2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
We were given significant responsibility for work that was valuable to the rest of the team. Working in small teams meant that you were able to get to know people well and I felt that they were
3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
All of the managers and senior staff gave advice and instructions about the technical side of the job and more generally about careers. The team hierarchy meant that it was obvious who you should ask for help. A couple of managers made a particular effort to teach me and the rest of the team about the higher-level elements of the audit.
4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
I worked on client site for all but two days of the four working weeks. On site there was almost always a variety of work to do, altohugh some days were slower when we were waiting for information from the client. Days in the office were less busy and often involved proofreading accounts.
5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
From day one we were given responsibility for sections of the execution of the audit. However, we had limited responsibility and access to the planning of the audit.
6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
The training provides a very strong basis for a career in audit. However, these hard skills will be less applicable to my degree.
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