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NonStop Recruitment

Consultant, Social Care at NonStop Recruitment

Interview Advice: Don't be afraid to speak up especially during the group interview.

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NonStop Recruitment

M, M at NonStop Recruitment

Application Advice: Recruitment is essentially sales so sell yourself! Make your application stand out from the crowd!

Interview Advice: Be yourself - sounds cliche but there's no point pretending to be someone else just to land a job you don't really love.

Industry: Consulting

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QA Consulting Ltd

Consultant, Risk and Collections at QA Consulting Ltd

Application Advice: Never lie

Interview Advice: Be yourself

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Associate Consultant, Business Technology Consulting at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Be yourself. There are several stages including an assessment centre. For this role, Capgemini takes people from any degree so although your academic background adds to your application, they are looking for people who are energetic, motivated and ready to learn on the job.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. My interview was a little different to normal interviews but it was more of an informal chat. Do your research into Capgemini and their values. Know what the role entails and be sure in why you are applying.

Industry: Consulting

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NonStop Recruitment

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, Talent Acquisition at NonStop Recruitment

Application Advice: - read the full advert before; decide whether relocation is possible before the application; - make sure you fulfil the requirements before applying

Interview Advice: - research about the role and the company, always know what you are applying for; - sell yourself - why are you good for the role? - avoid buzz words and try to express your personal motivation as clear as possible

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Civil Engineer, Structures / Bridges at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be yourself! Highlight any team design work you have at uni etc.

Interview Advice: Basic structural mechanics - bending moment diagrams, deflections etc. Know your basics well.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Consultant, Water at Arcadis

Application Advice: Show your enthusiasm

Interview Advice: Be yourself, prepare for the questions you might be asked but don't over-rehearse

Industry: Consulting

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Certus Recruitment Group

Recruitment Consultant, Technology Sales at Certus Recruitment Group

Interview Advice: Make sure to ask as many questions about the company and position as you can.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Acoustic Engineer, Noise and vibration at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Good understanding and communication skills.

Interview Advice: To prepare the basic knowledge about noise and vibration, like what is reverberation time, resonance frequency, decibel level, sound insulation, absorption coefficient, etc.

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Electrical Engineer, Transmission and Distribution at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Having related work experience or project experience is a big plus. Even if it was in a different field, many of the skills are transferable, e.g. researching, data analysis and communication. Make sure you highlight this.

Interview Advice: I had to prepare a presentation on a design question that was provided to me ahead of the interview. I asked my university professor for guidance, which allowed me to deliver a high quality answer. The interviewers were also very impressed when they asked how I had prepared for the question. The remainder of the interview consisted of a mix of technical questions and typical interview-style questions. The technical questions were phrased in a "How would you..." manner, rather than looking for a specific answer.. I certainly didn't know the answer to every question but the interviewers were interested in my thinking process. This is your opportunity to showcase your analytical mind, if you don't know the answer, start with what you do know and don't be afraid to ask the interviewers questions. For the typical interview style questions (e.g. team work experience, how would you handle a difficult situation, etc) make sure you provide examples of times when you used these skills.

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Mott MacDonald

Environmental Consultant, Environment at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Do your research. Make sure you know the values of Mott MacDonald and try to link your answers incorporating those values or how important they are to you.

Interview Advice: Be confident and enthusiastic. They are looking for the right attitude in a person rather than the person who has the most knowledge. The questions I was asked were more about myself and my experience, rather than testing me on how much I knew about the company.

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Arcadis

Assistant Cost Consultant, Prime Contract at Arcadis

Application Advice: Simple application process. Online interview with an automated list of questions via a webcam. Prepare as best you can but does require thinking on your feet.

Interview Advice: The interview is an all-day session where you're required to do an individual task, a group task and an interview. The best advice is to embrace it and give it your all. They are looking for anything that stands out and this provides the perfect opportunity to do so.

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Capgemini Consulting

Insight and data consultant, Data at Capgemini Consulting

Application Advice: Keep it simple, make sure your CV is easy to read and show tenacity in the CV - hard work and being proactive will take you a long way.

Interview Advice: Listen to the question properly and follow the star method. Don't lie or exaggerate, you will get caught out.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Functional Applications Consultant, Technology Services at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Take your time and ensure your application is well written and tailored to the role. Using a generic application you have sent to 10 other companies does not give the impression you really want the role/to work for the company.

Interview Advice: Dress smart (tie not needed for men), be chatty and friendly, bring in outside knowledge to show you are well rounded/aware of what is happening in the world. 1-1 interview is based more on how you think you would act rather than the usual 'give an example of a time you...', allows you to be yourself more.

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Arcadis

Graduate Civil Engineer, Rail – Stations and Depos at Arcadis

Application Advice: Make sure to know about the company in detail and know what you are applying to.

Interview Advice: Make sure you know about the company in detail and know what you are applying to. Be prepared for working with others.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Acoustic Consultant, Acoustics at Arcadis

Application Advice: Strong CV adapted to the role, focus skills on what the job role requires and tailor your CV this way. The application was an online CV and cover letter upload. In the cover letter, I would advise to detail any extra work experience or a particular skill that you possess that makes you stand out. Don't save it for the interview, make your CV stand out from the others and make them remember you.

Interview Advice: The video interview was followed by the offer of an assessment day with an interview. The video interview was tough with 7 questions, 1 min to prepare and 30 seconds to answer. Make sure you know exactly why you are applying for this job and this company, what attracted you to it and what you could bring to the role. Learn the company 'pillars' (their values) and have examples of when you have demonstrated those values either in university/school/extracurricular activities. Questions included: Why do you want to work for Arcadis, Why do you want this job, What could you bring to the role, Tell me about a time you have demonstrated Integrity and what does Sustainability mean to you. For the Assessment day, in-tray exercise followed by a group exercise, the team/staff made it all very simple and made everyone feel comfortable and welcome, I wasn't nervous after I was welcomed in. My interview was long but casual in a sense. It was not too formal, some questions provided by HR and some my new boss has asked themselves. Was made to feel at ease and was able to be myself comfortably. They are looking more at whether or not you will fit into their team than your accomplishments so don't be afraid to be yourself and talk about your passions and hobbies. Remember that if you don't get the job, its not the right role for you and don't be disheartened.

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Arcadis

Graduate Ecologist, Ecology at Arcadis

Application Advice: Show your enthusiasm. Don't be shy in an interview, they want to see that you want the job and that you are passionate about it.

Interview Advice: Be prepared and swat up on your cv. Make sure you know what the company values are e.g. a sustainable workforce.

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Capgemini UK plc

Associate Consultant, Business Technology Consulting at Capgemini UK plc

Interview Advice: Be yourself

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Consultant, Environment at Arcadis

Application Advice: The application process has changed since I have joined so I cannot comment on this.

Interview Advice: The interview process has also changed since I joined. Just be honest and be yourself whilst remaining professional.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Insights and Data Consultant, Insights and Data at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Show projects you've done outside of education/work that link with the position.

Interview Advice: Learn the company values.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

User Researcher, HMRC at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Be prepared to discuss new and emerging trends in UX at the moment. Also, have a clear and well-defined meaning of what UX is to you.

Interview Advice: Be confident and assured in your answers, which is obvious for any interview. But, if you don't know what you are on about, you've not really got a chance. Discuss UX and what designing for a user is all about. Also, if faced with a task such as I was, be inventive with it and think of a range of possible methods.

