Links: Big 4 Graduate and Student applications open

The Big 4 have all been shouting about their various graduate scheme and internship applications now being open. We’ve collected together some of the most useful links for you to follow up on if you’re interested in applying. Still not sure about consulting, professional services or the Big 4? Well you’re in the right place. Read our articles on Management Consulting Graduate schemes here. Articles … Continue reading Links: Big 4 Graduate and Student applications open

5 skills to get you through any (Big 4) assessment centre

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is “what is the application process like?” – referring to graduate schemes at the Big 4. Most people are aware that the general procedure when applying to any of the Big 4 graduate schemes involves all or some of the following; online tests, phone interviews, an assessment centre and a final interview. In this post I … Continue reading 5 skills to get you through any (Big 4) assessment centre

EY’s blind CV policy leads to diverse workforce

Although not the latest news, the Independent has reported that EY’s approach to graduate admissions has seen a sharp improvement in workforce diversity. A 10 percentage point increase in the number of students joining from state schools has been attributed to the way that EY have chosen to remove UCAS points thresholds (and the age-old requirement for a 2:1) from their screening and acceptance criteria … Continue reading EY’s blind CV policy leads to diverse workforce