season


  6. "New Associate"

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    Current Employee - New Assurance Associate in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - New Assurance Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They want to see you succeed.

    Cons

    Lot of overtime, lots of technical skills required.


  7. "not a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    decent pay and benefits; ability to flex hours during work week (although OT is expected)

    Cons

    - lack of strong long-term vision and leadership; focus on short-term sales
    - lack of processes and tools for good employee experience; working on shoestring budgets
    - calibre of talent pool sub-par; training non-existent to get people to expected levels and continuous to be leading edge

    Advice to Management

    treat your employees as internal customers and focus on client's needs, not what can be sold to them to make a buck

  8. "Associate in Core Assurance"

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    Current Employee - Ontario in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Ontario in Ottawa, ON

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

    Pros

    - supportive
    - Great learning environment
    - Great mentors

    Cons

    - long hours
    - work/life balance
    - high turnover of staff


  9. "Great network of knowdge"

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    Current Employee - Director in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Director in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of the smartest experts across industries. Huge knowledge base.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is tricky - you need to drive it for yourself.


  10. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PwC (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work with smart people, good work life balance considering it's consulting

    Cons

    I enjoyed my experience and would go back

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work trying to empower female leaders