Insight Day at BDO

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Bristol South West
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About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

From meeting 5 members of the BDO team it appeared to be a friendly and welcoming place to work.


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I was only there 4 hours so hard to say but I was treated very well.


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

Alicja, who was in charge of the insight day, was very helpful and supportive but also asked challenging questions.


4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The structure was good however some speakers came in either early or late causing some delay but ultimately there was little disruption.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Very friendly and calm. Everyone was given time to speak and to be heard.


7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?


8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

The speakers talked about their job roles and also what it was like to work at the company taking us through their days.


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

The company’s values were talked about and discussed between the groups. It was clear what the values were and how work should be done in order to satisfy them.


10. How valuable was the content of the day in helping you to decide on your future career path?

After attending the insight day I am keen to start a career down the accountancy path.


Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

I was never supposed to be paid.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Yes we met and spoke to many current employees who talked about their departments.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Yes two of the speakers were attending a football tournament against other offices from around the country and other social events were discussed.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

If interested in accountancy I would definitely recommend an insight day at BDO.