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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Personal, social, very hard-working."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
9.2 / 10
6.3 / 10
9.5 / 10
8.7 / 10
8.3 / 10


  • A wide variety in the portfolio of cases means quick learning progression.
  • There is a very generous benefits package.
  • A very flat hierarchy. People in all positions work and socialise together.
  • The remuneration is very competitive within the industry.


  • Though flexible, the hours are regularly long.
  • There can often be little time for preparation on new cases.
  • Associates must be able to learn very quickly.
  • The workload can be unpredictable at times.

What insiders say about...

"Interviews are case study based and relate to cases that the firm has done in the..."

"Close-knit community; one of the best things about working for Parthenon is Friday..."

"Very well located central office – pleasant, light and airy. Desks can be used..."

"My estimate on a work-week (gets better as you become more senior): Monday, Wednesday..."

"Extremely competitive salary and bonus."

"We get 25 days paid holiday per year plus the last week of December off."

"The process consisted of two rounds of interviews - three case studies and a fit..."

"Part of my interview was an extended case study regarding the baby milk market."

"Green/eco thinking is not a strength. It would be good to have better recycling facilities,..."

"Managers are really accessible. Even though I have an officially assigned mentor,..."

"As a small office it is difficult to achieve a diverse population but a number of..."

"Parthenon has a transparent evaluation system - those who deserve to move up will..."

"We recently worked on a project for Stonewall to help with their youth initiatives...."

"I work on interesting problems; our relatively short project cycle means broad exposure..."

"Small and tightly-knit office community with great culture. Open-plan office where..."

"Long hours, little visibility as to when you will have free evenings during the week...."

"We are the world's leading education consultancy and participate in almost every..."

"Boutique strategic consultant with strong emphasis on excellent working culture."

"Nice people, salary, and fast career progression."

"Parthenon has the best and most comprehensive associate training programme amongst..."

"We have people from a variety of different socio-economic backgrounds."

"Perhaps exposure to a broader array of cases across a variety of different industries...."

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