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Arcadis

Graduate Engineer, Highways and Transportation at Arcadis

Application Advice: Show all relevant experience and highlight key strengths. Variety of skills is always a winner. Your CV needs to be minimalistic, bullet points rather than paragraphs etc.

Interview Advice: Manners get you a long way for one. Confidence is key, however, no one likes a cocky applicant! Asked questions from a set list of interview questions, mostly competency questions however they are impressed with company knowledge and commercial awareness. Knowledge of the company really shows interest in working for them, however, they want more than reciting the website, worth doing a bit of digging to find out some clients or work they've been involved in and importantly the company values. What is important to them?

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advisory at Peninsula

Application Advice: Be commercial, think of the client's experience and make sure you show your passion for constantly learning.

Interview Advice: Be smart, professional and show your personality.

Industry: Consulting

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Mindshare

Account Executive, Marketing Science at Mindshare

Interview Advice: Do some research on what Mindshare does and on what the department/team you are applying for really does. Show interest, make sure that's for you.

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Principal, Strategy at Marakon

Application Advice: - Demonstrate financial capability - Demonstrate passion & understanding of the firm

Interview Advice: - Brush up on corporate finance 101 - Practice written case studies

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Advisory at Steer

Application Advice: Apply even if you don't think you have the necessary skills, consulting is open to a broad range of backgrounds. Don't delay your application and email even if applications are closed to show your interest - you never know what opportunities might be available.

Interview Advice: Be engaging and interested in the work, take the opportunity to ask many questions. Do your research on the company and the work they do before hand.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Planning at Steer

Application Advice: Don't be afraid to show you're colourful, people here value you being a rounded human being!

Interview Advice: Practice market sizing.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Advisory at Steer

Application Advice: Make sure you tailor the cover letter and CV to the job.

Interview Advice: Show interest in the transport sector and read on projects that Steer is involved in.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Transport Strategy & Economics at Steer

Application Advice: - Do your research on the company.

Interview Advice: - Be as personable as possible. We are a medium sized company, but internally, everyone knows each other across the different offices. The recruitment process therefore favors likable and sympathetic people to join the team.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Infrastructure at Steer

Interview Advice: Be yourself and research the company's current projects.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Transport Strategy and Economics at Steer

Application Advice: For the CV, state the skills you have and how you could apply these to your role as a transport consultant - don't just list them, evidence them with previous experiences. Include previous relevant consultancy/transport/management etc. experience if you have it. For the online numerical and verbal tests, practice! Don't get too worried about not completing every single question, there's a balance to strike between the number you complete and the number you get correct.

Interview Advice: Prepare! Both for general interview questions you would expect and sector specific questions, always have examples ready for any skills you say you have. Prepare questions, all interviews will ask if you have any questions.

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advice at Peninsula

Application Advice: Development opportunities are second to none. Work hard, play hard culture is great.

Interview Advice: Same as any interview. Do your homework on the job role, organisation and the organisational culture.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Transport Strategy and Economics at Steer

Application Advice: Highlight your ability to problem solve. For the most part, the subject of your degree is irrelevant.

Interview Advice: Being amiable is a recommended approach. Steer's culture is very supportive and collaborative where people at all levels genuinely want others to succeed. Confidence is great but avoid arrogance.

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advisory at Peninsula

Application Advice: Make sure your CV is clear, highlight your skills and where you have developed your knowledge.

Interview Advice: Do your homework on the company and ask questions that are relevant to the conversation. Come prepared with questions to ask.

Industry: Consulting

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Willis Towers Watson

Acturial Analyst, Retirement at Willis Towers Watson

Application Advice: Working as a Pensions Administrator will stand out on your survey. Quite a lot of work involves working closely with various Admin teams

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advisory Department at Peninsula

Application Advice: Research the history of the company and their values and beliefs and use this within your application.

Interview Advice: Prepare for the interview, be yourself and allow your personality to shine through. Give real life examples from your previous employment to demonstrate your skill set.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Strategy and Economics at Steer

Application Advice: Demonstrate your interest in transport and what part of it appeals to you (e.g. whether you think you might be interested in transport planning, appraisal, modelling etc.). Demonstrate how your skills will allow you to add value to those sectors/areas.

Interview Advice: Research current transport topics/issues/schemes, especially any that Steer might have been involved with.

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advisory at Peninsula

Application Advice: The advice that I would give is to be yourself, show that you're willing to learn and that you are an ambitious individual.

Interview Advice: The advice for the interview would be to research the company, practice skills that you would need for the job, sell yourself and do practice day assessments.

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advice at Peninsula

Application Advice: To have HR experience of working towards a HR qualification.

Interview Advice: Really show your personality and eagerness to learn and grow within the company.

Industry: Consulting

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Costain

Sustainable Engineering Graduate, Sustainable Engineering at Costain

Application Advice: Show passion about what you do and be confident about your skills.

Interview Advice: High level company knowledge and personal preferences.

Industry: Consulting

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Costain

Graduate Project Manager, Power at Costain

Interview Advice: - Read up on the company, what we do and prepare on why you would want to work for the company - You may be asked to prepare a 5 minute presentation to deliver during the interview - Competency questions were asked such as examples of when you were asked to work in a group - There was also a 45 minute group task before individual interviews

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Planning at Steer

Application Advice: Don't panic too much about the whole process, often you can feel like you did something wrong etc but how you respond to these drawbacks will also be noticed and can show a more important side of your character.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Economic Development at Steer

Application Advice: Try to show some commercial awareness of consultancy

Interview Advice: Be prepared to talk through a chain of events in a logical manner

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Advisory at Steer

Application Advice: Learn as much as you can about the company and make sure you are interested in the work the company does

Interview Advice: Be honest and relaxed at the interviews

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Advisory at Steer

Application Advice: Transport and planning are all around us - think about what works, what doesn't and why the issues often prove contentious. It's important to show interest in learning about the field rather than specific experience within it (for this role).

Industry: Consulting

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Franklin Fitch

Team Lead, LON PERM DE at Franklin Fitch

Application Advice: Be honest

Interview Advice: Be prepared and be yourself

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Functional Consultant, SAP at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Highlight your skills most relevant to the position you are applying for. It should be easy for the reader to see why you'd be a good fit for the role.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. It's always intimidating at interviews but it is important to show your enthusiasm for the job. If you are excited to work here, show it to the interviewer. As long as it is genuine it will always help with your application.

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Business Support at Reed Global

Interview Advice: Be confident!

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Insurance Recruitment Consultant, Insurance at Reed Global

Application Advice: There is a thorough interview process that comes with the role, including online personality tests and a telephone role play prior to your face to face interview, so be prepared for this.

Interview Advice: Be confident and ensure that you show you can adapt your communication skills to various different people. Reed look for driven and committed people who can create long lasting business relationships with Clients / Candidates, so you need to be a people person!

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Capgemini UK plc

Software Engineer, Insights & Data at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Put all your effort into it.

Interview Advice: Show enthusiasm and do research so you have a lot to talk about at the time of your interview.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Advisory at Steer

Application Advice: Show why you are interested in the industry Steer work in, and how your academic background relates to it. Reference and describe any previous work experience you've had.

Interview Advice: Try and enjoy it, the interviewers aren't trying to catch you out and want to sell the company to you as much as you are selling yourself to them. Research recent work Steer has completed and be able to explain why it is interesting to you.

Industry: Consulting

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Franklin Fitch

Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment at Franklin Fitch

Interview Advice: Attention to detail

Industry: Consulting

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Steer

Assistant Consultant, Major Developments at Steer

Application Advice: Steer is a small company with a big reputation, make sure you read up on the work Steer has done and demonstrate why you are interested in getting involved.

