10 reasons to join Deloitte
In 2013, Deloitte was voted the number one recruiter in professional services at the gradireland awards. The category was voted for by over 8,000 students in Ireland! Deloitte has also been voted one of the best workplaces in Ireland for ten consecutive years.
For the clients and people of the Deloitte member firm network, our culture is marked by excellence in client service, quality, accountability, distinctive talent development, and best-in-class practices. It is a future shaped by the unique capabilities and confidence of a global leader in professional services. And it is driven by the resources and commitments of a powerful, borderless network.
Having spent the past couple of years at university, we know you are eager to make an impact in the working world. That is why we follow a 70,20,10 learning approach - 70% of your learning comes from on the job experiences, 20% from feedback and interaction in the work environment and 10% from e-learning/structured training. All our training and development programmes take place in the Deloitte Academy.
As a graduate you can expect to advance your personal development and professional competence by undertaking challenging work supported by high quality training. Our extensive induction programme fully prepares you to make the transition from university to career. To aid this transition, our induction includes new graduates being buddied with experienced trainees who are available for support and guidance.
Deloitte has one of the highest exam pass rates in professional exams in Ireland – our overall success rate is substantially higher than the national average. Over the past two years, our people have consistently achieved top places in professional exams. As well as financial support, our in-house exam support includes introductory sessions, tutorials, exam preparation workshops and an exam helpline. Our study leave allowances exceed the recommendations of the relevant professional bodies.
At Deloitte, you can launch your career working with a variety of clients from day one. Our client base consists of multinationals, indigenous Irish businesses, government departments and commercial and state companies across a wide range of industries.
Global mobility is high on the agenda for Deloitte Ireland. According to your career plan and aspirations, various programmes can be available both long term and short term, giving you the opportunity to work and gain expertise in another team or office, or even to re-orient your career.
Deloitte organises a wide range of social events which ensure we have fun and celebrate our successes together. Events include: summer bbq, department sports challenge days, team building activities, Christmas afternoon for families and a Christmas ball. There are also a vast range of sports clubs including: golf, football, rugby, running and biking.
For any enlightened business, having a clearly defined approach to the impact of climate change, involvement with local communities, responsible business practices and the creation of a quality workplace environment must be a core part of business strategy. IMPACT Day is a Deloitte worldwide initiative where our people volunteer to devote one working day to a project that has a direct and positive impact on society. Projects include painting, decorating, gardening and organising day trips for a variety of charitable organisations. Deloitte also partners with a number of community organisations as well as supporting a number of individuals in their volunteering efforts each year.
Our people our fundamental to the success of our firm, as a result we understand that recognising our people’s contribution to the business is very important. We introduced a recognition scheme called Deloitte Dots, this scheme allows management to recognise staff member’s contributions to the business. Equilibrium is Deloitte’s wellness programme, aimed at improving employee wellness and wellbeing. Information sessions and programmes covering fitness, health, diet, alternative and complementary therapies, yoga classes are offered throughout the year on a subsidised basis. The Deloitte Steps programme aims to enhance our people’s time and includes initiatives such as compressed working week in the summer and graduation day leave.