EY-Parthenon Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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EY-Parthenon Parthenon Founder, Senior Managing Director Bill Achtmeyer (no image)
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147 Ratings
Pros
  • "Worked with really great people(in 28 reviews)

  • "Great culture and people throughout(in 23 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours; work life balance M-Th is very tough(in 62 reviews)

  • "there can be long working hours(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      great post-MBA experience

      Apr 26, 2021 - Consultant in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      great learning and personal development opportunities

      Cons

      extensive travel and long working hour expectations

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice people

      May 12, 2021 - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      Competitive base salary; friendly people

      Cons

      No 401k match for the first years

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Challenging but great

      May 9, 2021 - Associate 
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      Pros

      learned a ton and they have nice perks / events

      Cons

      it is an intense industry

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Smart people, strong value proposition, high potential

      Apr 29, 2021 - Senior Director in Atlanta, GA
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      Pros

      High quality engagements, top industry and PE clients, collaborative culture, and supportive leaders

      Cons

      High volume of administrative work and firm initiatives can take a toll on WLB

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Not meritocratic

      May 12, 2021 - Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Nice people who value teamwork

      Cons

      Agile promotions are not used effectively

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great culture, typical consulting cons

      Apr 6, 2021 - Management Consultant in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Good compensation structure (albeit some lack of transparency about raises / bonuses), good overall culture of teaming / inclusiveness / diversity, management is genuinely invested in developing younger colleagues

      Cons

      Potential for long hours (case dependent), not a ton in the way of formal training (as is the case with most consulting companies), clients needs often come before employees, support from internal teams (finance, recruiting, staffing) leaves something to be desired

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best company to start at

      Apr 24, 2021 - Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great people and good leadership

      Cons

      Projects get repetitive although there are new challenges

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Associate

      Apr 22, 2021 - EY Parthenon in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Senior management understands concerns of associates and growth

      Cons

      Mid-management needs to restructure and focus on developing talent

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Brilliant

      Apr 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Teaming, people, client management, opportunities

      Cons

      Long hours, tight deadlines, stressful

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Does not reward high performers

      Apr 28, 2021 - Associate in New York, NY
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      Pros

      - Good learning experience out of school

      Cons

      - They say they do "agile promotions" but they're used to catch people up who didn't get promoted on schedule - High performers do not get rewarded

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