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“An exciting range of client assignments and opportunity to effect change and influence management decisions. ”
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at PA Consulting full-time (more than 5 years)Pros
The PA team draws from a variety of backgrounds and works well globally, so a multinational client, for example, can be served cross-border.Cons
Sometimes longer assignments can become tiresome, especially if extensive travel is involved to remote locations.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at PA Consulting.Interview Details
1) On campus interview with behavioral questions and some simple case and math questions.
1.5) Online Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning test. Doable but difficult. Other candidates I spoke with, including myself, barely finished or left 1 or 2 blank.
2) Assessment center (in-office):
a. 4-20 minute interviews with 2-3 employees ranging from analyst up to partner (supposedly unique to this practice) primarily behavioral questions with the occasional case/brain teaser
b. 30 minute writing test. Asked to write ~1 page explaining a very basic task
c. Group case interview
3) If needed, final interviews with other higher-level employeesInterview Questions
Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
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PA Consulting Group is a leading management, systems and technology consulting firm. Employee-owned, award-winning, independent, highly successful, global, and ambitious for further growth - PA is a different kind of consulting firm. We look to hire exceptional people and provide them with opportunities that they will not find elsewhere. We are looking for opinion-formers, people who prize a culture based on respect, collaboration, and new ideas, and who have a passion for delivering solutions to the most complex and challenging issues affecting business and government. PA...