PwC Reviews

Updated 22 October 2014
Updated 22 October 2014
5,175 Reviews
3.6
5,175 Reviews
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PwC US Chairman & Senior Partner Robert Moritz
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • No work-life balance during busy season because the nature of assurance work (in 254 reviews)

  • PwC is a good place to start out if you are coming right from college (in 127 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life Balance does not exist as much as they say they are still working on it (in 891 reviews)

  • Long hours that often keep me at the office or working from home late at night (in 849 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    This company build me up to a greater extent.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Retainer - Analyst in Calcutta
    Former Employee - Retainer - Analyst in Calcutta

    I worked at PwC as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Organisational atmosphere and policies are wonderful.

    Cons

    Calcutta's Human Capital department has a stereotype approach to candidates.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    PwC Exprience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Audit Associate in Bangalore

    I worked at PwC as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work culture , People, Learning, Recognition, Quality

    Cons

    It is only the Work life balance anyone could complain

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Can re-invent ourself,
    Good work/life balance

    Cons

    high expectancy in terms of quality of work to be done

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    It was awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Bangalore

    I worked at PwC full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    PwC Brand itself is really good

    Cons

    work life balance is not good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    bring more flexibility in the process

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at PwC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I guess the exposure was really awesome.
    The brand image is also great.
    You are doing 10 MBA in one go

    Cons

    Salary is too less as compared to competitors,
    too much travelling takes a toe on you
    limited time to prepare for other things
    family life takes a tol

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think you are not compensated well enough according to your competitors. So perks should be well laid and told in advance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good experience overall

    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Employee friendly, learning opportunity, Flexi timings, onsite

    Cons

    Less hikes, meagre bonus, no additional income in onsite

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase daily Allowance for onsite, Provide proper hikes in appraisal

  8.  

    A very cold company to work for. No real bonding happening within the company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Assistant Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Senior Assistant Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Working here more because of the status of the company.

    Cons

    Very slow in promotions.Relation between the manager and the lower rank not very cordial.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put some heart in the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Long Hours - Less opportunities to grow in technical front

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Calcutta
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Calcutta

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

    Pros

    1. Good initial salary
    2. Salary bands are better compared to it's competitors - especially in Kolkata

    Cons

    1. Long hours. expect to work on weekends
    2. Very less opportunities of growth for technical consultants
    3. Too much work-politics in PwC Kolkata

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. In stead of favouring your own candidates all the times, try to appreciate the employees who are really worthy
    2. Introduce a transparent appraisal system
    3. Try to look beyond domestic companies while proving technical advisory solutions

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    it is a great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Growth & development opportunities are great!

    Cons

    Sometimes, being a large firm can be a problem.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Company is good in terms of transparency and ethics and don't expect higher packages at beginner level

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Delhi
    Current Employee - Audit Associate in Delhi

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

    Pros

    There is tremendous amount of learning working on different projects and different culture. Travelling is there so you always on the go. There is added responsibility to deliver the best quality

    Cons

    The is no real work life balance you have to stretch to outperform and have so many client deliverables which keeps you busy through out the year

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you keep you entry level happy in terms of work life balance and reduce the work pressure,it will bring positive changes in the organizations and the quality of work will automatically improve.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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