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Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at EY-Parthenon

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2019)
"Boutique strategic consultant with strong emphasis on excellent..."
8.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
6.5 / 10
4.5 / 10
7.8 / 10
7.4 / 10
9.0 / 10


  • The company has a very flat hierarchy that enables people in all positions to work and socialise together.
  • There is a clear promotion structure so career progression is achievable through hard work.
  • Both formal training and on-the-job learning are well managed and help graduates to develop.


  • Though there can be flexibility, the hours are regularly long.
  • The office building is functional but not particularly fancy.
  • Some would like their preferences to influence what work they do more.

What insiders say about...

"The application process for consulting firms in general is much shorter than most..."

"The team are very good at helping you to pursue personal development goals, be it..."

"The London office is spacious and includes a kitchen, shower, bathrooms and a small..."

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

"Highly competitive."

"We get free entry for two to Tate gallery special exhibitions."

"Candidates submit a CV and cover letter and then undergo two rounds of interviews..."

"What's more important, being smart, nice or driven? This relates to the company's..."

"We make sure to recycle anything that we can."

"The standard of managers here is very high at all levels from what I can see. Managers..."

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

"The first promotion point is to senior associate after two years. After this, there..."

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

"I've performed lots of expert calls, executed PowerPoint slide-making, Excel analysis..."

"Interesting and diverse projects. These are relatively short and therefore we get..."

"The hours can be punishing – but I expected this. I sometimes miss having a social..."

"We are the world's leading education consultancy and participate in almost every..."

"Personal, social, very hard-working."

"It had an elite boutique or 'Top Tier 2' brand. It had strengths in education and..."

"Parthenon has the best and most comprehensive associate training programme amongst..."

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

"A stronger culture of discretion around what is discussed in performance review meetings...."

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