Get the inside buzz from graduates at PA Consulting Group

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2016)
"Friendly and fun."
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.
  • The firm could have more social events to ensure that staff are fully integrated with one another.
  • Graduates may find that there is an occasional lack of structure in their day-to-day work.
  • Gaining work by networking with managers can be frustrating for some.
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.8 / 10
 
Salary
8.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.9 / 10
 
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"When applying you should read up specifically on the organisational culture and be..."

"The hierarchies within PA are quite flat. We obviously have our ranks but you are..."

"The dress code is business formal, though many don't wear ties. The facilities are..."

"I work 37.5 hours a week and am able to manage my time to suit me - within reason..."

"I believe that I am well compensated for the work that I do."

"Given that most work takes place sitting at a desk, the free physiotherapy is wo..."

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

"We have ISO14001: the company has environmental management systems in place."

"As the hierarchy is flat, there is a good level of communication between management..."

"I have little knowledge in terms of diversity at the company, and there is a noticeable..."

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

"I get lots of creative freedom and chances to meet clients. Things are very different..."

"The flexibility. There's an emphasis on network building so it's very sociable. We..."

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

"It's not just consulting – our technology and innovation guys have invented many..."

"A friendly and collaborative organisation that invests in its people."

"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..."

"It would be great to have more social aspects at work."

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