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Old 25-05-2020, 06:21 PM
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The reason why ACN and some other firms have a sizeable private uni grads is because of they hire mainly on the basis on psychometric testing and assessment day performance.

Used to work for cut-e before they got absorbed by Aon, most hiring practices by MNCs now assess candidates strictly by the performance metrics laid out by HR, nothing else.
(The only exception to this if the candidate is from a target school i.e: Oxbridge, Wharton etc.)

Although from my experience, candidates who often perform well in these assessments often hail from local unis. However, if a candidate meets the threshold percentile on his tests, we will still extend the employment offer whether or not hes from a local uni.
Compelled to add to this:

Private uni grads in accenture usually gathered in different departments (albeit with local uni grads there as well).. such as technology, operations, security.

Where you have strategy consulting (not like ACN strat is one of the top-tiers but definitely pays significantly more), u cant find even 1 private uni grad there (in Singapore office).

Just different business models.
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