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PwC Reviews

Updated 12 December 2017
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  • Work/life balance is very hard to have at consulting firms in general (in 2396 reviews)

  • Sometimes had long hours with little notice (in 2475 reviews)

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  1. "A great learning ground"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    The nature of the business is such that there are always opportunities available.

    Cons

    There is often little focus on individuals' development or aspirations when pairing them with the opportunities.


  2. "Business Insight Week"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic insight into various areas of the business with great networking opportunities.

    Cons

    Quality of week is inconsistent depending on your 'buddy'


  3. "Client Administator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    - Great foundation for risk and finance
    - Good insight to multiple teams
    - Build a strong CA network
    - Opportunity to progress into secondment

    Cons

    - Will have mastered most things in the role within a year


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  5. "Management Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Consultant in London, England
    Current Employee - Management Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Values, flexibility, experience, people, culture

    Cons

    No strategy, Leadership isn't great, community could be improved


  6. "Review of graduate scheme"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fast paced, Caring culture, Supportive teams

    Cons

    Difficult exam schedule whilst working


  7. "Compliance"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Great people and open progression

    Cons

    process for advancing is not always clear


  8. "Good name but not challenging work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Junior Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The name on the CV
    Opportunity to work with smart people

    Cons

    Have to fight to get interesting work
    Unstructured scheme with ambiguous rules regarding performance and moderation

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent in your approach to promoting people
    Provide your graduates with meaningful work
    Advertise the job role honestly


  9. "Senior Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PwC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, always learning and evolving, they really invest in you individually. Work with bright, smart, fun people.

    Cons

    Long hours, but against that incredibly flexible so there's a quid pro quo.

    Advice to Management

    Celebrate the flexibility vs the long hours. So much to be proud of.


  10. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great clients and clever people

    Cons

    Too flat a structure and messed up P&Ls creates a sole trader mentality within Partners that is accepting when successful in terms of fees

    Advice to Management

    You need to make more of an active play on the consequences of inappropriate self interest behaviour


  11. "PwC Assessment Centre"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PwC full-time

    Pros

    Valuable experience and the offices were impeccable.

    Cons

    Office was hard to find and it felt as if the recruiters didn't want to be there.

    Advice to Management

    Hire me.


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