- October 7, 2021
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Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC… The Belgian Big Four offices alone are looking for no less than 3,000 highly qualified employees.
This is what the Belgian daily announces Echo. ” And this number does not take into account the staffing needs of many other smaller players in the industry, such as Accenture, BDO, McKinsey, Bain & Company and the Boston Focus Group », Adds the economic newspaper.
Recruitment of junior profiles as well as more experienced consultants, but with a particular focus on a highly sought-after training sector, tech: 25% of new recruits for Deloitte for junior profiles, 17% for EY (more than 2,500 employees in this country, 700 new hires).
These massive recruitments must cope with the strong growth of the post-covid consulting sector. Upward trends confirmed by all firms in the sector: the BCG recorded an 8% growth in its activity in 2020 (here) and Olivier Wyman records a + 19% for its second quarter 2021 (there).
Another fundamental phenomenon, the enormous turnover that the Belgian offices of consulting firms are facing, a classic for the sector around the world (read our article here).
” Deloitte wants to recruit 1,500 new employees so that there are still 450 in its ranks later. KPMG wants to hire 300 people each year by 2024 – 1,200 in total – from 1,600 to 2,000 workers », Specifies again Echo.
In France, after a rather gloomy 2020 (here), recruitments are also going well in the firms with a hunt for consultants which has been accelerating for several months (read our article here).
Photo credit: Brussels, Belgium – April 21, 2019 Adobe Stock.