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“ What do you look for when reading applications, what makes certain students really standout? ”

Payal R. asked a question
during the live chat Early application community - online chat
to Deloitte UK Recruitment Team

19/06/2015
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19/06/2015
Deloitte: Advisor Student Recruitment, Deloitte UK

Hi Payal, when reading applications we like to see answers that are full of energy and enthusiasm for Deloitte and your chosen service line. a good understanding of the role and department.

19/06/2015
Senior Assistant - Student Recruitment, Deloitte UK

Hi Payal, keep your answers simple, specific and relevant use real life examples.

19/06/2015
Deloitte: Advisor Student Recruitment, Deloitte UK

we do not want to see our website copy and pasted - we want your interpretation and why you want to join us.

19/06/2015
Early Identification Manager, Deloitte UK

It is quite difficult to stand out at the application stage, so I would focus on answering the questions thoroughly. Your chance to shine will be at interview stage and here you can start to talk through more of your experience

19/06/2015
Eleanor H.

Hi, by real life examples do you mean examples of things Deloitte do or examples of things we've done to demonstrate competencies?

19/06/2015
Deloitte: Advisor Student Recruitment, Deloitte UK

We will focus on your real life examples at interview stage. During the application stage I would say we are really looking for your motivation :-)

19/06/2015
Payal R.

And at the interview stage what should we expect to happen? Like what kind of questions get asked?

19/06/2015
Early Identification Manager, Deloitte UK

You will be expected to talk through a project in detail for the 1st round interview

19/06/2015
Eleanor H.

How would you suggest to demonstrate motivation in the application?

19/06/2015
Payal R.

by a project do you mean a personal project from our experience or a project that you have set us?

19/06/2015
Senior Assistant - Student Recruitment, Deloitte UK

Hi Payal, You will be asked to give an example of a project or piece of work you have been involved in

19/06/2015
Deloitte: Advisor Student Recruitment, Deloitte UK

Hi Eleanor - we want to know what excites you about joining us - so tell us :-) Bullet points are a great way of getting across lots of information in a systematic way.

19/06/2015
Early Identification Manager, Deloitte UK

Try to reflect on what motivates you in life and, and think about how this might align to Deloitte and the role you have applied to, this will give you a good starting point to answer the question

19/06/2015
Eleanor H.

Thanks for your replies! They are all really helpful :)

19/06/2015
Early Identification Manager, Deloitte UK

No problem : )

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