Consulting firms with the best employer branding globally

Employers that distinguish themselves as a great workplace are able to attract and hire the best talent. For consulting firms anywhere in the world, this is a crucial differentiator as the quality of the services offered is for a large part determined by the skills and capabilities of talent. Meet the consulting firms with the best employer branding. 

Building a strong employer brand requires a close interplay between the marketing, brand management, human resource and recruitment teams of consulting firms. With a unique employer branding and value proposition, consultancies can not only attract candidates the best candidates for their firm, but also improve their retention of employees. 

There are several large employer review platforms that track the employer branding of consulting firms, and globally there are several more surveys and rankings that measure how appealing brands are according to consultants themselves and candidates. Consultancy.org keeps track of thousands of data points per year, and based on our unique database, here are the consulting firms with the best employer branding in the world.

Consulting firms regarded as a great place to work:

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KPMG
KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Member fi...
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Deloitte
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk managemen...
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EY
At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. We...
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PwC
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We help organisations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a network of firms in 157 countries wi...
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FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulat...
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Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global pro...
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Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver the sustainab...
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Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors i...
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McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. We strive for world-shaping client impact We wo...
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Accenture
We are one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, with more than 293,000 employees; offices and operations in more than 200 cities ...
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Roland Berger
Roland Berger is the only management consultancy of European heritage with a strong international footprint. As an independent firm, solely owned by our Partners, we operate 51 offices in all major m...
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L.E.K. Consulting
We’re L.E.K. Consulting, a global strategy consultancy working with business leaders to seize competitive advantage and amplify growth. Our insights are catalysts that reshape the trajectory of our c...
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PA Consulting
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...
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Baker Tilly
The Baker Tilly network is a global provider of assurance, tax and consultancy services, ranked among the world’s top 10 networks by revenue, and leaders in client experience. Our more than 41,000 pe...
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Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world's foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a ...
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Mazars
Mazars specializes in accountancy, tax advice and consultancy. Based on knowledge in these fields, we work for (international) companies, organizations in the public sector, SME entrepreneurs and wea...
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Arthur D. Little
At Arthur D. Little (ADL) we dare to be different. As the world’s first management consulting company, blazing trails is in our DNA. Since our establishment in 1886 by MIT chemist, Arthur Dehon Littl...
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BearingPoint
BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three business units: Consulting, Products, and Capital. Consultin...
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Capco
Capco is a global management consultancy with a focus in financial services including banking and payments, capital markets, and wealth and asset management, plus a dedicated energy division. We comb...
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Simon-Kucher
Simon-Kucher is a global consultancy with more than 2,000 employees in 30 countries. Our sole focus is on unlocking better growth that drives measurable revenue and profit for our clients. We achieve...
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Elixirr
The Challenger Consultancy Elixirr is a global award-winning challenger consultancy. With roots in strategy consulting, their capabilities are constantly evolving as they grow, ranging from business ...
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North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, an...
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Korn Ferry
We are a global consulting firm in over 50 countries with more that 7.500 people. We help organizations get their strategy, structure, and talent aligned. What does that mean? We help companies desig...
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Protiviti
Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and ...
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OC&C Strategy Consultants
OC&C Strategy Consultants is a global strategy boutique. We have more than 30 years of experience at unpicking the most complex business challenges with simple, uncommon sense. We are strategy specia...
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Cordence Worldwide
Cordence Worldwide is a major global management consulting partnership made up of independent Member Firms, each of which is a leader in the regions it serves. By maintaining their independence, each...
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Maine Pointe
Maine Pointe is a global supply chain and operations consulting firm trusted by many chief executives and private equity firms to drive compelling economic returns for their companies. This is achiev...
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Nous Group
Nous Group is an international management consultancy with over 700 people working across Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada. Our broad consulting capability spans strateg...
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Delta Capita