Interview Advice: Steer welcomes people who think differently - be yourself and don't be afraid to speak up.

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Reed Global

Billing’s Resourcer, Social Care at Reed Global

Application Advice: Thoroughly research the role and the company. Make sure this is the role you want to go for. Try and speak to industry professionals about their roles in recruitment. Consider what you can bring to the company.

Interview Advice: Research is key. Research REED, the company, its history, its plans for the future, the recruitment industry, what you can bring to the company, how the company can benefit you. What your expectations are, what relevant experiences do you have, what transferable skills you have.

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Reed Global

Operation Support, National at Reed Global

Application Advice: Show initiative and people skills, confident phone manner.

Interview Advice: Be confident but ready to learn. Be ready to put in the extra work for the extra rewards.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini Consulting

Assocaiate Consultant, Invent at Capgemini Consulting

Application Advice: Practice the tests

Interview Advice: Research the role

Industry: Consulting

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Hays

Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment at Hays

Interview Advice: Be yourself

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Assistant Mechanical Engineer, Tunnel Ventilation, Railways at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Do your research on the role and the company.

Interview Advice: Prepare examples from your life showing key competencies such as teamwork, leadership etc.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Teneo Management Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Practice your maths tests and prepare a consulting orientated CV and cover letter.

Interview Advice: Case study preparation.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Process Engineer, Water and Environment at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Understand the company values and ensure they align with your values Have passion for the work you would like to do List all experiences you have to date Use the STAR method

Interview Advice: Be truthful/honest about your knowledge Speak clearly Do you research about the company and industry Do some technical questions and ensure you know your stuff Relax and stay calm Come prepared with questions - what make MM the company for you to work for? etc...

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Take every opportunity to attend recruitment days and events and get to know the company well before applying.

Interview Advice: Do as much case study practice as you can and make sure you are as logical as possible when working through problems.

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Franklin Fitch

Contract Consultant, IT at Franklin Fitch

Interview Advice: Be truthful

Industry: Consulting

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Franklin Fitch

Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment at Franklin Fitch

Application Advice: Demonstrate drive and interest in development.

Interview Advice: Listen and take notes - clearly outline why you want the job.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Management Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Be sure to highlight both your academic as well as non-academic achievement (they take notice of non-academic/professional qualities as well!)

Interview Advice: There was a CV screening stage and an online test. Following this, there were 2 rounds of interviews. The interviewers were all very friendly and helpful. I was (admittedly) fairly nervous but I found that they weren't out to 'grill' me but were genuinely interesting in hearing what I had to say!

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Reed Global

Recruitment Consultant, Operations at Reed Global

Application Advice: The application process is very simple and you receive a lot of support from the early talent team to ensure that you make the best impression and you do well.

Interview Advice: My best advice would be to know your motivation. You have two interviews and both of them focus on what your motivation is. If you don't know that, you can't pinpoint why you want the role or why you would succeed in it so it's important to focus on that.

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Practice Recruitment Specialist, Reed Specialist Recruitment at Reed Global

Application Advice: Make your CV sales-y and polished.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and be confident, make sure you've got a couple of scenarios where you've done really well, that shows resilience, dealt with difficult situations/customers, etc.

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Talent Acquisition Specialist, REED Secure at Reed Global

Application Advice: Tailor your CV to fit the skills required for the role. Use examples from uni/volunteering if you have a limited employment history.

Interview Advice: Focus on examples for competency questions, I was asked a lot of these.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Management Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Focus on the relevant skills you have started to develop and be ready to give evidence of where they have been used, and what the outcome was. Don't over-inflate your experiences, as this will be clear to whoever is reading your application.

Interview Advice: Remember that the interviewer is on your side, and try to not be too nervous. Practice the case study element with friends to get into the habit of thinking through a problem before launching into the answer. Remember that one of the things you are being assessed on is whether you could be put in front of a client, so act professionally throughout.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Consultancy at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Anything you write on your CV should discuss the impact you had in the particular role you played.

Interview Advice: When making assumptions on a case study interview, choose easy numbers to multiply. Research the industries the company operates in and the trends within these markets.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Interview Advice: Be yourself - everyone is very friendly.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Interview Advice: Practice case studies and be comfortable with solving problems in a formal setting; be structured and thorough in your answers.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Strategy Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: 1) Research the company 2) Reach out to current employees

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Attend recruitment events (especially our Introduction to Strategy Day) to meet people in person and get a feel for the company - it will allow you to make a more accurate assessment of your fit at Teneo, and will also help you to make your application stand out.

Interview Advice: Do as much preparation as you can - both for the case interview and the CV/fit interview. But don't allow that preparation to leave you rigid and inflexible - engage with your interviewer and be reactive to the specific questions that they are asking you on the day.

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Hays

Recruitment Consultant, Accountancy and Finance at Hays

Application Advice: Research recruitment before interviewing Put any sales experience clearly on your CV

Interview Advice: Sales and money must be a motivation Be enthusiastic and personable Practice some sales calls role plays- always try to find a way around any push backs

Industry: Consulting

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Hays

Recruitment Consultant, IT at Hays

Application Advice: Clearly lay out your CV and know it in and out.

Interview Advice: Be confident with what you have done and how it could benefit them.

Industry: Consulting

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Avison Young (formerly GVA)

Graduate Planner, Planning Development and Regeneration at GVA

Application Advice: Apply for the internship. Good way to get a feel for the company and secure a job before the graduate scheme.

Interview Advice: Think of it more like a chat about your interests and skills, rather than an interview.

Industry: Consulting

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Franklin Fitch

Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment at Franklin Fitch

Application Advice: Be yourself Thorough preparation Look into the company

Interview Advice: Be yourself Confidence Ask questions Role play

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Structural Engineer, Structural Engineering at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be passionate about what you are doing and be yourself.

Interview Advice: Have food before you go. I had Nando's. Know your first principles and how to draw BMD and SFD of a beam and a portal. Know a joke or two. Be eager to learn.

Industry: Consulting

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Avison Young (formerly GVA)

Graduate Planner, Planning, Development and Regeneration at GVA

Application Advice: Demonstrate strong writing skills, bring in examples to your interview.

Industry: Consulting

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Croudace Homes

Interior Design Assistant, Marketing at Croudace Homes

Application Advice: -Proved a sample of work - make your CV state out (incorporate your skill in design into it)

Interview Advice: -Bring a broad range of projects in your portfolio -Do research into the company so you are prepared for any questions

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Other (please specify)

Counselor, Overseas Education at Other (please specify)

Application Advice: Smart work

Interview Advice: Perform well, Keep your time punctuality

Industry: Consulting

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Energus

, at Search companies

Application Advice: Don't stress too much about the application - try to represent yourself well, but just be yourself!

Interview Advice: The interview process culminated in a 2 day long assessment centre which was quite intense - but was interesting!

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Transport Planner, Transport Planning at Arcadis

Application Advice: - Read up on Arcadis values. - Make sure you check the deadline for applications.

Interview Advice: - Understand what is involved in Transport Planning. - Even if you don't have experience of Transport Planning, think about some transferable skills which you may have (e.g. GIS, report writing, spreadsheets, data analysis, sustainable development). - Read up on Arcadis values. - Think of examples where you have previously demonstrated necessary skills (e.g. leadership, teamwork, tricky situations, time management). - Think about the starting salary that you would expect (look at what other companies are offering). - Have a list of questions to ask to show you are interested.

