Rating

3.8/5
  • Skills
    3.3
  • Business Insight
    4.0
  • Culture
    4.7
  • Your Impressions
    3.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the virtual experience and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Each day started at 9:30 and was broken into individual sessions with presentations, training, networking, or a group project. There was also some training specific to whichever stream you applied for on two of the days. The day ended around 3:30 or 4 usually.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I learned some basic information about auditing/accounting. There was some training like personal branding and personal development that I personally did not find very relevant.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 3/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was useful to get a look into what auditing and BDO in general are like before potentially committing to a graduate role.


  • Please rate how insightful you found the virtual experience
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the virtual experience
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the virtual experience
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Everyone seemed nice and seemed to enjoy working for BDO. The higher-up people seemed pretty relaxed and happy to answer questions.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your virtual experience?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • The week was tiring but I'm glad I did it.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the virtual experience
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BDO
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BDO to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BDO
  • Learn about the culture/values, as well as BDO's COVID response. Don't feel pressured to apply for a role if you are not interested in this sector, but doing the insight week is a good way to get more of an idea if you want to have this kind of job in the future.


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Details

Virtual Experience

Auditing/Tax

South West

17th July 2021


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