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Get the inside view from graduates at EY-Parthenon

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 4 ratings in 2019)
"Specialised strategy consultancy with a collaborative culture...."
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 first round consists of two 30-minute cases and the second round consists of..."

"There's a good working culture with a strong emphasis on feedback, lots of after-work..."

"Current offices are very tired, but we are about to move to a very nice, new location...."

"The hours are long and can range from 50 to 70 hours on the more intense projects...."

"Extremely competitive salary and bonus."

"Friday lunch is a nice concept where the whole office eats lunch ordered by the associates..."

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

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

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

"Managers are always approachable and supportive. They give full and honest feedback..."

"There is a dedicated diversity committee that works both independently and closely..."

"Opportunities for promotion are frequent and promotions are completely based on ability...."

"We recently worked on a project for Stonewall to help with their youth initiatives...."

"This will vary depending on your current project. It can range from interviewing..."

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

"The double staffing model and the resulting very long working hours."

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

"Small, fun, fast-moving."

"I wanted to join a small company where I was given a lot of responsibility. I also..."

"You start the job with two weeks of dedicated job-specific training followed by a..."

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

"Make more of an effort to get the first years to speak up in meetings. It builds..."

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