Delta Capita is a leading global financial services provider of managed services, technology solutions and consulting. Delta Capita has a unique combination of experience in Financial Services and te...
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Synergy Group
Founded in 1999, Synergy has grown to become one of Canberra’s leading professional services firms. We are government specialists delivering a truly collaborative approach to navigate important chall...
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Valcon
Valcon is the premium operations consulting firm in Europe, and that means that we are the champions of connecting strategy and operations and making it work. We call this The HOW. Valcon’s HOW is ou...
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West Monroe
Don’t Do Digital. Be Digital. As a national digital services firm that was born in technology, and built for business, we partner with organizations who want to drive progress, and deliver results. W...
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dss+
With over 900 professionals in 40 countries, we are a world-class operations management consulting firm with a purpose of saving lives and creating a sustainable future. From our solid legacy as DuPo...
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CIL Management Consultants
CIL is an international management consultancy with offices in the US and Europe. We help businesses grow, build value and invest wisely. We are rigorous in our approach, confident in our conclusions...
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LanciaConsult
At LanciaConsult, we work with our clients to help them get ahead in competitive environments through robust programme delivery, business consulting and innovative technology platform implementations...
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Sia Partners
Sia Partners is an international management consulting firm focused on corporate and operational strategy, with expertise in all aspects of the value chain and its supporting functions. Sia Partners ...
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Analysys Mason
Global leaders in TMT management consulting Analysys Mason is the world's leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). We give clarity and confidence in answering o...
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Nextcontinent
Our “citizens” are independent key players in their respective markets, sharing a unique entrepreneurial vision. Trust is the key word they share with their clients through this worldwide citizenship...
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R/GA
Founded in 1977, the agency has been a pioneer at the intersection of technology, design, and marketing with work spanning web, mobile, social, retail, product innovation, brand development and busin...
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Argon & Co
Argon & Co is a global management consultancy that specialises in operations strategy and transformation. With expertise spanning the supply chain, procurement, finance and shared services, we work t...
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Point B
Point B is a consulting company dedicated to helping organizations with critical initiatives in the areas of customer engagement, growth investments, workforce experience and operations excellence. O...
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Comatch
What would it be like if every consultant could work on their own terms and if every client could find the perfect consultant without searching in a matter of hours and to a fair price? It’s the ques...
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Four Principles
Distilled from the ground-breaking business philosophy that set Toyota on the path to global success, Lean Management is far more than a management consultancy toolkit. Instead, it is a profound chan...
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Slalom
Slalom is a purpose-led, global business and technology consulting company. Our purpose – to help people and organisations dream bigger, move faster, and build better tomorrows for all – guides every...
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SparkOptimus
Since its establishment in 2010, SparkOptimus has evolved into Europe's premier digital consultancy, consistently guiding businesses toward success in the digital era. With an extensive track record,...
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NMS Consulting
NMS Consulting is a global management consulting firm providing strategic counsel to private and public organizations and the individuals who lead them. The combination of our diverse skills, global ...
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Pollen Consulting Group
Creating great things from small humble beginnings defines the ethos of Pollen Consulting Group. We are fast becoming the go to people for value chain transformations, bottom-line performance and fos...
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Projective Group
An international end-to-end partner for those who want to excel in an ever-changing environment Just over a decade ago, Projective Group’s founders identified a gap in the financial services consulti...
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UMS Group
UMS is a boutique consultancy firm specialized in technical and commercial asset management. Since 1989, we are helping our customers in power generation, industry, gas & electricity transmission and...
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Develop Consulting
Develop Consulting exists for one single-minded reason – to help organisations be the best they can be. We are a team of tried and tested experts in the implementation of improvement processes for ma...
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IBM Consulting
New world, new way Today’s relentless pace of change is a permanent reality – driving the world to reconsider the way work gets done. To stay ahead means embracing new perspectives, open ecosystems a...
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Q5
Q5 is a global award-winning management consulting firm that specialises in organisational health. At our heart, 'Q5ers' help business leaders develop organisational strategy then implement it throug...
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Varrlyn
Varrlyn is a consulting firm which was founded in 2010 and is based in The Netherlands. Our aim is to make our clients successful in their system implementations and/or application support. Our focus...
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Anderson MacGyver
Anderson MacGyver achieves business value through smarter use of IT and information. No longer 'IT and the business', but together one vision and strategy towards the end customer. This translates in...
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CCG Catalyst
CCG Catalyst Consulting is a global management consulting firm specialized across financial services focused on banking and fintech. The financial services industry is in a disruptive stage. The velo...
