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PwC Reviews

Updated 23 October, 2018
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  1. "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. "Great network of knowdge"

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    • Senior Management
    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.

  3. "Would start my career here all over again"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Great training for young professionals

    Cons

    Work life balance is sometimes hard


  4. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, people, opportunities, growth, brand

    Cons

    As with any large organization there are layers of bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  5. "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


  6. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Good benefits
    - Great people
    - Challenging work
    - Good career progression opps

    Cons

    - Some long hours
    - Competitive environment can be hard to navigate at times


  7. "Mixed review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are good compared to other organizations. Modern space, good technology

    Cons

    Leaders and priorities change frequently

  8. "Experienced Senior Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Work-life flexibility
    Casual wear
    Ability to work from home
    Great people and firm events

    Cons

    Not good at retaining top performers
    No vacation pay
    Very challenging to get FTA and/or time off for more than 1 week
    Top performers leave the firm because they get staffed on all the firm's most challenging jobs


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Tax Senior Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    - Great Brand
    - Great People, everyone is very nice and helpful
    - Free food and Socials
    - Great opportunities to learn and develop many skills you would not be able to in an industry role

    Cons

    - High expectation and stressful
    - Hours - expected to be responsive at all times
    - High turnover, which in turns means more work for people who are staying


  10. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    The team is great to work with

    Cons

    Work hours can be very long


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