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PwC Reviews

Updated 19 Jul 2019

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PwC CEO Robert E. Moritz
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  1. Helpful (719)

    "Great firm, but some changes on the horizon are terrible"

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    Current Employee - Advisory Director in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is a lot about the firm that is great. It is a great culture that values collaboration (below the partner level), that truly values diversity of its employees, and that is very collegial. The Advisory business has grown significantly over the past 5 years since reconstituting a consulting arm with the acquisition of BearingPoint, followed by other large acquisitions of PRTM, Diamond and most recently Booz & Company...

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    Cons

    As noted by many, and as inferred by by comment around individual performance above, if you want to get ahead here you WILL work your rears off. Late nights and weekends, with minimal complaining, are the norm for those who are successful. The firm has tried to add in concepts of "flexibility" into our work force - but that is generally ignored in practice by those people actually delivering client work (great thought,...

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    Advice to Management

    There are so many good things about this firm, but this obsession with being "different" isn't always good. It is good to differentiate on the things that matter, but you hobble us with terrible technology, put performance measurement systems that are tied to our compensation in place that are nothing more than a popularity contest, and then expect us to work our hinds off for you with big huge smiles on our face. You...

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  2. "Health Technology and Enterprise Applications"

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    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People. Culture is wonderful. Very people focused organization

    Cons

    Hours can be difficult. Constant push to exceed number targets.

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking inward to staff for opportunities to improve firm process.

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  3. "Work Life at PwC- A Big Four Firm"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    PwC has a very good work culture, and the people are the greatest asset

    Cons

    Like other Big Four, work can get really taxing especially Busy Season

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  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate 

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

    Pros

    You have a lot of flexibility to mould your career

    Cons

    Recruitment process is very slow and not well done

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  5. "Risk Assurance"

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    Current Employee - Assurance in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Working with people who are helpful, environment,

    Cons

    work Long and busy hours. Work life balance

    PwC2019-07-19
  6. "Experienced senior associate"

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      Current Employee - Experienced Senior Associate 

      I have been working at PwC full-time

      Pros

      Learning experience, Opportunities, Growth, Teams

      Cons

      Hours vs pay, Superiors abuse

      PwC2019-07-19
    • "Work culture"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at PwC full-time

        Pros

        A great brand to work with

        Cons

        Hectic schedule, travel & average paymaster

        PwC2019-07-18
      • "PwC is a great firm to start a career"

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        Current Employee - Senior Consultant (Assurance Department) 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

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

        Pros

        competitive environment, lots of engagements, great experience

        Cons

        time consuming, no work-life balance

        PwC2019-07-18
      • "Big 4 Accounting Experience"

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        Current Employee - Experienced Associate in Salt Lake City, UT

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

        Pros

        Excellent training and experience. Nice people. Excellent place to start your career.

        Cons

        Long Hours just like any other big 4 firm.

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      • "Great place to work"

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        Current Employee - Associate in Johannesburg

        I have been working at PwC full-time

        Pros

        Global network Great colleagues Work-Life balance is achievable

        Cons

        Low pay Career growth trajectory is slow

        PwC2019-07-18
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