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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Nice environment to work in surrounded by motivated individuals."
Culture
9.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.2 / 10
 
Hours
6.3 / 10
 
Salary
9.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.7 / 10
 
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 

Pros

  • 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.

Cons

  • 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..."

"The office hierarchy feels very flat. In a case team it is very clear what everyone's..."

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

"Hours are not fixed, so there is flexibility. You only work to deadlines, so you..."

"We are very well remunerated for our efforts."

"Coming from a public sector background, the perks seem abundant! We have plenty of..."

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

"I was asked a lot of questions on case studies."

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

"Managers are great in the London office and get along well with all staff."

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

"The first promotion point is to senior associate after two years. After this, there..."

"Parthenon has a developed internal charity/donations programme."

"I am a first year associate and as such am responsible for data collection and analysis...."

"The two-case model allows for a steep learning curve and quick progression. The culture..."

"Unpredictable hours."

"The office has won a beach volleyball competition in support of Action for Kids."

"Boutique culture, with projects befitting a bigger consultancy."

"Everyone I'd met at recruiting events had been friendly and seemed to genuinely enjoy..."

"Hard skills training is excellent, and every year all offices go to Boston for a..."

"Parthenon could do more in terms of social mobility, but it is difficult attracting..."

"There needs to be more bench time."

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