Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We had two days of learning about the company and what they do from employees and HR. Then we had a group presentation, buddy sessions with employees and finally an interview on the last day of the experience.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Yes, the presentation improved my confidence and professional communication. Also learnt important job application skills


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

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

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

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

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • It was extremely very insightful. I went there not having any interest in any roles in accountancy but learning from the firm I now would like to work in risk advisory.


  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • It was the most friendly environment ever! The people were very supportive right from the beginning and they answer all the questions with amazing honesty.


  • 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 insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I hundred percent enjoyed the experience to be sincere. I met new friends during networking sessions and there were enough breaks to relax and reflect before going on to another activity.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

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

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

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


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BDO
  • My biggest tip would be to reach out to the employees on Linkedin. They are very friendly and always willing to connect and help. Secondly, I would highly recommend taking the moment to join the assessment training sessions that you attend before submitting the final applications as they share helpful tips there.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Auditing/Tax, Accountancy

Scotland

27th August 2021


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