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Get the inside view from graduates at EY-Parthenon

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2019)
"Parthenon is true to its 'Smart, Nice, Driven' tagline - a strategy..."
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...

"Practise case studies, be willing to ask questions and relax!"

"Close-knit community; one of the best things about working for Parthenon is Friday..."

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

"Working hours can be long, but I think it is the average for the industry. Managers..."

"It used to be market leading but isn't quite as high now."

"There's a fun event at the end of every case ranging from a nice dinner to a trip..."

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

"I did four case interviews in total - one of them involved estimating the number..."

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

"The organisational structure is really flat and everyone knows everyone."

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

"Being a part of a growing company means there is opportunity for employees to grow..."

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

"As Principal, I am responsible for the overall output of a portion of the project..."

"The two-case model allows for a steep learning curve and quick progression. The culture..."

"The hours can be variable and it is often difficult to see ahead what time you might..."

"We enter a beach volleyball tournament every year. This year the entire office attended..."

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

"Parthenon's culture and focus on education."

"We had a three week training program in the US at head office upon starting, which..."

"We have people from a variety of different socio-economic backgrounds."

"Perhaps exposure to a broader array of cases across a variety of different industries...."

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