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Five things to know before your interview with PwC

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The interview is probably the most challenging stage of the application process and it is critical that you demonstrate your research and understanding of the firm to your interviewer. To help you on your way we have selected five small things you shold know before your interview.

1. Who are PwC?

PwC was founded in 1998 when Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand merged under the name PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2010 the company rebranded as PwC. PwC had revenue of £20bn in 2013, making it the second largest of the Big Four. PwC employs over 195,000 employees worldwide and approximately 18,000 in the UK.

2. What awards have PwC won?

PwC has topped the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers for over eleven consecutive years and won the top spot again in 2014. This year it was also named a winner in the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF)'s annual Spotlight Awards for Value and Excellence in Consulting

3. What are PwC investing in?

PwC acquired market leading strategy brand Booz & Company in April 2014 renaming it Strategy&. This acquisition demonstrates a strong commitment to the company’s strategy practice

4. Who do PwC work with?

Clients include Boohoo, Ford, Bank of America, BAE Systems and Coca Cola 

5. Why would you apply to PwC?

Job perks include option to buy 5 extra day’s holiday, season ticket loans and opportunity to participate in the PwC annual Christmas Pantomime in the West End!