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Reed Global

Permanents Consultant, Accountancy at Reed Global

Application Advice: If you are looking to try different roles, I would advise only applying if you do feel you would be able to relocate or be geographically flexible. However there is still good progression opportunities if you stay in the same role. but you would not get the same exposure to all areas of the business.

Interview Advice: Research competitors, local businesses and trends and any topical issues. Also rehearse role plays and ask lots of questions

Industry: Consulting

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Hays

Associate Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment – Construction & Property at Hays

Application Advice: Be yourself

Interview Advice: Have a good working knowledge of the company i.e their values, ambitions and methodology

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Prepare! Do practice case studies before the real deal. Always think before you speak - this is a skill which not many people naturally have, make sure to practice it before you do an interview. Always sense-check your answers - is what you are saying reasonable? Does it make sense?

Interview Advice: Interviews follow a pretty standard consulting interview pattern - CV chats, case studies, and finally a partner presentation with some prep time. Our interviewers are generally nice and helpful, we're not trying to make you fail. In general, being reasonable and showing you can think in a structured way is more important than getting to the right answer. Always read all the information you're given, ask sensible questions, sense-check your answers, and engage with the interviewer. Preparation is key: practice mental maths (especially under pressure!), case studies, as well as open-ended qualitative "so what" questions. Make sure to prepare for the CV chat as well. Lots of people struggle providing coherent answers to very simple questions. Even if a question is straightforward and you know what you'd like to answer, take a second to structure your response before you launch into it. And finally, be friendly and communicative! We are looking for nice colleagues who are capable of working in teams. Not being able to take direction from the interviewer, or not being able to ask sensible questions if you're unsure of something, is a bad sign.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Test Analyst, at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Speaking from a graduate perspective; take your time through the application. Make sure this is what you want to do, otherwise it will show in later stages of the application process. Browse the site, you will see what our people are like - is this something you like? Be honest.

Interview Advice: Be honest and be authentic. Knowledge goes hand in hand with personality. Speak up, but don't overshadow others. Find the right balance and it will come naturally. Relax and enjoy it.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Capgemini Consulting

Application Advice: Ensure you look at the values of capgemini and relate answers to this.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

PMO Lead, Projects and Consulting at Capgemini UK plc

Interview Advice: Be yourself. Keep in mind the company values

Industry: Consulting

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, at Steer Davies Gleave

Application Advice: While there are as many stages as there are in any other consultancy application, the atmosphere during graduate recruitment is much more supportive and friendly than anywhere else you'll find and so I would advise applicants not to feel worried!

Interview Advice: It is important to let your personality show through - the workplace is very friendly so be friendly back!

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, Teneo Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: It is very important to be clear about why you want to become a strategy consultant and why at Teneo Consulting.

Interview Advice: Do your research on the company and make sure you have done some case study practice. The interviewers want you to succeed, so listen to what they are saying during the case studies. Don’t be afraid to show your personality. Teneo Consulting has a very friendly and open office culture and it’s important for the interviewer to get to know you.

Industry: Consulting

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Willis Towers Watson

Analyst/Actuarial Consultant, Global Services and Solutions at Willis Towers Watson

Application Advice: Make sure you know what the company is doing, try to find out as much as possible about the work you will be involved in and also inform yourself about the professional qualification you may be required to do as part of the graduate scheme (e.g. actuarial).

Interview Advice: Be friendly, positive, ask questions and most importantly be yourself!

Industry: Consulting

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FactSet

Consultant, UK Investment Management at FactSet

Interview Advice: Be yourself - personality is key. FactSet hires people and not just a C.V

Industry: Consulting

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, Planning at Steer Davies Gleave

Application Advice: Highlight any strengths you have even if you may think they are not applicable. The company is growing and looking more outwards in terms of candidate's educational background so don't be afraid to apply despite your degree seemingly having no correlation with transport. Your skills will get used in a different way.

Interview Advice: Show your personality and try to enjoy it. There are a number of elements to the day but the environment is very relaxed and the interviewers will not try to trip you up at any point. They are extremely supportive. Bear in mind the culture of the company as this isn't KPMG etc - an arrogant and overly bullish approach will not get you anywhere, SDG is not that type of company.

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, Rail, Advisory at Steer Davies Gleave

Application Advice: Be prepared for online tests

Interview Advice: Typical case study questions in a consultancy interview, relate your degree to the company's work, aware of general transport news

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Service Analyst, Live Service at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: It was one of the easiest application processes I have been through so, no need to panic just be honest.

Interview Advice: Again just be honest and be yourself and show passion!

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Applications Consultant, APPS UK – Front Office Solutions at Capgemini UK plc

Interview Advice: Be yourself, do not try to be someone you are not

Industry: Consulting

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FactSet

Consultant, UK Client Consulting at FactSet

Application Advice: Make sure you do your research on the company! Be yourself as half the decision from the employers is to see if they can work with you Show a willingness to learn and develop

Interview Advice: Competitor questions Industry questions

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Interview Advice: There are plenty of resources that cater towards the case study portion of the interview process. Read through these and practice as many as possible to get comfortable with the format - this will make a huge difference when it comes to them interviews themselves!

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Capgemini UK plc

Junior Delivery Manager, at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: - Research the Company, know who their competitors are, who their customers are, know what they offer. Conduct a SWOT analysis on the company - have some case studies where Capgemini have achieved results working with their clients. - Research the role; this can be tricky when you have limited information on the website about the role. Read graduate blogs, connect with Capgemini on social media and go along to insight events, make and build connections with Capgemini employees to help you better understand the role. - Practice psychometric testing to ensure you're giving yourself the best opportunity to succeed at the tests.

Interview Advice: - The application advice applies here too! - Be yourself. - It's a chance to see if the company is right for you, as well as the company assessing if you're right for the role/company.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, Advisory Rail at Steer Davies Gleave

Application Advice: 1, Demonstrate an interest in Transport

Interview Advice: 1, Be yourself 2, Show an interest in transportation themed issues, this is essential to working here 3, You aren't in competition with anyone else, concentrate on your own performance

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Graduate Training Scheme Manager, Chairman’s Office / Talent Acquisition at Reed Global

Application Advice: Make it clear you understand the target-driven nature of recruitment and that you enjoy those aspects. Practice the psychometric tests!

Interview Advice: Do your research into REED and the graduate scheme. Prepare examples of resilience and of working to targets. You do not need to know exactly what you want to do in a few years but you need to show ambitions for management.

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Consultant, Recruitment at Reed Global

Application Advice: Show your sales experience and your passion to develop in a family run company.

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Senior Associate, at Marakon

Application Advice: Do your homework. Be clear on why you want the job and how Marakon differs from other strategy consultancies. Be clear on how you can apply your skill set to add value to the Marakon team.

Interview Advice: It's all about the sources and drivers of value creation.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Software Engineer, Digital Experience at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: With the application, I would answer any questions in the process honestly, but make sure you sell yourself at the same time. Don't make your answers too concise, but, at the same time, don't make them overly long.

Interview Advice: The interview is strength-based and these are quite difficult to prepare for. My advice would be to do as much preparation as you feel comfortable with, but don't over prepare as this will mean some questions will likely throw you off guard and you also risk sounding if your answers are pre-prepared which is not what is required.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo (Management Consulting)

Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Make sure your CV is concise but gets across your relevant experience, in terms of both work experience and other opportunities.

Interview Advice: Make sure you prepare well. Stay calm and try to come across as friendly and someone people would want to work with.

