About PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is an international network of companies offering consulting and audit services. PricewaterhouseCoopers refers to the member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. The brand has been around for more than 160 years and is part of what is known as the Big Four audit firms. The network is headquartered in London, UK.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers has a network of around 770 offices in 158 countries. In 2006, 425 of the FT Global 500 were PricewaterhouseCoopers clients.

PwC employs approximately 295,000 people. The company generated revenues of $45.1 billion in 2021.

PwC recruitment process in 2024

  1. Online application form
    • One of the first stages of the recruitment process is filling in the application form on PwC Careers website.

    • The online application form is usually presented as a questionnaire with the option of importing data from a LinkedIn or CV file.

    • The applicant is required to provide information about work experience, education, skills and other necessary details.

    • There may be questions both about job preferences (e.g. desired type of employment, country and city of residence) and more personal questions (e.g. race and ethnicity, religion, disability)

  2. Phone / Video Interview
    • Successful candidates are invited for a 15-20 min. phone call.

    • Soft skills are usually assessed during this call by the PwC recruiter.

    • In some cases, PwC hiring manager may invite you for a video interview (most commonly conducted with HireVue.) For software engineering positions, candidates may be asked to complete a coding challenge (problems on algorithms + take-home challenges.)

  3. Online tests
    • The next stage of the PwC recruitment process is an online assessment. The candidate will be sent an email invitation to complete PwC tests.

    • PwC uses different types of recruitment tests to assess candidates and their suitability for the position they are applying for.

    • Candidates are most often asked to complete the following tests:

  4. Assessment centre
    • Successful candidates are invited to visit the nearest PwC headquarters or office.

    • Candidates will have a chance to personally meet the hiring manager, team leaders and seniors during the assessment day.

    • PwC may organise a group exercise with candidates as part of the hiring procedure.

  5. Partner interview
    • The final stage of the recruitment process.

    • The candidate will have a chance to meet the hiring manager, department director and/or division lead.

    • Normally, there is no assessment at this stage.

    • Candidates are mostly expected to demonstrate soft skills and a desire to join PwC.

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