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Great opportunities, but structure creates significant challenges

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

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

Pros

1.) Community - I love the people I work with. They are brilliant at what they do, but more importantly they are fantastic people.
2.) Tremendous opportunity to learn and grow, exposure to senior leadership with clients.
3.) Personally, I enjoy the travel.

Cons

1.) Politics - the partnership structure creates huge challenges to effectively deliver work. If you need expertise from another practice area, good luck getting it easily.
2.) Leadership support - again, because of how the firm is structured, even if your leadership supports your work and what you're doing, it may not be valued by the rest of the firm. Particularly if it's not in the audit space.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remove the red tape that prohibits employees from moving around, but more importantly, that inhibits our ability to effectively deliver service to clients because we can't "share" expertise and we end up competing internally for projects.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    High energy and lots of benefits to those willing to do the work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  Rochester, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Rochester, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Best people to work with - very bright and energized
    lots of opportunities for training and advancement
    very diverse working environment allows to try several different industries

    Cons

    work/life balance is tough
    have to be willing to do alot extra - not just harder hours, but travel and last minute changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop with the recent cost cutting and go back to a more national level with trainings at the associate and senior levels - that is one of the biggest reasons anyone joins a national firm

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great long-term job

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Developer  in  Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Developer in Dallas, TX (US)

    I have been working at PwC as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of benefits, newest technology, challenging work. It's a great corporate setting to learn to be a professional. There is lots of work and the auditing field is huge and will continue to be for some time.

    Cons

    Lots of work. Try not to be a slave to the job (aka a workaholic)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage more interaction between team members

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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