Industry: Consulting

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Costain

Graduate Civil Engineer and Innovations Champion, Civil Engineering at Costain

Application Advice: Be genuine and work hard, go the extra mile and be innovative.

Interview Advice: Be prepared for the trick questions.

Industry: Consulting

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FactSet

Account Executive, at FactSet

Interview Advice: Be yourself

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Insights and Data Consultant, Insights and Data at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Be yourself and let yourself come across on the application.

Interview Advice: Strengths-based Interviewing - break up strengths into three (competence, tone of voice and frequency of application of strength).

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Interview Advice: Practice case studies and market sizing before the interview.

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Associate, at Marakon

Application Advice: Demonstrate a strong interest in strategy

Interview Advice: Show that you can be both analytical and creative

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: You have to be willing to work for long hours under a reasonable amount of pressure (not always). Numerical skills are very important.

Interview Advice: Prepare yourself for typical HR and personal questions as well as business cases. Practice for business cases using whatever resources available and try to understand the frameworks so you can be flexible in applying them during interviews.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

SAP Applications Consultant, at Capgemini UK plc

Interview Advice: Be genuine. They're not just looking for someone who's book smart, some if not most of the questions they ask about previous experience and how you dealt with adversity. They're trying to get to know you as a person. The company hires graduates from a wide range of degrees, so don't be put off if you haven't studied a computer-based subject (although having some IT skills does help).

Industry: Consulting

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FactSet

Consultant, Consulting at FactSet

Application Advice: Be honest, its mostly about culture fit.

Interview Advice: Be honest. If you don't know something say so.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Assitant Cost Manager, at Arcadis

Interview Advice: Be friendly, it's not a competition

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Building Surveyor, Government and Municipals at Arcadis

Application Advice: Don't worry too much about making your CV job specific. Let the employer get a good understanding as to who you are.

Interview Advice: Be prepared for technical questions, but also try and relax so interviewer is able to see who you are as a person and whether or not you will get on well with their team members.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Engineer, Highways and Aviation at Arcadis

Application Advice: Gain a personal contact in the department you wish to work and talk to the person about the role whilst applying through the normal means.

Interview Advice: Know what you want to progress to be in the future, they will want to know you have a plan that the company can help you work towards.

Industry: Consulting

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Other (please specify)

Assistant Consultant at Steer Davies Gleave

Application Advice: Take the time to look at the kind of work the company does - think about why it interests you and what you could bring to the table.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Be clear on why you're applying to Teneo Consulting, rather than to any other consulting firm - we try to stand out from the rest, so tell us why you've chosen us in particular! Apply to attend the Introduction to Strategy session held at the Teneo Consulting office - this is a good opportunity to learn more about what we do, and to show your interest in the role.

Interview Advice: You can never practice enough case studies! The more you've done (preferably with someone who works at a consulting firm), the more confident and relaxed you'll be in the interview.

Industry: Consulting

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FactSet

Consultant, Consulting at FactSet

Application Advice: Should have a general interest in technology and finance, as well as have client-oriented mentality

Interview Advice: Show interest in self-development

Industry: Consulting

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Leap29

Middle East Corporate Legal Recruitment Consultant, Middle East Legal Recruitment at Leap29

Application Advice: Emphasise any sales/relationship management experience, as well as any academic or practical experience that is relevant to the industry you'd like to work in.

Interview Advice: Make sure you make a strong presentation that sticks within the time limit. Have information that is relevant to both your preferred industry e.g. legal or finance (if possible) and list all relevant experience. You should also practice how you would approach clients and candidates if you have not worked in recruitment before.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Project Coordinator, Project Management / Consulting at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Have a passion for IT. Make sure you apply for the role that suits you.

Interview Advice: Just be yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, at Steer Davies Gleave

Interview Advice: You don't need to be an expert on transport but make sure that you are aware of topical issues.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Consultant, Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Ensure you are knowledgeable about the sectors in which we work, and some elements of the day-to-day role. Practice case studies ahead of the interview.

Interview Advice: Ensure you are clear on, and able to passionately communicate, your reasons for both choosing consulting as an industry, but also for choosing Teneo as a company.

Industry: Consulting

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Client Server Ltd

Recruitment Consultant, at Client Server Ltd

Application Advice: Right place for you if you are looking for somewhere structured and efficiently run

Interview Advice: Different sources to find a CV Stereotypical aggressive/arrogant recruiters won't be the right fit

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

PMO Analyst, Business Technology at Capgemini Consulting

Application Advice: Be persistent

Interview Advice: Be confident and outspoken

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Associate Consultant, Business Technology Consulting at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: - Don't rush give yourself the best chance when applying by ensuring you have included all of your experiences.

Interview Advice: - Be confident and natural - Ask lots of questions - Act enthusiastic

Industry: Consulting

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Angela Mortimer plc

Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment at Angela Mortimer Group

Application Advice: Having a lot of positive energy and being pro-active.

Interview Advice: Be yourself!

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Civil Engineer, Water non-infra at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be short but concise. Get your past experience across without leaving the reviewer with pages and pages to read. Get your passion across.

Interview Advice: Ask questions to find out if this is the correct job for you, the interview process goes both ways. Research the company beforehand and, more than likely, a technical question will be asked, so try to brush up on this as well.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Fire Engineer, Buildings and Infrastructure at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Show lots of examples of team work as being able to work as part of a team is vital for the role. If your degree isn't in fire engineering then make sure you can show that you have a high level of technical knowledge in your own subject and show evidence of problem solving.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and try and come into the interview feeling relaxed as that will be the best way to show your personality. We work with lots of different stakeholders and are often client facing so it's good to show that you would be comfortable speaking with new people. If you are undertaking a masters thesis/final year project, make sure that you know it inside out and can talk enthusiastically about the work that you've done.

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Employement Law at Peninsula

Application Advice: Learn what you can about the business and its growth. Have a clear view on what you want and your career aims. Be willing to put the time and effort in.

Interview Advice: Highlight your strengths effectively in connection to HR and employment law, but also your wider skills. Asked about examples of key skills, Leadership, Resilience. Give clear understanding of when you have done this. Be prepared for a group assessment day, and to stand out effectively.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

SAP Basis Consultant, SAP at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Be yourself, Capgemini look for your personality to ensure you align with the culture here, so don't rely solely on your academic achievements!

Interview Advice: Be heard, but listen to others. In group tasks, listening to other's opinions and taking them on board is as important if not more important than pitching your own.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Reliability and Safety Engineer, Railways at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Ensure you let your personality come across when answering the application questions.

Interview Advice: Research the company, prepare for the presentation.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Civil Engineer, Bridge at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be prepared. Research the company and think about why you will fit into that company.

Interview Advice: I was asked a technical question so be prepared for that (ie draw a bending moment diagram for a particular structure).

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

PTD at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: You need to meet the job requirements, especially the software and knowledge background requirements.

Interview Advice: Be confident at what you have done/learnt; Knowledge of related area/software

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Project Engineer, Power transmission and distribution at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Relevance demonstration is important.

Interview Advice: It is more about who you are and how you work rather than what you know.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Assistant Project Manager, International Development Services- International Education at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Ensure you have included points which directly relate to the job description and tasks listed. Get your application in as soon as possible as there are rolling opportunities and they close the vacancy once a position has been filled.

Interview Advice: Ensure that you think of competency based questions directly relating to the tasks that you will be carrying out. Relax and be yourself!

