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PwC Australia

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  • > 100,000 employees

Application Process & Interviews at PwC Australia

8.3
8.3 rating for Recruitment, based on 135 reviews
Please describe the interview process and assessments.
Send through CV, video interview then face to face interview
Graduate, Sydney
Thorough
Graduate, Sydney
Came through as a vacation student which involved an assessment centre and partner interview
Graduate, Sydney
Online aptitude tests, video interview, face to face interview.
Graduate, Sydney
3 face to face interviews with senior manager and partner
Graduate, Sydney
Group interview followed by individual interview
Graduate, Newcastle
1. Applied through the PwC Intern program online 2. Submitted my Resume and filled insome online questionnaires 3. Completed 3 Tests: Personality Test, Logic Test and English Test 4. Video Interview 5. Assessment Centre: Had to do a case study as a group and had an interview after. 6. Got a call 2 weeks later informing me I got the internship
Graduate, Canberra
1. CV + Cover Sheet 2. Online personality assessment 3. Video interview 4. Assessment centre (involving a group activity) + face-to-face interview
Graduate
The assessments were reasonable and limited in number compared to other processes.
Graduate, Canberra
Online Tests Video Interview Assessment Centre Partner Interviews
Graduate, Sydney
Good questions and interviewers who were friendly, open and honest
Midlevel, Sydney
Initial written application with resume and personality testing. Followed by video interview, which was followed by group activity and individual interview
Graduate, Sydney
Good - interviewers and HR staff were very personable.
Graduate, Melbourne
CV, Online assessments, Video Interview, Assessment Centre, In-person interview, Offer
Graduate, Sydney
The interview was very well organised, and the whole process gave us a feel of the work we ended up doing.
Graduate, Canberra
Online quiz, online interview, face to face interview
Graduate, Adelaide
Interview process was great to get an insight into the company
Graduate, Adelaide
Various online assessments qualitative and quantitative. Followed by an online interview and then an assessment centre with another interview with the leader of the business unit. Assessment centre had group task and a networking chat.
Graduate, Adelaide
online testing, video interview, group assessment, individual written task, interview
Graduate, Melbourne
Typical long process of online testing, video question answering and phone interview before an assessment centre. I did like that the final interview took place at the assessment centre.
Graduate, Adelaide
What questions were you asked in your interviews?
Behavioral questions
Graduate, Sydney
Regarding my past work experience and how I deal with failure
Graduate, Sydney
Why PwC, why this team, what interests you about the subject, current affairs questions, time you lead a teamout of difficulty
Graduate, Sydney
Why PwC? Experiences in life/work to date and how they demonstrate X, current affairs, situational questions.
Graduate, Sydney
How would you tackle a project on the "effect of bullying"? What are your interests?
Graduate, Sydney
1. Tell me about yourself 2. Describe a time where you showed leadership 3. Describe a time where you faced a difficult situation and how did you resolve it 4. What is the hardest thing for you to do? 5. How do you feel about engaging a group of people you have never spoken to? 6. Questions about my resume experience 7. How do you keep informed with world affairs? 8. What are your thoughts about the intergenerational report? 9. Why do you agree or disagree with the report?
Graduate, Canberra
Varies depending on interviewer. A focus is on working in different teams.
Graduate
The face-to-face interview generally stuck to behavioural questions. The online interview was obviously designed to catch people off guard, and prompted questions like 'describe your dream client' or gave an oddly specific scenario and asked you how you would deal with it.
Graduate, Canberra
Everything. Make sure you are prepared to answer anything.
Graduate, Sydney
Describe a situation which displayed PwC values
Graduate, Sydney
About my previous experiences, what I wanted in my career and also a case study interview based on a previous project
Midlevel, Sydney
Questions ranged from behavioural, to my understanding of the work, to things that interested me and I wanted to talk about
Graduate, Sydney
Questions regarding my ambitions, my achievement and most importantly my failures.
Graduate, Canberra
more conversational which is good
Graduate, Adelaide
My experiences, what I wanted to do professionally, how my current skills would translate into the audit room, industries I would enjoy working with, etc.
Graduate, Adelaide
How do you work in a team? Describe a challenge you faced? Why do you want to work here? What do you do outside of uni?
Graduate, Adelaide
Work history, what I do in my free time, why I wanted to work at PwC
Graduate, Melbourne
Standard questions about my experience and how that would help me in situations at PwC.
Graduate, Adelaide
We spoke about my life, life experience and how i would apply that to my work.
Graduate, Melbourne
Some specific valuation questions, mixed with behavioural.
Melbourne
Do you have any specific tips and advice for candidates applying to your company? How would you recommend they best prepare?
Be yourself. Know why you want to work here.
Graduate, Sydney
A lot of it is outside of one's control. Be calm and prepare/practice as much as possible
Graduate, Sydney
Know what the team does
Graduate, Sydney
Prep well with good examples of how you have demonstrated the values of the firm. At this stage, your credentials etc are sufficient, one key attributing factor to the outcome of the interview is culture fit, so just be relaxed/true/yourself.
Graduate, Sydney
Research the values of the firm and how you exemplify them
Graduate, Sydney
Apply to companies that where your career goals align with what the company offers in terms of industry or experience
Graduate, Newcastle
1. Start Early, get involved in extracurricular activities in University 2. Get a job that contributes to developing your skills to getting your dream job. 3. Ensure your grades are up there 4. Respect others
Graduate, Canberra
Practice answering standard interview questions.
Graduate
Every question they ask is aligned to their core values in a way, so read them and learn them well.
Graduate, Canberra
Make sure you are prepared to answer anything.
Graduate, Sydney
Think about your experiences and how you can make that relevant for the questions asked
Midlevel, Sydney
Come to an understanding of the business unit that you are applying to.
Graduate, Sydney
Just have a go! And prepare as much as you can beforehand! There's a lot of free material online that is very helpful.
Graduate, Melbourne
Care, know what you're talking about, be enthusiastic
Graduate, Sydney
Never shy away from achieving experience. Don't say no to a new opportunity that will teach you something, even the worst project, group, club, job offers to teach you a lot.
Graduate, Canberra
be a team player in group exercises
Graduate, Adelaide
Research is the most important part, appear knowledgeable about both PwC's service offerings and wider issues in certain industries you are interested in.
Graduate, Adelaide
Research the company, get to know the business unit they are applying for. BE THEMSELVES, so important as you will be working with these people day in day out and need to be comfortable in that environment and they need to be comfortable with you.
Graduate, Adelaide
Be yourself. At the end of the day, people want to work with people they will get along with and who are smart.
Graduate, Melbourne
Learn the values, and understand your transferable skills that you have picked up through work, volunteering and Uni.
Graduate, Adelaide