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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Nice environment to work in surrounded by motivated individuals...."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
9.2 / 10
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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...

"Prepare very well for the case study. It is the basis of the decision and yet is..."

"Parthenon has a very flat and non-hierarchical organizational structure, where everyone..."

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

"Working hours can be long, but I think it is the average for the industry. Managers..."

"It's more money than I ever thought I would earn at this stage in my career! I couldn't..."

"Regular, fun social nights out. Dinner if you're working late and taxi home."

"Given the small size of the office, recruitment is extremely competitive. Interviews..."

"Questions included interpreting data, identifying drivers of growth, prioritising..."

"Parthenon makes an effort to recycle both paper and waste from the kitchen."

"The standard of managers here is very high at all levels from what I can see. Managers..."

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

"Being a part of a growing company means there is opportunity for employees to grow..."

"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..."

"Our small office size means that there's a lot of room for individually driven work..."

"We have lunch together every Friday as an office. One of the partners was a Pharmacist...."

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

"I liked the firm's private equity focus."

"The majority of training happens on the job. However, the three weeks training in..."

"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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