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Electrical Engineer, Energy at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Take your time and complete all sections of the application form thoroughly. By taking time now you save yourself time later on in the process. If your application involves a series of psychometric tests, look for practise tests online and get plenty of practise in prior to starting your real test. For these particular tests practise makes perfect.

Interview Advice: Interview was very informal. Plenty of questions about you as a person to begin with. The interview is part of a two way process, it is a vital way for the company to learn more about you and for you to learn more about the company. Be open and honest in all your answers and you will get the most out of the interview. Nothing is designed to trip you up, it just enables the recruiter to gauge whether or not you have the skills applicable to the job role. The technical part of the interview consists of a series of questions relevant to both your academic studies and the job role in question. If you do not know the answer to the question or want any clarification then please say so. Do not try and create a false answer.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Contaminated Land Consultant, Environment at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Do your background research

Interview Advice: What's your experience (e.g. dissertation, modules covered in uni which relate to the job role). Don't be shy to ask questions, employers love this.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Process Engineer, Water and Environment at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be honest and explain what you most enjoy and how you aim to contribute to the company's growth.

Interview Advice: Be natural in your answers and responses as your personality and soft skills may favour you more than hard skills or the grades you have.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Assistant Design Engineer, Transportation – Telecommunications at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: The company has a wide variety of sectors, which most can see your CV on application.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and be honest with what you want.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Heritage Consultant, Environmental Management at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Show your qualifications clearly, align experience and aspirations to the commercial focus of consultancy, and don't try to get smart. Let your experience speak for itself. Try and pin point what your value is and sell that!

Interview Advice: This is your chance to show that you are personable. Remember that interviewers have asked you in because they think you have the right stuff on paper, and they are likely most interested to know if you would fit in with the team. Day to day this will involve the soft side of your character - who you are, what you enjoy, how you relate to people. Then, they may ask some probing questions to make sure you can take the pressure within a high profile consulting environment. Be prepared to show grit and focus.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Assistant Project Manager, International Education Development at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: If the position does not match 100% with your future career plans but you still enjoy the company apply for that position and then opportunities will come up. Since we are a multinational organization moving to other countries/cities and/or project is easy. Eventually you will find a place within the company where you feel satisfied.

Interview Advice: The most important is to be yourself. Just tell the truth and have relevant examples ready to prove skills like teamwork, leadership, initiative etc.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Environmental Consultant, Environmental Services at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Get as much work experience as possible.

Interview Advice: Research the company and come up with questions to ask.

Industry: Consulting

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Fujitsu

Business Consultant, Consulting at Fujitsu

Application Advice: If applying for consulting remember that it is very people orientated, so don't be afraid to show off your personality. We deal with clients on a daily basis so as long as you can show that you're friendly and charismatic then you stand a good chance.

Interview Advice: A lot of team building and critical thinking exercises. The final interview asked self reflective questions like 'what are the downsides of being a consultant' and questions that focused around current affairs eg. 'What impact do you think Brexit will have on consulting?'

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Assistant OLE Engineer, Transportation Railways at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be honest in your application and make your CV stands out. Using buzz words doesn't work, you are most likely to impress by having a range of experiences and good academic results. Take your time in answering the questions in the application process. I know it can be time consuming when you are applying to multiple companies but the person reading it is only interested in their company. SO make sure to answer the question properly and not just a generic copy paste answer from other applications.

Interview Advice: Arrive early, dress smartly and smile, it all makes a good first impression. Come prepared if they ask you to prepare a presentation and make sure you are passionate about the topic, it really comes across. Remember from the moment you step into the building until the moment you leave you are being interviewed.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Graduate Project Manager, Advisory (APD) at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Be prepared to travel for the job as even though it is advertised in an area it is not where you will be working. You will most likely be moved into the client's office. State that you are interesting in international travel (if you are) as this is highly desired in this role. Talk about Mott MacDonald's PRIDE and Health and Safety.

Interview Advice: I was questioned on the importance of health and safety, my past experience and what kind of projects I would be interested in working on at Mott MacDonald.

Industry: Consulting

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Mott MacDonald

Structural Engineer, Buildings at Mott MacDonald

Application Advice: Aim at showing you want to work in teams

Interview Advice: Show respect to hierarchy and be friendly

Industry: Consulting

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Client Server Ltd

Client Server Ltd

Application Advice: Be honest / clear about why you want to work in recruitment

Interview Advice: Be honest /clear about why you want to work in recruitment

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

PMO Analyst, Project Management Office at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Read your application at least twice.

Interview Advice: Be yourself. Research the company and demonstrate that you have in the interview. Ask relevant questions. Remember you are being watched so please do not be shy or too quiet.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Applications Consultant, Apps One – SAP at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Be open and be you. The company wants people with personalities that will fit into the culture, everything else can be trained!

Interview Advice: Relax, take a breath and don't be afraid to start again. Interviewers should understand that you are nervous and this is likely to be your first job post university.

Industry: Consulting

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Client Server Ltd

Recruitment Consultant, C++ Team at Client Server Ltd

Application Advice: Need to have good communication skills, confidence (and be thick-skinned to some extent).

Interview Advice: You make a PowerPoint presentation of yourself and your experience and then research and pick a technology / project that interests you and discuss your findings.

Industry: Consulting

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Client Server Ltd

Recruitment Consultant, at Client Server Ltd

Application Advice: You need to be a people person, or at least act like one, understand situations and deal with every situation differently.

Interview Advice: Recruitment isn't for everyone, just be honest.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Applications Consultant, Packages at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Show that you are able to handle the difficult situations involved with consulting and client based work exampling your work / education history.

Interview Advice: Respect other candidates at the assessment centre, do your homework and be confident!

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

Applications Consultant, SAP at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Capgemini really embraces diversity - be proud of your differences and make your application authentic to you! They appreciate that it's our unique traits which make us successful.

Interview Advice: As our recruitment process now uses video interviewing - practice, practice, practice! Record yourself on camera and pay attention to your energy levels and body language.

Industry: Consulting

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Capgemini UK plc

PMO Analyst, BTS at Capgemini UK plc

Application Advice: Be yourself, know our values and see if they are a right fit for you.

Interview Advice: Have examples ready for all the great experience you have and make sure your passion comes across when you speak!

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Project Manager, Water & Infrastructure at Arcadis

Application Advice: Be yourself, It's a fun process, and a great networking opportunity.

Interview Advice: Same again, be yourself, as Arcadis is just as interested in you as a person as your qualifications and experience.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Transport Planner, Environmental Planning at Arcadis

Application Advice: Show your enthusiasm for client focus, sustainability and digital.

Interview Advice: Show your enthusiasm for client focus, sustainability and digital. Be yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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GVA UK

Graduate Surveyor, Valuation at GVA UK

Application Advice: Keep the information that you provide about yourself relevant. Make sure what you put on paper provides a clear representation of your work ethic, career goals and qualities you can bring to a team.

Interview Advice: Be professional both in your physical appearance but also the way that you communicate. If you do not have an answer do not 'blag' your way through, this does not come across well. Be honest and clear with your answer. Make sure that you also have questions to ask those who are interviewing you. This will give a good impression and demonstrate that you have taken a clear interest in the company and have considered the role.

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Willis Towers Watson

Actuarial Analyst, Insurance Consulting and Software at Willis Towers Watson

Application Advice: Look at forums where people have discussed applications to this company. Put time into the application.

Interview Advice: Look at forums where people have discussed applications to this company. Prepare properly.

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advice at Peninsula

Interview Advice: Be confident, try not to be too nervous and be yourself !

