I’ve posted something regarding [[Commercial awareness: Audit / “Going Concerns” / Credit Crunch|Audit / “Going Concerns” / Credit Crunch]] which is essential reading (well, the FT article is anyway) for anyone going for audit related interviews in coming weeks. Enjoy.
Agreed, commercial awareness is crucial for any graduate program. A good grasp of numbers and also of issues going on in the wider market and industry are really useful. Take a look at out recent article on business acumen and its’ importance in business. http://graduatecareertips.co.uk/2011/06/01/the-importance-of-business-acumen-for-graduates/