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Deloitte Reviews in Washington, DC

Updated 22 November 2014
Updated 22 November 2014
6,822 Reviews
3.6
6,822 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are options for partial telecommuting which contributes to work/life balance (in 471 reviews)

  • Great place to start your career as a recent graduate who is looking for experience (in 167 reviews)


Cons
  • As per me not a long term career option for people who give imp to work life balance (in 1260 reviews)

  • Literally no work life balance(Or No life only work) as a Center associate (in 254 reviews)

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  1.  

    value of diversity and they allow you to take ownership of your work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great leadership and very ethical company. My leaders respect my opinion and allow me to take risks. If I fail, they are there to support me. If I succeed, they are they to celebrate with me.

    Cons

    In my 12 year career, this is the best place I've work. However you should expect to put in long hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great firm, very supportive, excellent benefits, very demanding

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity. The firm is very supportive of its management and staff. Availability of training and learning opportunities is abundant. Benefits are great, with very good compensation.

    Cons

    Very demanding, beyond client responsibilities. Firm contributions are expected in large quantities of time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to start your career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - FAS Senior Associate in Rosslyn, VA (US)
    Current Employee - FAS Senior Associate in Rosslyn, VA (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent starting point for those fresh out of college to learn the basics of consulting and client service. The pay and benefits are great.

    Cons

    Your career is in your own hands but the growth of your network and building a support team around you is critical. Deloitte is a matrix'd organization where you might have many bosses, project managers, client leads, and it's up to you to manage the seeming lack of hierarchy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Technology Analyst in McLean, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Business Technology Analyst in McLean, VA (US)

    I worked at Deloitte as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people are friendly and helpful.
    You get to network with other services and learn from them.
    helps you realize your career path

    Cons

    Deloitte services interns don't get the exposure and networking opportunities as consulting interns .If you can focus on consulting internships you get more exposure, it also helps you realize your career paths.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in McLean, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in McLean, VA (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Client selection is varied and you can learn a lot in a short period of time, opportunities to move around or to focus make this a great job for entry level driven individuals and with proper initiative a great place to grow and learn from other very intelligent individuals

    Cons

    Work-life balance is a constant challenge though lately they are finally taking actionable steps to improve, the quality of folks has diluted a bit because they have grown so large; "extra curricular" internal activities are stressed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Utilization targets unreal

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Extremely structured career path(s) in management as well as technical areas.
    Impressive roster of clientele in Federal and Commercial markets.
    Great name overall in the industry

    Cons

    Highly competitive sales and managed revenue targets.
    Promotions hinge upon disruptive work life balance, If one is willing to put in 80 hours a week and, go ahead and enjoy rewards.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce utilization targets for senior consultants and managers to focus efforts on training and professional development, please be more generous when sending employees to conferences

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Good opp's for advancement

    Cons

    Long hours, bad clients, travel

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut back on the number of hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Political and hard driven, hard to maintain work-life balance, but will learn tons

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management Consulting Manager in McLean, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Management Consulting Manager in McLean, VA (US)

    I worked at Deloitte full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Learn tons on subject matter, leadership and managing cross-functional teams. If you get on a project with a good team and leadership, it's mostly good. Travel perks are good (can travel to other places besides home for the weekend for the same money), so if you are young and want to take advantage of it, you can see a lot of the world.

    Cons

    Work-life balance - requirements around client work, firm initiatives, people development, learning etc. Need to do at minimum 45 hrs client work and handle all the other activities in addition. Also, add travel hours (from personal time) every Monday and Thursday. You will be on a fast train through life!
    Political - need to manage up big time and don't expect understanding.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 5 people found this helpful  

    Good people, mediocre work, great benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in McLean, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in McLean, VA (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation, not as competitive than McKinsey, but reasonable compared to the other Big Four competitors. Great benefits. Attracts driven people.

    Cons

    Not much flexibility to migrate between practices. Once you're signed onto technology (vs. strategy or human capital) or a particular practice area (e.g. health care vs. energy etc.), it's a cumbersome process to migrate. You have to work hard to network internally to get new work. Expects long hours while on client site, especially if you don't have a good project manager.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Deloitte Federal BTA

    Current Employee - Federal Business Technology Analyst in Arlington, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Federal Business Technology Analyst in Arlington, VA (US)

    I have been working at Deloitte full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Location near Washington, DC
    Good public transportation
    Easy 9 to 5 hours
    No travel

    Cons

    Really everything is a pro

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make it possible to move from Federal to Commercial

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