Top ten best consultancy firms to work for in Europe
Psst, consultants of London - would you be more fulfilled working for one of your company’s competitors?
We’ve all heard about how much fun it is to work for Google, Facebook, and the plethora of technology start-ups built on a tradition of bean bags, AstroTurf and free food.
But if you’re a consultant, you don’t have to make the move to the jazzy young companies nestling in Europe’s tech hubs to get good quality of life at work.
Thanks to the good folks over at Vault.com, we can give you the definitive list of the best consultancy firms to aim your sights at.
Over 1,700 consulting professionals were surveyed to come up with the results. The respondents were asked to rank each consultancy between one and 10, for its “quality of life”.
This consultancy began life back in 2002 in London. Leonid Shapiro and his former colleagues from McKinsey joined forces to create the company, which now has offices in Paris and Madrid too.
A global firm with 23 offices worldwide – 15 of those offices are in Europe.
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This firm has five offices in Europe and describes itself as a unique place to work. Sounds good to us, and it looks like the survey agrees.
Now no-one ever said quality of work life revolved around booze, aside from the cast of Mad Men. And despite how it may sound, this company has more to offer than an alcoholic-sounding name.
Started in Chicargo over 90 years ago, Booz has offices in many European countries.
Founded in 1926, A.T. Kearney began its international expansion by opening an office in Düsseldorf in 1964.It now has 26 offices in Europe.
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Size doesn’t matter for this company. Despite having offices all over the globe, including five in Europe, it prefers to keep its portfolio to a “select number of prestigious clients”.
Roland Berger was founded in Munich in 1967 and has since grown all over the world while maintaining its European background.
It chose London to kick start its European expansion back in 1988 and hasn’t looked back, with 17 offices dotted around the continent.
With more offices in Europe than any other continent, you’d be hard-pushed not to find one of these in your city.
Thirty European offices and 85 years under its belt, McKinsey proves that you don’t have to be a young company to offer a happy work environment.