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Updated 25 Feb 2015
Updated 25 Feb 2015
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    Management Consulting Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Interviewer was really friendly over the phone. Questions are very much competency based and they don't deviate from their script very much. Good feedback after the interview to help for the next stage as well.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to work with someone who had a different working style to you..   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Assurance Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Only did one. I think I did not prepare enough. You guys should research for the interview questions, which I did not know before. Wikijob and other sources are very good. Practice, practice, pratice!!!!

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Tax Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Had to take online numerical and logical reasoning tests. Then was invited for telephone interview. Interview was very friendly. Asked behavioural questions related to the company's values.

    Describe a time when you received feedback, and how did this change the way you acted?
    Describe a recent business/economics issue that has interested you. How might this affect PwC.
    What do you know about the role you've applied for?

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time where you had little guidance/how did you act/what did you learn?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    IT Risk Assurance/Placement Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    1. Online application
    2. Numerical, Logical Test & work situation based questionnaire
    3. Telephone Interview
    ...Didn't make it after the telephone interview

    Questions were asked from each 5 competencies (The PwC Proffesional)
    A time you sought feedback and changed you approach?
    Tell me your role? Why PwC?
    A recent business issue. How it relates to PwC?
    A time you tried something you were not used to?

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Audit Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    interview did not take long to arrange, they only called me the day before and asked me to come in so I was a little surprised but I knew I had an interview during the time.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Management Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    online- interview- ac- partner interview
    interview questions are about their leadership framework. It is important to demonstrate those as many as possible. I think the benchmark for passing the interview is average. Really think through our experiences and build rapport will be my advice.

    No Offer
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Forensics Industrial Placement Year Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Online test and telephone interview.

    Someone from the recruitment(I guess) agency, which PwC uses for their telephone interviews, called me.
    Just been asked 5 questions in total, one from each core competent.

    1) time when worked without guidance.
    2) time when you sought a feedback.
    3) About the role that I applied.

    Cannot remember the rest.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Tax Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    Online tests - numerical and logical tests to be competed within a three week time window, time limit on each test
    Telephone interview - competency questions on PwC's competancies
    Assessment centre - tests, written exercise, group exercise

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you received criticism and how that made you feel   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Forensic Services Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at PwC.

    Interview Details

    There were 4 main stages in this process

    First stage- Application and Online Tests as well as behaviour questionnaire
    Second- Competency Interview containing about 7 questions based on the competencies on their website.
    Third- Assessment Centre
    Fourth- Partner Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Tests were the standard SHL plus a behavioural questionnaire.

      Interview was pretty intense, but questions were orientated around the competencies on their website, and what others have written.
       
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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Graduate Tax Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Telephone nterview - pure competencies based interview, questions are around the pwc global core competencies. Since really emphasis on relationship building, asked details about how you build relationship, and how to develop and keep those relationship. Other questions are common.

    Interview Questions
    • A time you try to build relationship out of your common contact. How you maintain the relationship?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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