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Updated Apr 14, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate
Melbourne

I applied online - interviewed at PwC in March 2014.

Interview Details Video interview

Interview Question – What do you think distinguishes PwC from it's competitors?   Answer Question

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Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Sydney

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC in January 2012.

Interview Details 2 telephone Interviews
Face to Face with HC
Face to Face with Senior Manager
Face to Face with Director

Interview Question – All questions were competency based - no issues   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No Negotiation

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Advisory Manager Interview

Advisory Manager

I applied in-person and the process took 6 months - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details - Get to know the right people and who matter
- Find out about the latest events in the company
- Get to understand the business

Interview Question – Nothing too dreadful   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Could not negotiate much on the pay but neogtiated on the starting date.

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Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst
Sydney

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details recruiter, followed by email, initial interview, behavioural tests, 2nd round interview

Interview Question – example of dealing with conflict   Answer Question

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Associate Interview

Associate
Melbourne

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC in January 2013.

Interview Details they ask you loads of questions about your past experiences ask you why you chose PwC over the other firms and ask you about your career outlook and talk about your goals

Negotiation Details – it was very easy bro

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Director Interview

Director
Sydney

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details I was initially interviewed by a director, then referred to interview with 2 partners, then with 3 partners including the chairman of the practice. The interviews were relatively quick (less than 30 min) and straight to the point.

Interview Question – One partner noticed that I had a six sigma background and asked how I could differentiate myself in a sea of other six sigma consultants   Answer Question

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Internship Interview

Internship

I applied online and interviewed at PwC.

Interview Details I found all well and easy until the partner interview. All though the partner interview seemed very relaxed and I felt I nailed it they said I didn't really sell myself enough. I feel really stupid when I do it but I guess it needs to be done. Other than that everything was great and everybody is really friendly. The pool of candidates is always strong so I guess you need to be very upfront.

Interview Question – I got asked about my internship. To be honest I felt I oversold it but they thought I went way under. If you have any experience make it sound like you saved the company from bankruptcy and everything you learned will help you at PWC.   Answer Question

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Manager Interview

Manager
Melbourne

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in June 2010.

Interview Details Got a call through a referral. Had first technical interview with 2 people and then a partner interview. Partner interview was more behavioral and was looking for culture fit than technical capabilities.

Interview Question – What are the 3 things you have learnt in the past year   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Lower salary

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Graduate Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Canberra

I applied online - interviewed at PwC in May 2012.

Interview Details Phone Interview, Online Test, Assessment Centre (two person interview, retest, group task)

Interview Question – How do you really know if a lightbulb is turned-off when you close the fridge?   View Answer

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Assurance Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at PwC in August 2013.

Interview Details Phone call based

Interview Question – What co-curriculum activities have you been participated in university and high school? What is your award about?   Answer Question

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