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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2016)
"A friendly and collaborative organisation that invests in its people."
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
 

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"For the cover letter, really make yourself stand out by stating what it is about..."

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

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"Very generous travel and food allowances if you have to work away from home."

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"There are no barriers whatsoever: partners were incredibly warm and welcoming, and..."

"There is a good female/male balance, at least within energy. I am pleased that we..."

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

"I've been very lucky to have been assigned to great opportunities. I have supported..."

"There are lots of opportunities to work on interesting and varied projects here."

"Travel is sometimes arranged for the last minute, and having to spend time away from..."

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

"Authentic, encouraging, friendly."

"It was primarily the culture. Everyone I met at the interview stages was very friendly..."

"Before we went into head office, we had a two-week induction programme that was very..."

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

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