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employment Law Consultant, Advice at Peninsula

Application Advice: Be open minded and expect to learn a lot. Having a genuine interest in employment law will make the process much easier.

Interview Advice: Don't reiterate what is already on your CV; sell who you are and don't be afraid to show a little personality.

Industry: Consulting

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Pareto Law

Business Development Executive, Training & Consultancy at Pareto Law

Application Advice: We want to see passion, drive and a dynamic approach to our assessment days and applications - show us just how you will be able to grow our company more than those applying with you.

Interview Advice: Again it's all about communication, dynamism and a hunger to succeed and achieve long term goals. Pareto want graduates that are going to work hard, prove themselves, and do whatever they can to ensure they succeed within our company.

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Arcadis

Graduate Environmental Consultant, Environment at Arcadis

Application Advice: Try and complete relevant volunteer/work experience or complete relevant university modules.

Interview Advice: Do your research on the company and be aware of what you want from the job too.

Industry: Consulting

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Peninsula

Graduate Employemnt Law Consultant, Advisory at Peninsula

Application Advice: Ensure that you research the company as much as possible prior to applying for the role.

Interview Advice: Peninsula have very strong values, my best advice would be to ensure you are aware of what their values are before you attend an interview or an assessment centre, so that you can understand exactly what they are looking for in their applicants.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, Planning at Steer Davies Gleave

Application Advice: Brush up on knowledge of the transport industry.

Interview Advice: Relax and be yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Bring out experience outside of academia.

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Senior Associate, at Marakon

Application Advice: Take this seriously and prepare.

Interview Advice: Relax and be yourself, best version of yourself though :-)

Industry: Consulting

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Hays

Recruitment Consultant, Office Support at Hays

Application Advice: Demonstrate your sales experience, even if it's just being a sales advisor or selling tickets for events.

Interview Advice: Be confident and demonstrate your need to succeed. Come across as ambitious and money motivated.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Interview Advice: Prepare for case interviews and practice doing cases under time pressure.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Make sure you explain the context of everything on your CV.

Interview Advice: Do some research and be interesting.

Industry: Consulting

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FDM Group

Training at FDM Group

Application Advice: Training is not easy. There is a lot of pressure. Know your material.

Industry: Consulting

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Steer Davies Gleave

Assistant Consultant, Planning at Other (please specify)

Application Advice: Show that you have a clear interest in transport and the wider topics that surround it. This should include an understanding of the role that transport plays in other areas including, economic development, environmental and social issues.

Interview Advice: Key things that applicants will need to be able to demonstrate through the course of the interview process are; awareness of current transport issue and the ability to discuss them with the interviewers; being capable of digesting then communicating back a range of information and data; clear and logical thinking.

Industry: Consulting

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FDM Group

Recruitment, Marketing and Events Assistant, University Partnerships at FDM Group

Application Advice: Get your CV checked by careers service Always submit a covering letter

Interview Advice: Practice! Match our values with your examples Use examples in questions

Industry: Consulting

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FDM Group

Recruitment Coordinator, Recruitment at FDM Group

Interview Advice: Be yourself, be kind, be ambitious.

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Senior Associate, at Marakon

Application Advice: If still at school attend the info sessions so you can understand the type of work done at Marakon.

Interview Advice: Prepare in case method, and be ready to talk about why the type of work done by Marakon attracts you.

Industry: Consulting

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Franklin Fitch

Recruitment Consultant, at Franklin Fitch

Interview Advice: Be honest throughout the interview, do your research about the reality of recruitment and ask questions.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Project Manager, Water & Infrastructure at Arcadis

Application Advice: Be honest, If you want to work in a specific role and have aptitude regardless of what degree you have, get involved and speak to people. Arcadis have quality people and not everyone has come into the roles through traditional routes. Especially in Project management, its more about your composure as a person and how you approach situations which can be a really good base line to build on, and Arcadis will help you build your knowledge base.

Interview Advice: There are several stages of the assessment, a video interview which everyone is nervous over as it can be a little awkward but is well structured to get a good idea of the people applying. There was an assessment day with different activities to assess how we approached situations with an interview at the end. The interview was conducted by a Senior Project Manager, and the first 5 minutes were your standard interview questions, Why do you want to do this, what experience do you have etc, but the remainder was a free flowing conversation that took all pressure away. If you can get into a room with a complete stranger and put yourself at ease with the interviewer and have a good conversation you will have no problems. All the talk was relevant to the work and I gained knowledge and was able to begin building a network from the day. Even if I hadn't been successful it was a very valuable experience.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Project Manager, Buildings – Education at Arcadis

Application Advice: Be yourself, I got rejected from a lot of graduate roles which was disheartening, but I persevered with applications and eventually got a job!

Interview Advice: Do your research on the company and the areas that you are interested in. Think about past experiences and how you can relate these to the job you're applying for.

Industry: Consulting

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Lendlease

Assistant Project Manager, Consulting at Lendlease

Application Advice: People skills are crucial for the company.

Interview Advice: Be confident but yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Air Quality Consultant, Environmental Impact Assessment at Arcadis

Application Advice: Focus on company ethics and where and what the company does.

Interview Advice: Questions include visions and values. Be yourself and be enthusiastic.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Graduate Environmental Consultant, Site Evaluation and Remediation at Arcadis

Application Advice: Grades aren't the be all and end all. It is more useful to have engaged in activities outside of study to show you have drive and ability to work with others.

Interview Advice: Be yourself and be honest, don't tell them how you want to work for the company because of x prestigious project. Give them the reason you want to work in the field, focus on why what you will be doing is your passion since most jobs will not be high profile.

Industry: Consulting

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Arcadis

Junior Management Consultant, Business Advisory at Arcadis

Interview Advice: Be honest with yourself, don't lie in interview, have seen people leave because they weren't a 'Fit' with the team.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Senior Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Ensure that your cover letter is specific to our company - this shows that you have invested time in learning about the company. In your CV, make sure you spell out any positions of responsibility that you have held (e.g. President of a Student society).

Interview Advice: Be yourself, and try to relax - you'll come across better. In the market sizing exercise take a moment at the start to take a deep breath and take a step back. Make sure you talk your interviewer through the steps that you are taking to arrive at an answer and why you think those are the right steps to take.

Industry: Consulting

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Reed Global

Reed Global

Application Advice: Tailor any application to the company and the values of the company. When highlighting relevant skills on your application, provide specific examples (not generic ones).

Interview Advice: Make sure you know how to answer competency based questions, and do have examples prepared using the STAR method, but ensure answers don't sound too robotic and that you are regurgitating information you have been preparing for a week or two.

Industry: Consulting

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Franklin Fitch

Recruitment Consultant, at Franklin Fitch

Application Advice: Consistency & displaying a hard working mind set.

Interview Advice: Display your drive and motivation to become a recruitment consultant. The right mind set is key.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Associate Consultant, Consulting at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Ensure your CV is concise and informative, focus on hard facts about previous achievements rather than on soft skills.

Interview Advice: Ensure you practise case studies, have researched the company properly, and come to the interview excited about the prospect of meeting your potential future colleagues.

Industry: Consulting

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Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Associate Consultant, at Teneo Consulting (formerly Credo)

Application Advice: Keep it relevant!

Interview Advice: Be confident in your approach, but make sure to respond to any direction given by the interviewer.

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Associate, at Marakon

Application Advice: Understand what makes Marakon different, (i.e. we work with C-Suite execs in large corporations, 90% of work is strategy, small firm with big impact, culture, great training).

