Accenture Recruitment Process & Tips

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About Accenture:

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with presence in more than 120 countries. The core values of Stewardship, People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network and Integrity – shape the culture at Accenture and drive decision making at Accenture. Accenture is a truly global company with Offices & operations in more than 200 cities in 54 countries and a client list that includes 89 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 across various industries.

 

Consulting Careers @ Accenture:

Accenture is one of the foremost consulting firms in the World and helping clients design, build and implement strategies that can enhance their business performance. As a consultant in Accenture, your will

  • Be responsible for mobilizing teams with the right people and skills required to meet the client’s needs – This will also aid your short and long term growth by giving you an opportunity to hone your leadership skills.
  • Have an opportunity to work across industries, developing deep specialist knowledge in business, technical and functional areas.

Management Consulting @ Accenture:

Accenture is one of the leading providers of management consulting services globally powered by strategic thinking, innovative approaches and the ability to make change happen to companies and governments around the world. The sheer scale of Accenture’s capabilities and client engagements – and the unique way they innovate, collaborate, operate and deliver value – provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Systems Integration & Technology Consulting:

Accenture is one of the world’s largest independent providers of technology services. As a Systems Integration & Technology consultant, the responsibilities include providing consulting and outsourcing solutions to clients to help them become more successful– from the development of IT strategy to the optimization, management and security of the underlying infrastructure, applications and data.

 

The Recruitment Process:

The recruitment process varies depending on the background of the applicant – for Graduates and for experienced professionals.

Selection Process for Graduates

  • Application & Application Screening
  • Interviews – Multiple rounds

An aspirant is required to fill an application form as a first step of the recruitment process. After screening of the applications, a subset of all applicants gets calls for the initial interview based on academic background, extracurricular activities, work experience and business need.

Next, the candidate is put through telephonic interviews – This is usually a ‘fit’ interview and the interviewer tries to understand your qualifications and interests, and evaluate your potential fit with Accenture. Selected candidates are invited to a second round interview, which may be held on campus, in an Accenture office, or over the telephone. Depending on your potential position, this interview round may include a case interview or a situational interview. There will be a final round interview at an Accenture office. This will be a chance for you to get to further share your experience with Accenture executives, meet analysts and consultants from the local office and learn more about our company

Once all interviews are complete, top candidates are extended offers – The offer will contain full details on the position, salary and benefits package, and a helpful guide for evaluating your offer.

Selection Process for Experienced Professionals

Accenture conduct a rigorous interview process to ensure that appropriate candidates are hired for the available positions. In the first round of interviews, the resume is scrutinized in detail.  Your experiences and interests will be the centre of discussion at a high level. You will also have the opportunity to get additional information about the position. The subsequent interviews with Accenture executives require a more in-depth discussion of your skills and experiences.

Accenture’s online application takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete. The application form is a vital to the screening process.

Pointers when filling the Application form: