PA Consulting Reviews

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PA Consulting CEO Ken Toombs
Ken Toombs
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Pros
  • "Great people who want to make a positive impact(in 72 reviews)

  • "mostly work-life balance is good(in 67 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is dictated by the project/client(in 38 reviews)

  • "Like all premium consultancy companies you will have to bring personal drive to be successful(in 32 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Opportunity

      Oct 1, 2021 - Analyst in Bristol, England
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      Pros

      Great opportunities with some very collaborative colleagues

      Cons

      Balancing Internal and external work

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Analyst

      Nov 29, 2021 - Analyst in London, England
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      Pros

      Very good work line balance

      Cons

      Needs more structures when you’re OTC

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent

      Nov 23, 2021 - Principal Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting work, clever people and community culture

      Cons

      Can get ‘stuck’ on assignments

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to grow

      Nov 24, 2021 - Consultant 
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      Pros

      Great people, values, training. Fantastic career growth opportunities.

      Cons

      Hard to know which projects will be good/not so good - is a dice roll sometimes with consulting roles and the client dynamic.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Ingenious

      Nov 24, 2021 - Consultant in London, England
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      Pros

      Great Agile capability with deep experience in agile transformation and delivery

      Cons

      Still in a journey to support diversity

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work

      Nov 16, 2021 - Principal Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Entrepreneurial and non-hierarchical culture Clients enjoy working with PA Rewards long-term commitment and increasing shareholder value

      Cons

      No particular cons identified so far

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good size to allow you to be known across the firm

      Nov 15, 2021 - Principal Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Partners are accessible - Clear career pathway - No glass ceilings or blockers if you are capable and dedicated

      Cons

      - Size can mean difficult to scale teams

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      All about the people

      Nov 14, 2021 - Managing Consultant 
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      Pros

      A good employer and enjoyable place to work Very much about your network internally and the market - this is probably the biggest determinant of success

      Cons

      The reward model had become quite dated

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Nov 6, 2021 - Consultant in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome People Opportunities to develop career

      Cons

      Concerns around diversity & inclusivity

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good starting point for entry-level

      Nov 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Small enough to care, large enough to make a difference with clients Great flexibility and options for projects

      Cons

      No clear training programme Not great for senior consultants progression

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