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Named most popular graduate recruiter in this sector at Graduate Recruitment Awards 2013

Deloitte, the leading business advisory firm, is delighted to announce that it has been voted Ireland’s most popular graduate recruiter in the accountancy and professional services sector at the gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2013. The firm is a significant recruiter of graduates on an annual basis, and announced in September 2012 that it would be recruiting for 200 graduate positions over the next year.

The gradireland Graduate Recruitment awards recognise Ireland’s leading graduate employers from the perspective of those that matter most – the students and graduates who will provide the next generation of innovators and leaders in Irish business. Over 8,000 students and recent graduates from universities and colleges across Ireland casted their vote for the awards this year.

Commenting on the firm’s success, Brendan Jennings, Managing Partner, Deloitte commented:

“At Deloitte, we are always interested in hearing from graduates who are interested in a diverse, challenging and dynamic career. Winning this award is particularly rewarding from our point of view as it demonstrates that students are up for the challenge and looking to get their teeth stuck into roles that offer breath of opportunities, hands on experience and the ability to learn and progress quickly. We are delighted that Deloitte is offering them just that and are thrilled to be held is such regard by students across Ireland. We are extremely committed to the graduate recruitment programme that is in place, and each year look forward to meeting graduates and discuss future careers opportunities at Deloitte.”   
 
Commenting on the opportunities for graduates at Deloitte, Orla Graham, Head of HR, Deloitte, commented:

“Graduates joining Deloitte will have the opportunity to work across a variety of different industries, while receiving top class training and working with some of Ireland’s most prestigious companies. Feedback we have received from students demonstrates that this is a very appealing environment and this award reinforces that. The award is a great reflection of the hard work and commitment of the team here, and I am delighted that they have received this recognition.”

At Deloitte, career development is a major focus.  Deloitte understands that graduates join the firm to progress their careers in a challenging, high performance environment where talented people can do their best work, progress quickly and fulfill their potential, whatever their background.

In order to support graduates’ career progression, Deloitte prides itself on providing top class training and development programmes which are offered at every stage of a person’s career, ensuring they receive all the necessary skills and knowledge that will help them excel in their careers. 

In addition, Deloitte has also implemented a number of HR policies in order to ensure the wellbeing of its people.  The “STEPS” and “Equilibrium” programmes offer a wide range of initiatives designed to reflect the balance of priorities in people’s lives and ensure an adequate work-life balance. 

For information on graduate positions at Deloitte please visit www.deloitte.com/ie/graduate.

 

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Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/ie/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

The information contained in this press release is correct at the time of going to press.

Deloitte’s 1,200 people in Dublin, Cork and Limerick provide audit, tax, consulting, and corporate finance services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges.

Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

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