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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...

"Very much case study based, but with lots of mentoring from current employees."

"There's a great culture as we're a small team so everyone knows everyone and regularly..."

"We have a great office location and we're trying to make the interior a little less..."

"It varies a lot. Some weeks are pretty tough, others are lighter. In general though,..."

"We are very well compensated with one of the highest graduate salaries out there...."

"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..."

"I did four case studies: a market sizing on supply teaching, market sizing on luxury..."

"Parthenon recycles paper and waste same as everyone else."

"The office is small and the partners are very approachable."

"The employer's commitment to diversity is very good. There's an effort to recruit..."

"The employers have high expectations, but with the expansion that is currently taking..."

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

"I'm given a lot of early responsibility. Whether it's leading interviews with market..."

"The great people and fun social atmosphere."

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

"We get to go to Wimbledon every year!"

"Parthenon is true to its 'Smart, Nice, Driven' tagline - a strategy consulting firm..."

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

"There are skills sessions in your first couple of weeks at the firm across a range..."

"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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