Essential background reading for Parthenon-EY applicants
Before you apply to Parthenon-EY, spend some time researching what makes it tick. Its recruiters will expect you to have done this and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the firm at interview.
First and foremost, you need to know that in early September 2014 The Parthenon Group joined EY and became Parthenon-EY.
Services Parthenon-EY provides include: change management; competitive analysis; corporate and business unit strategy; cost improvement; econometric forecasting; marketing and distribution strategy; merger and acquisition strateg; due diligence and execution; policy development; systems design; pricing; sales force optimisation; and strategic resource allocation.
Examples of industries Parthenon-EY works with
- private equity
- consumer, retail and restaurants
- healthcare and life-sciences
- wealth and asset management.
Parthenon-EY also shares its expertise with the wider business community, hosting PDFs of 'thought leadership' on its site and regularly contributing to highbrow publications such as Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times and Forbes. At the time of writing, Parthenon-EY consultants have quotes in the FT and Times Higher Education.
The firm sums up its values as follows. Your cover letter is your opportunity to show recruiters that you are a person:
- who demonstrates integrity, respect, and teaming
- with energy, enthusiasm, and the courage to lead
- who builds relationships based on doing the right thing.