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...
2
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...
3
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...
4
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...
5
Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to make change and achieve results. Privately held since its f...
6
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...
7
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...
8
PA Consulting Group
PA Consulting Group is an internationally leading management consultancy with a large variety of services in areas such as Strategy, Digital Business Design, Agile, Business Intelligence & Analytics ...
9
BearingPoint
BearingPoint is an independent Management and Technology Consultancy firm led by and owned by its partners. BearingPoint has more than 3,900 consultants and 30 offices in 22 countries and serves nati...
10
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 desi...
11
Elixirr
The Challenger Consultancy Elixirr is a different type of consultancy. They help their clients change the game in their industries, and are changing the game in their own. You can’t out-innovate the ...
12
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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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...
14
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...
15
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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Delta Capita
Delta Capita is an independent business and technology consultancy. Getting it done We’re achievers;  Our partners and consultants are seasoned professionals who have worked at senior levels in compl...
17
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...
18
Sionic
Sionic is a global consulting firm. Our focus is on change and we specialise in a unique blend of business and people performance. We are agile, independent and hold a straightforward philosophy – th...
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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 citizenshi...
20
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...
21
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...
22
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...
23
Nous Group
Nous Group is a leading Australian-owned management consulting firm, with over 350 staff across Australia and the UK. We are proud to have been named Best Management Consulting Firm by the AFR in 201...
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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 vel...
25
Curzon Consulting
We are an award-winning management consultancy who deliver tangible and enduring results for our clients. The Financial Times and Statista named Curzon Consulting as one of the UK’s Leading Managemen...
26
Projective
In 2006, Projective's founders, Stefan Dierckx and Filip Bosschaert, felt there was a gap in the financial services project management landscape. There have always been a host of traditional consulta...
27
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...
28
First Consulting
First Consulting is a rapidly growing, no-nonsense consultancy organisation with a passion for operational processes. We were founded in the Netherlands in 2006, and expanded to the UK in 2017. Our g...
29
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...
30
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...
31
Trianz
Trianz enables digital transformations through effective strategies and excellence in execution. Collaborating with business and technology leaders, we help formulate and execute operational strategi...
32
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...
33
Arch
A pragmatic approach has been our trademark since 20 years. Our consultancy assignments are only truly completed when we have guided our clients to the preconceived result. To them, we act as a ‘trus...
34
B2E Consulting
B2E is an innovative consulting company, created in 2004, with a flawless record of delivering projects with and for our clients.    B2E Consulting is different because we have developed a “gig econo...
35
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...
36
Innopay
INNOPAY: Innovation experts in Payments, Digital Identity & E-Business INNOPAY consultants are innovation experts in the areas of payments, digital identity and e-business. Digital technologies chall...
37
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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Twynstra Gudde
Twynstra Gudde is a Dutch management consultancy that is located in the middle of the world. We understand the customer's questions and challenge ourselves daily to come up with the customer to innov...
39
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...
40
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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