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"EY provided me with varied opportunities and training that I had not found elsewhere in my career."
Posted 11 years ago
Financial Consultant
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"I like the salary, the ability to travel, and the variety."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be ready for all the consequences of a big company - i.e., people are more disconnected and you are shipped around like a resource, not treated like a person."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"I feel as if I have no control over my career. I have to travel 100% of the time, and I have no say in the type of work I do. I work long hours, but the content of my work is mind numbing and in no way challenging."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would take an interest in what my employees actually want and try to give them that within reason."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Global Mobility Specialist

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"The ease of work and it is not too challenging."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Work hard, build good relationships, promise to deliver on time."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Don't like my work colleagues, don't trust my manager, feel unsupported."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Would consult more with my team, improve communication, give regular feedback."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Senior Consultant
in McLean, VA

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"The company requires long hours and constant on point work with lots of overtime."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The most important factor is number of hours worked, nothing else is as important."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"The constant on point work for Ernst and Young drives me crazy and I jump every time I get an email."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would put more emphasis on flexibility rather than just giving it a pass."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Consultant

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Can be really fun and interesting, but most of the time is boring and frustrating."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"What's on paper is not reality. What really counts is only what happens inside a few partner's offices."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Chaotic, secretive. We go around customers reviewing and rebuilding their processes, but we can't or don't bother to make things work in our own office."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better organizing my schedule, trusting more my senior managers, using more the chain of command instead of jumping around the organization."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Analyst
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Paycheck, nothing, corporate perks, stupid partners."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Understand mobility options are available by leaving the firm and returning, they call it boomerangs."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"The silo effect is prevalent, each partner has their own fiefdom."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would Institute 360 degree process, revamp core business services."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Ernst & Young Employee
in Atlanta, GA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5
Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Tax Associate
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"I like the people that I work with. They are very laid back in general."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Its really all about just surviving. If you can continue to do the work, you will get promoted on a regular schedule."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"There are not many opportunities to expand my professional experience."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There is not much different you can do in a client serving role."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Tax Manager

"Good culture, good people. Too much reliance on outsourcing."

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Good pay and benefits. Nice atmosphere. Great reputation of firm."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared for long hours and feeling like nobody notices."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"No general bonus program for staff. Difficult to be recognized for extra effort."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Bonus plan. Better training needed. Staff lack technical experience due to outsourcing."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Ernst & Young Employee
in New York City, NY
Person You Work For 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5
Assurance Associate
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"I enjoy getting paid, and leaving work at the end of the day."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"In assurance you will work long hours for garbage pay. Your utilization factor will go up faster than your earning. It is a lifeless job in audit and there is nothing they can do short of making the environment better."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"The hours are long, the pay is terrible, the work is boring and the people are overwhelmingly negative in assurance."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would staff more people and cut down on the hours. Too many jobs, too much work, not enough people not enough pay."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Senior Accountant

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Ernst & Young has a strong way on how business must be done, which allowed me learn that my success there will translate into the company's success."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Excel or GAAP can be learned easily but positive attitude and hard work beats the knowledge."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"When in the development of employees program, the mentor was not really interested on mentoring."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"In general would be to continue with the personnel development programs, because if the employee is happy, the success of the company will come as a result of that."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Assistant Director
in Secaucus, NJ

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Great coworkers, convenient location,opportunity, flexibility to telecommute, very good benefits."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to understand your role and future of the position."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"A lot of volatility, lack of job security, office amenities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Empower your employees, make them feel appreciated and secure."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Consultant
in New Madrid, MO

What do you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"New interesting subjects to solve in a daily basis. Challenging role."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"EY looks for strong motivated people. Candidates should be very open minded."

What don't you like about working at Ernst & Young?

"Too hierarchical structure. No business development strategies allowed for non management positions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Implementation of a pipeline development process that takes advantage of staff networking."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Manager
in New York, NY
People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5 Support You Get 3.9 / 5
Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5
Way You Work 2.9 / 5
Advisory Manager
in Chicago, IL

"Great company, great experience, great job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3.1 / 5
Support You Get 3.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3.4 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
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