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Get answers to your top questions about Accenture careers

January 28, 2020

“How can I make sure my resume gets seen?”

“What’s the best way to prepare for my interview?”

“How can I find the right role for me?”

The process of getting a new job is always full of questions. And when you’re applying at a huge company like Accenture, it can be daunting.

A little guidance from the experts goes a long way.

We’ve collected some of the most common questions job seekers like you have asked. Here are the answers—straight from our top recruiters.

Working at Accenture

Q. Why is Accenture the best place to start or build a career?

A. Innovative work. A unique, diverse workplace environment. Continuous learning and development opportunities. These are just some of the reasons we’re consistently recognized as one of the best companies to work for, and why our people choose to grow careers at Accenture.

Q. What’s a typical workday like?

A. The short answer is, there really is no typical workday. From creating solutions to society’s most complex problems to traveling the world to help lead the world’s top businesses into the New, each day brings new, exciting challenges.

Q. What do Accenture people like most about their jobs?

A. Time and again, there are two things that stand out when our people are asked this question: the innovative, transformative work they do each day and the people they work side by side with to make it all happen.

Resume and interview tips

Q. How can I make sure my resume gets seen by recruiters?

A. When you click “submit”on your application on our Careers page, your resume goes straight into the hands of our recruiters. To ensure your resume stands out, tailor your skills to the job you want.

Q. What is the best way to prepare for an interview at Accenture?

A. The first step in our interview process is the phone screening interview. From there, it really depends on the role you’re applying for. Your recruiter will share the interview steps and be able to guide you. See our tips on the best ways to prepare for a video interviewskills interviewbehavioral interview and the case-study interview.

Q. How do I prepare for the case-study interview?

A. The Case Interview Workbook provides all the info you need to know. You can also read our tips to help you prepare.

Finding the right fit at Accenture

Q. How can I find an internship at Accenture?

A. For internship or full-time analyst opportunities, check out our events calendar and meet us in person on campus, then apply through your career services office.

Q. I’m not sure which job to apply for; can you advise?

A. Submit your resume or CV, and our team will help match you with current Accenture jobs aligned to your skills and interests. No bots, no lengthy application. Just a simple, personalized service to help provide you with options for your next career move.

Q. I am a former employee. Am I eligible to be re-hired?

A. Once Accenture, always Accenture. If you’re interested in exploring a return to Accenture, or keeping your career options open for the future, we invite you to visit our career portal on the Accenture Alumni Network.

The Accenture application process

Q. How can I learn more about an open position?

A. Ask us! Connect with us on LinkedIn and check out Accenture Careers to learn more about different positions within Accenture.

Q. I just submitted my application. When will I be contacted?

A. We try to review all applications as quickly as possible. You should hear from us within about a week regarding your application outcome.

Q. Who can provide me with feedback about a position I interviewed for?

A. Our people are encouraged to provide and receive regular, real-time feedback, so it's great that you want to learn from the experience. Your recruiter is the best person to talk to.

Ready to innovate every day? Grow your skills and your career into the New. Find your fit with Accenture.

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