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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...

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

"Office is relatively small so people get to know each other well. Lots of events..."

"Very well located central office – pleasant, light and airy. Desks can be used..."

"Relatively flexible but as we work to hard deadlines and short time frames, work..."

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

"There's free or discounted entry to events in London, free dinners and taxis home..."

"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..."

"The EY foundation has lots of charitable and green initiatives."

"There is a strong emphasis on coaching and feedback (both downwards and upwards)...."

"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..."

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

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

"The supportive environment is really its greatest advantage - we're a small office..."

"Our small office size means that there's a lot of room for individually driven work..."

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

"Nice environment to work in surrounded by motivated individuals."

"I had heard that for a strategy-focused consultancy with a boutique feel, Parthenon..."

"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."

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

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