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Get the inside view from graduates at EY-Parthenon

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Specialised strategy consultancy with a collaborative culture...."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
9.2 / 10
6.3 / 10
9.5 / 10
8.7 / 10
8.3 / 10


  • A wide variety in the portfolio of cases means quick learning progression.
  • There is a very generous benefits package.
  • A very flat hierarchy. People in all positions work and socialise together.
  • The remuneration is very competitive within the industry.


  • Though flexible, the hours are regularly long.
  • There can often be little time for preparation on new cases.
  • Associates must be able to learn very quickly.
  • The workload can be unpredictable at times.

What insiders say about...

"Interviews are case study based and relate to cases that the firm has done in the..."

"There is a strong emphasis on culture at Parthenon - I haven't seen a place like..."

"Dress code is business casual. The office is very nice and in the West End so there..."

"In my experience, hours are flexible so long as you give advance notification."

"We are compensated marginally better than industry average."

"Coming from a public sector background, the perks seem abundant! We have plenty of..."

"Given the small size of the office, recruitment is extremely competitive. Interviews..."

"Market sizing as well as break even questions."

"Green/eco thinking is not a strength. It would be good to have better recycling facilities,..."

"I have always found that management are very approachable and friendly."

"It is challenging to ensure office diversity for a 25-person office, but there is..."

"Promotion takes place quickly relative to other firms, but only if you exceed the..."

"Parthenon has a developed internal charity/donations programme."

"On my best day, I can be presenting data that I've been working with and brainstorming..."

"The people and culture. Truly fantastic group to work with - stimulating, challenging,..."

"Long hours, demanding timelines."

"The office has won a beach volleyball competition in support of Action for Kids."

"Great place to start a career - will leave you with some great analytical and transferable..."

"I was interested by Parthenon's focus on education work and had also met someone..."

"The majority of training happens on the job. However, the three weeks training in..."

"Parthenon could do more in terms of social mobility, but it is difficult attracting..."

"There needs to be more bench time."

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