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Best Consulting Firms in Europe to Work For

Which firms fare best on these individual rankings of key employment factors?

  • Survey Methodology

    When it comes to a satisfying work experience, there are many different factors that come into play--everything from a job's ability to challenge an employee and the training and mentoring on offer to the number of hours spent working or travelling each week, and the compensation that the employee takes home for doing their job. All told, we have identified 22 separate "Best to Work For" factors--each of which is represented by its own ranking. These rankings help to build a picture of the firms consultants find the most amenable to a fulfilling, satisfying work experience.

    Survey respondents were asked to rate their own firm across a variety of factors that affect their daily working lives. Those factors are:

    Ability to Challenge
    Benefits
    Compensation
    Diversity
    Exit Opportunities
    Firm Culture
    Firm Leadership
    Formal Training
    Hours in the Office
    Informal Training
    Innovation
    Interaction with Clients
    Internal Mobility
    International Opportunities
    Overall Business Outlook
    Promotion Policies
    Relationships with Supervisors
    Satisfaction
    Selectivity
    Travel Requirements
    Vacation Policies
    Work-Life Balance

    Firms were then ranked in each category based on the average rating assigned by their own consultants.

  • Ranking History

2018 Most Selective Consulting Firms in Europe

1
SCORE
9.809

McKinsey & Company Europe

McKinsey & Company is a privately-owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
1
2
SCORE
9.477

Bain & Company Europe

Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's most prestigious consulting firms. Today Bain & Company is one of the world's most respected companies....

TRENDING

2017 Rank
2
3
SCORE
9.217

Marakon Europe

Founded in 1978 and acquired by  Charles River Associates (CRA) in 2009, Marakon has maintained its mission throughout the years: partnering...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
3
4
SCORE
9.008

QVARTZ

Founded in 2002, QVARTZ is a Nordic-based strategy consulting firm with its eyes set firmly on global growth. Currently operating out of five offices,...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
4
5
SCORE
9.000

Emerton

Emerton is a global midsize strategy consulting firm with offices in Europe (Paris, Brussels) and the US (Boston, NY).  Founded to bring deep...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
NR
6
SCORE
8.829

Roland Berger Europe

From its humble beginning as a small, one-man consulting firm, Roland Berger has grown into an international giant. Ranked among the top-10 in global...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
11
7
SCORE
8.770

OC&C Strategy Consultants Europe

If you want to know what OC&C Strategy Consultants does, you don't need to look too far for answers-it's right there in the title. Focusing on...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
8
8
SCORE
8.762

Candesic

Small, efficient and practical are words that you might use to describe London-based consultancy Candesic.  The privately owned company is a...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
5
9
SCORE
8.725

Frontier Economics Ltd.

Founded in 1999, Frontier Economics has a simple remit: it comes to the aid of its clients through a combination of economics and analysis, mixed with...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
6
10
SCORE
8.704

Oliver Wyman Europe

Oliver Wyman is part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global professional services network with brands and affiliates in more than 100...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
10
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