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8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2017)
"A smaller company but with a truly global reach."
Culture
9.0 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Working hours at the firm are reasonable, allowing trainees to maintain a good work/life balance.
  • Work provided to trainees is seen as interesting, stimulating and varied.
  • The firm's regular social events encourage a friendly culture both inside and outside of work.
  • Feedback and communication are effective at the firm ensuring that development is continual.

Cons

  • Work at the firm is challenging at times and there can be a steep learning curve.
  • The company is currently growing and this can require more flexibility than usual.
  • While salary is seen as good for graduates, there are concerns about how it progresses.
  • Some would like more flexible working options, such as working from home.

What insiders say about...

"From my experience I think you need to have an enthusiasm for technology and coding..."

"The culture is very good. Quarterly company meetings and social activities throughout..."

"Office is modern, spacious and clean, in a great location and with a kitchen stuffed..."

"Personally I find that it is a quite strict 8:00am-5:00pm or 9:00am-6:00pm schedule...."

"The pay is very generous! However I would like to see us enrolled in the bonus structure..."

"The free drinks and dinners are the best perk: we have welcome/leaving/team/company..."

"Three interviews all mainly to ensure that I understood the company and what I'd..."

"Throughout my interview I was asked to explain a little about what Alfa does, and..."

"As an organisation, Alfa is largely paperless."

"While I know that I am still in my early days with the firm I have seen that management..."

"A wide range of nationalities are represented but the company remains largely white..."

"The promotion process is very straightforward and defined for the first few years..."

"Policies are in place, and time is made available should you wish to carry out community..."

"I have found myself undertaking a variety of tasks in my role: coding enhancements,..."

"There are very reasonable working hours at the firm, with great colleagues and opportunity..."

"The nature of consultancy means that staffing projects can often be a challenge...."

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"Professional, fun and looks after their own."

"The most attractive aspect to me was the possibility to broaden my skills by learning..."

"Some of the training is directly relevant to the role you do, and it is good to take..."

"Alfa has no active programme to select applicants from less privileged backgrounds,..."

"Work is intense, but no one piles on the pressure unnecessarily."

"More formal, structured training from external sources. Maybe get graduates to work..."

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