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  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1943
  • Company - Private
  • Business Consulting
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

CompetitorsMcKinsey & Company, Accenture, Deloitte
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We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, ...
Mission: Our clients recognise we’re different. We’re different in ‘what’ we do, and even more in ‘how’ we do it. At the heart of our business are our people – strategists, technologists, digital experts, consultants, designers, scientists and engineers – all of whom bring real-world ...

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Best Places to Work: 2015(#11)

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PA Consulting Reviews

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Ken Toombs
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206 Ratings
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"A great company to work for"

3 Jul 2022 - Anonymous Employee in London, England


Highly motivated and capable people, and strong focus on company purpose.


Nothing in particular. I have thoroughly enjoyed my career at PA.
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Diversity & Inclusion at PA Consulting

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...Distinct lack of female role models, diversity of any sense was paid lip service at best and the culture from the top became progressively more and more toxic...Read More

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PA Consulting Interviews

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Applied online55%
Campus Recruiting14%

  1. Management Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    I had four interviews. (1) Conversation with Recruiter (30 min); (2) 1 hour competency style; (3) More competency questions; (4) Presentation. The next stage would have been the final chat with a Partner.

    I didn’t hear back following interview 4 for a few days so I chased the Recruiter. She replied to say that the PA were freezing hiring until they made some decisions on budget and that she would keep me updated. I replied to say, regardless of the hiring freeze issue can she let me know whether I passed interview 4 and if they could share feedback with me. The Recruiter didn’t reply. I chased again a week later but got the same vague response. It was very disappointing to put so much time (hours of prep and hours of interviews) in and not even get some useful feedback from PA.

    I mentioned that I have ADHD at the final interview - was that a factor in how PA treated me next? I’m not sure (because they didn’t provide me with feedback!)

    PA - please treat your applicants with respect and take time to provide updates and feedback. I still haven’t heard from you on the outcome of the hiring freeze. Luckily I have accepted another amazing role now, so I have stopped chasing you.

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Company Updates

26 April 2022
2021 was a truly transformative year. As we learned to live with change as a constant, the power of human ingenuity shone. Our Ingenuity Review reflects on how our people built momentum in a remarkable year to deliver on our purpose - Bringing Ingenuity to Life - for each other and for our clients. It shows that amazing things happen when we embrace the pace of change. When we use it as a catalyst for growth and a force for good; an opportunity to accelerate progress towards a positive human future.
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Ingenuity Review
26 April 2021
With our diverse teams of experts combining innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies, we delivered for our clients, people and communities through a most challenging year.
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Ingenuity powers record year for PA Consulting

PA Consulting Awards & Accolades

  • #2 Consulting Firm with the most differentiated offering in the marketConsultancy.uk2018
  • LinkedIn's Top Companies ListLinkedIn, Top 252017

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Employees rate PA Consulting 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 1,106 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2015, PA Consulting employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

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Overall, 76% of employees would recommend working at PA Consulting to a friend. This is based on 1,062 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

59% of job seekers rate their interview experience at PA Consulting as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3.1 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at PA Consulting.

73% of employees think that PA Consulting has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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