Interview Advice: Be confident but humble, have a perspective, brush up on your general business acumen, and above all, be yourself!

Industry: Consulting

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Marakon

Associate, at Marakon

Application Advice: - Prepare for case interviews, e.g. practice mental maths; read the business news. - Be yourself!

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor, Residential at Arcadis

Interview Advice: Confidence and show a willingness to learn. Going for an interview as an apprentice is unique as, unlike other job roles, nobody has any experience so you shouldn't hold back due to lack of confidence. The most important thing is that you show a willingness to learn and are a likeable character who the interviewers could get along with and develop into a surveyor.

Industry: Consulting

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Cost Consultant, Buildings at Arcadis

Application Advice: Provide as much relevant experience as possible.

Interview Advice: Some of the questions were different to what I have experienced in the past and they were more focused on what I was like as a person outside of the office.

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice Surveyor, Property Management at Arcadis

Application Advice: Provide as much information as possible about yourself so that the company can make a well informed decision about whether you would be suitable for the role.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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Project Manager, Buildings at Arcadis

Application Advice: On application, make sure you mention your drives and hobbies. Mention if you have done anything technical around design, consulting or construction in the past. Keep it smart, short and able to read clearly. From personal experience, make sure you complete your research on the company.

Interview Advice: Be professional and make sure you don't make any promises you can't fulfil. They like to ask questions about your strengths, weaknesses, why you applied, where do you see yourself in 5/10 years etc. Also from personal experience, come into the interview with a couple of questions. (NOT PAY, ask about potential projects, where they see you fitting in).

Industry: Consulting

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HR Documentation Consultant, Documentation at Peninsula

Application Advice: List all of your employment (new and old) and make key points of any relevant experience you have for the given role.

Interview Advice: Look into the company and understand exactly what Peninsula do, make sure you can work well in a team as well as on your own as during my interview we did group activities and individual activities.

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice HR Documentation Consultant, Documentation at Peninsula

Application Advice: Be confident and state all your past experiences.

Interview Advice: Be enthusiastic and answer all questions with confidence even if you're unsure.

Industry: Consulting

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HR Documentation Consultant, Employment Consultancy at Peninsula

Application Advice: Be friendly, clear and confident during the telephone interview.

Interview Advice: Be confident in your own abilities. Use examples from previous experience when responding to interview questions. Get involved in all group activities and tasks.

Industry: Consulting

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Recruitment for IT at Client Server Ltd

Application Advice: Try to apply directly to one of the internal recruiters.

Interview Advice: Be ambitious, talk about the amount of money you want to make and how hard you are willing to work for it! Come across as likeable.

Industry: Consulting

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Recruitment Consultant, at Client Server Ltd

Interview Advice: - Be confident in your own ability - If you come from a similar background, make sure you know what specific tech you work with and what the industry is doing

Industry: Consulting

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Internship, Human Resources at Angela Mortimer Group

Application Advice: make sure you have all of your details clearly sorted

Interview Advice: Absolutely be yourself, sell yourself as best as you can and relate any statements with experience

Industry: Consulting

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Technical Team Intern, Learning and Development at Peninsula

Application Advice: It's very simple, I did it by uploading my CV onto a Job website.

Interview Advice: Be confident. Practice potential questions with someone and get feedback. Complete company research.

Industry: Consulting

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Level 6 – Building Surveying Apprentice, Public Sector – Education at Arcadis

Application Advice: Apply for work experience first to be sure this apprenticeship is for you. Be sure about your application.

Interview Advice: Be yourself.

Industry: Consulting

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M&E Engineer Apprentice, Education at Arcadis

Application Advice: Have a well structured CV: A huge company like Arcadis will go through hundreds of CV's, so make yours interesting, different and to the point to show off your best qualities so you make an impression from the start. Check your emails: As soon as you send your application off make sure you check your emails on a regular basis and certainly every morning as responding to email as quickly as possibly shows your keen attitude to work for the company and most likely you will get a quicker reply.

Interview Advice: Dress Smart - You can never be over dressed for an interview: First impressions count, make sure are looking your best. For men, always wear a tie, and a blazer. If you have one. For women, blazer or business attire clothing. Be Early!: Being late is not acceptable for an interview, make sure you arrive 30 minutes before your interview. If you are really early you can find a local coffee shop and prepare yourself. I arrived 40 minutes early for my interview, this gave me time to get myself ready for the interview. Research what the company is all about: One of my questions in my interview was "What do you know about Arcadis?". Having done research into the company this gave me the knowledge to show what I know about the company and throw in a few facts too. Think of questions yourself: An interview is a two way job, make sure you can think of at least 3 questions to ask in the interview, this shows that you have taken an interest and that you are keen to find out more about the company. (You may need to think of a few more if a few get answered before you ask them). Lastly, say thank you: At the end of my interview I said "Thank you for giving me the opportunity to come for an interview". This is only a small thing to do but shows you as someone who is polite and could work alongside other people in a team.

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice Project Manager, at Arcadis

Application Advice: Talk about your passion and show it. Employers love to see what you get excited about.

Interview Advice: Eye-contact and research the company before hand.

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice Cost Consultant, Government Municipals & Health at Arcadis

Application Advice: Researching the company, it's values and the role that you are applying for is very important for this stage. This gives us an indication of what you are applying for and how you can narrow your research. Complete this accurately and in a timely manner, as this gives the best first impression.

Interview Advice: To be yourself and to take your time. It is a daunting prospect going through an interview process, but this is your time to shine. Therefore taking your time to think through your answers is vital. Dressing appropriately is another area to take into account, as this is a business I felt it was important to reflect with how I presented myself on the day. Further to researching the company from the initial stage of the application process, it is essential to get up-to date information on the company and global awareness.

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice Building Surveyor, Building Surveying at Arcadis

Application Advice: Do your research; this is always key, it helps you to suit your application towards the company and what you can bring to the table. Along with your application you may be asked to include a CV of relevant experience; in this include a brief overview about yourself and what interested you in the company. Always be concise but try to stand out - alongside your experience build on why this experience is relevant to the role in a sentence or two. Arcadis is a global company, diverse in race, ethnicity, culture and beliefs; with all aligned to set values and visions of integrity, excellence, collaboration and sustainability. It is full of opportunities to progress in your career: have an idea of where you want to be in ten years time, whether that's chartered, a partner, or even specialised in a certain field.

Interview Advice: The interview normally comes in the form of an assessment day. It is here you get the opportunity to view the office, gain a better understanding of Arcadis and meet other interviewees and the interviewers. Make sure you introduce yourself to people, be confident in making conversation with others and bring lots of ideas to the table in the group task - just don't confuse confidence with arrogance, and make sure you listen as well as communicate. Be honest, open and forthcoming with your answers. What makes you as an individual better for the company than someone else with exactly the same qualifications and skills as yourself. Practise interview questions and interview scenarios with friends and family and ask them to throw in a couple of random questions you haven't prepared for to see how you answer on the spot. Take your time, breathe, and don't rush into any answers. Do your research; this is key. Have a couple of questions prepared to ask your interviewer/Arcadis yourself; it shows interest and enthusiasm towards the company. You're applying for an apprenticeship role, they understand you may not/won't have years of experience in the industry nor years of experience working - but what you do have is personal life experience, how can these life skills apply towards your role? I.e. organisation, timekeeping, communication.

Industry: Consulting

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Apprentice Cost Consultant, Quantity Surveying at Arcadis

Interview Advice: Relate any experience you have to how it will make you suitable for the role.

Industry: Consulting

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