Tips and tricks
"We look forward to meeting you. Three things are of special interest to us. What do you have to offer - qualifications, professional experience, special skills? How might PwC benefit from these? And where do you see yourself in three to five years time?"
How to make the most of your application.
Here you’ll find everything we’re looking for in your application:
Tips on the online application.
The first impression counts. And you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Here are a few tips on how to do things right and make a good impression on us.
- Fill out everything on the online form, and don’t make any mistakes.
- Give us a private email address that you use regularly.
- Have your application documents ready so you can enter everything quickly.
- Make your CV short and clear, and make sure it’s up to date.
- Make sure there are no gaps in your CV. We’re also interested in what you did during the ‘gaps’.
- Use the online form to send us your CV, your final academic certificate or transcript, and any employment references. We also advise you to send a short cover letter with your application.
- You can make it much easier for us to look at your application if you merge different documents into a single file.
- If you want to make a spontaneous application, first check out our website to find out which lines of service and offices might be right for you.
Tips on Meet PwC and online assessment.
We’d like to find out more about you, and give you an idea of what life’s like at PwC. Here are a few tips on how to make a good impression.
- Get an idea of what we’re about, and think about what you'd like to know from us.
- Inform yourself about the job, the company and the industry.
- Take something with you to write with so you can note down things that are important.
- Make sure you’re wearing appropriate (business) clothes.
- Arrive relaxed and on time. If you’re going to be late, please call the person who’s interviewing you to let them know.
Tips on the structured interview and meet your team.
Our tips on how to approach Meet PwC also apply to the structured interview. And don’t forget:
- Prepare properly so you can give us a brief and informative description of your professional and personal development.
- Greet the person you’re talking to by name, and maintain eye contact.
- Illustrate your qualities with concrete examples from your professional and private life.
- Be spontaneous and honest.
- Just remember that if you’re a little bit nervous, it shows us that the interview’s important to you. We’ll make sure the atmosphere is pleasant so you quickly feel at ease.
- Your team wants to get to know you. Think about whether you can imagine working with them as well.
Tips on hiring and onboarding.
We want to make joining as straightforward for you as possible. Here are some initial tips on how to make sure things run smoothly:
- Visit the Embark website to find out about our values and services and browse our personnel regulations and policies.
- Even before you join PwC, take the opportunity to take part in any social events your future team is involved in.
- Networking’s really important at PwC, and you’ll be making many new contacts from your very first day. So keep your social network profiles up to date.