Leading professional services firms have already been swamped with graduate applications for 2012.
Ernst & Young has received more than 3,200 applications for fewer than 800 jobs; in practice, and allowing for interns from summer 2011 already offered positions, there are only between 480 and 560 jobs available.
At KPMG they have received 7,200 applications . . . → Read More: Competition for jobs in professional services