PA Consulting Group graduates

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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2016)
"PA Consulting is a successful and friendly company that invests..."
8.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.4 / 10
7.8 / 10
8.3 / 10
6.9 / 10
8.3 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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.

What insiders say about...

"Really get to know your own experience and background. For the competency-based interview,..."

"The culture is quite casual despite appearances. You can talk to anyone from a graduate..."

"The offices are large and light, with all the facilities we need (as well as being..."

"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."

"Working with people I happily socialise with is a real perk for me."

"I was asked to work through a case study and group exercise. After that I had an..."

"We have a group dedicated to this."

"Managers are very easily accessible. They work in the same area as all staff so it's..."

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

"Promotion is discussed very openly and the culture is very meritocratic. The process..."

"Really interesting projects. At the moment, I'm running workshops with client stakeholders..."

"Everyone in the company is extremely welcoming and friendly. There are great opportunities..."

"For some people, the uncertainty of what you do day to day might be a negative. You..."

"We helped to manage the construction of the Sydney Opera House!"

"Innovative and collaborative."

"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..."

"I'd like some workshops that are more sector specific."

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