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Emerton
Emerton is one of the few global, high-standard strategy consulting firms. Our team is mobilized to bring speed to a few clients in each of the sectors we cover, both in their strategic decision-maki...
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ERM
The profile of ERM is not active on Consultancy.org....
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Groenewout
Groenewout is a leading logistics consultancy firm that focuses on the development and implementation of logistical and supply chain operations. Groenewout's specialists advise on: (re) design, expan...
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INNOPAY
We are a consultancy firm specialised in digital transactions. We help companies anywhere in the world to harness the full potential of the digital transactions era. We do this by delivering strategy...
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Kepler
Four Levers of Consulting Excellence KEPLER is an international business management consulting firm. Founded in 2007, the firm is built around four areas of excellence – Innovation, Procurement, Supp...
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Campbell Tickell
Campbell Tickell is a multi-disciplinary management consultancy focusing primarily on statutory and not-for-profit sectors. Established for over 20 years, we have worked with more than 850 organisati...
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Coeus Consulting
Coeus Consulting, a Wavestone company, is an independent award-winning IT advisory that empowers technology, business and procurement leaders to deliver strategic change. We help leadership teams del...
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Detecon
Detecon is a global leader of management and technology consultancy services, delivering exceptional value to clients across diverse industries such as Telecommunications, Automotive, Healthcare & Ph...
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Dogma Alares
Management Consulting is dying! Long live next-generation consultants. Fortunes are gained and lost faster than ever. Consumers are adapting new products, services and technologies fast. The best sol...
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Genioo
Genioo is an innovative consulting firm, working with ambitious leaders to help them bring their vision to life. The challenge for any leader is bridging the gap between thinking and doing. We work a...
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Horváth
Horváth & Partners are independent, international management consultants with over 900 highly qualified employees. Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, we have offices at location...
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Humatica
We are a specialist advisor helping business leaders and private equity sponsors build strong organizations to deliver alpha. What we do and how we do it Humatica helps private equity backed companie...
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Inverto
INVERTO - We deliver results As an international management consultancy, INVERTO is one of the leading specialists for strategic procurement and supply chain management in Europe. The consultancy ide...
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Marktlink
Marktlink does not have an active profile on Consultancy.org...
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PMP Strategy
Strategy, development & transformation consulting for executives We are independent and entrepreneurs at heart. Our objective is value creation to achieve sustainable performance for your business. O...
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Zanders
We are an independent firm with a track record of innovation and success across the total spectrum of treasury, risk and finance. Our Business Values are the ingrained principles of the company and o...
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AFRY Management Consulting
Leading advisor for the transitions of the energy and bioindustry sectors. Providing solutions for generations to come. We at AFRY Management Consulting are committed to accelerating change towards a...
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Alba Partners
Alba Partners is a boutique management consulting firm that places our clients at the heart of everything we do. We partner with organisations to shape, manage and deliver change and transformation. ...
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Ayming
We are business performance experts who combine highly specialised knowledge – across a range of fields – with hands-on collaboration, to enable our clients and their people to go further. We are a g...
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BlinkLane Consulting
BlinkLane is a leading consultancy organization, focused on organizational transformation in a digital era. We strive for a significant and meaningful impact on organizations and society. “Blink is a...
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Digital Power
Digital Power is a team of specialists with a passion for data. We help organizations, large and small, to work effectively with data. Our people specialize in Data Analytics, Technical Web Analytics...
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EFESO Management Consultants
EFESO Management Consultants is a global consulting group specialized in operations strategy and performance improvement. We work side-by-side with our clients to accelerate their transformation towa...
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GEP
GEP® delivers transformative supply chain solutions that help global enterprises become more agile and resilient, operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitabi...
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H&Z Management Consulting
We deliver more than successful strategy; we partner with our clients to make it happen. We work with the world’s leading companies, creating change, improving performance, and driving sustainable gr...
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Mason Advisory
Mason Advisory Limited (Mason Advisory) is a consultancy that enables clients to deliver value through digital & technology transformation. Clients of all sizes across the public and private sectors ...
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Strategic Gears
Strategic Gears is currently one of the largest local management consultancies in Saudi Arabia, providing multidisciplinary services for both the private and public sectors. The company offers consul...
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Alfa Consulting
Alfa Consulting is a global consulting firm, renowned for the design of pragmatic strategies and the improvement of the execution capabilities of large companies. Our group, Cordence Worldwide has mo...
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