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Get the inside buzz from graduates at PA Consulting Group

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 15 ratings in 2018)
"PA Consulting is a people owned, specialised consulting firm...."
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.4 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.5 / 10
 
 
Training
8.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • Graduates are assigned varied and interesting work in a range of areas.
  • There is a very flat culture and colleagues are all supportive of each other.
  • Employees feel that their hours allow for a better work/life balance than other consultancies.
  • The initial training on offer to graduates is seen as very good and really helps graduates to develop.

Cons

  • There can be times when graduates need to travel at short notice, which may not suit everybody.
  • Some feel that the company does not have as well-known a name as competitors.
  • Graduates may find that there is an occasional lack of structure in their training.
  • While it is improving, some feel that the diversity could be better at higher levels.

What insiders say about...

"The process involved a CV and cover letter, online tests, a telephone interview,..."

"The culture is open and friendly – everyone in the organisation is more than willing..."

"The London office is great. It's in a new building with lots of different types of..."

"When you are working on a client project, you normally match the hours that the client..."

"We're probably on the higher end of entry-level salaries and there are quite a few..."

"Being able to work from home whenever we like and the pension is quite generous as..."

"Questions mainly focus on your previous experience (work/pursuits) and how these..."

"I have not heard much about this, nor do I think PA has much of a carbon footprint..."

"The culture of feedback is fantastic, allowing you to get constant feedback on how..."

"PA is definitely committed to diversity as I have seen, and taken part in, so many..."

"PA Consulting offers the opportunity to get a lot of great experience and is definitely..."

"It can be quite challenging to get onto a project as a graduate at times. However,..."

"The ability to specialise immediately in my chosen field really benefited me, as..."

"There has not been much flexibility to split days between a client site and the office..."

"PA is 49% owned by its employees."

"Robust, flexible and fun."

"The challenging and exciting projects that PA is involved in and the tangible benefits..."

"I would say that the training could be more up-to-date and relevant, but for many..."

"More socials for reuniting the graduates. Following training, the graduates are returned..."

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