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During a recent conversation, Ilda Spiro shared more on her experience at PwC Albania - while also providing valuable career and leadership advice.
What drew you to PwC?
What drew me to PwC was the great name of the firm and the wish to be a part of a high professional environment.
How was your experience at PwC?
My experience at PwC was a learning experience that allowed me to gain a lot of skills and knowledge from talented and experienced professionals.
Any lasting lessons from your time at PwC, that you found most impactful towards your future career?
Every day was different at PwC, filled with new opportunities and challenges.
I have learned a lot during those years and continue to remember with nostalgy the time spent with experienced professionals and great colleagues. I always felt that PwC gave everyone of us the opportunity to grow professionally and personally, and the satisfaction of feeling accomplished was priceless.
Reflecting on your career at this point, what makes you feel the most proud?
I continuously mention with pride and speak with passion for the years worked with PwC and continue to highlight those years as an important part of my professional life.
The experience with PwC has been a great asset in my career, with great knowledge and skills gained in a highly professional environment, surrounded by passionate and hard-working colleagues who were proud to be a part of PwC.
How would you describe yourself as a leader?
In my view, human resources are the biggest asset of a company, thus for me creating a team and collaborative spirit is crucial for succeess.
I believe in the saying “lead by example” and I have always tried to be a good example for my team. I am that type of leader who takes responsibility and accountability for the whole team, because a team that feels supported and appreciated from the leader, will be motivated to work hard and overpass challenges.
What do you think is most important in leadership?
Understanding the team, supporting them, having clear and open communication and showing appreciation continuously for the good work performed.
What helpful career advice do you have for students and recent graduates, as they plan their future careers?
I think this depends a lot on their goals for the future, but a successful career path starts with the willingness to grow one's skills and knowledge. And definitely, my advice is to always pursue one's passion!
If you could go back in time and tell your 18-year-old self-something, what would it be?
Follow your dreams and pursue your passion!
Country Managing Partner, Tax and Legal Services, PwC Albania