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6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"Forward-thinking, global, innovative."
Culture
7.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.3 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
6.1 / 10
 
 
Diversity
7.7 / 10
 
 
Training
4.9 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company is flexible with regards to hours as long as work gets done.
  • Colleagues are very friendly, welcoming and happy to offer help.
  • Grants are provided if you need to relocate at the start of the scheme.
  • Managers are very approachable and take their mentoring role seriously.

Cons

  • There can be lots of travelling to client sites or relocation required.
  • Career development processes are fair but are only done annually.
  • Graduates in Wales are paid less than their counterparts in England.
  • Many trainees felt that the formal training was lacking.

What insiders say about...

"Candidates should be sure to investigate the company and its competitors."

"There is the necessary hierarchy you need within a business, but it's very fluid...."

"Some of the offices are really nice, modern buildings while others are more traditional...."

"Work hours are standard at 37.5 hours a week with 25 days of holiday. I feel that..."

"The base pay was above average. I have since received a pay rise within the first..."

"The share plan scheme is very good when the markets are OK. Medical insurance is..."

"The hiring process consisted of an application, an online test, and an assessment..."

"Give an example of a time you felt like giving up or felt very low. Give an example..."

"Schemes are in place."

"I can talk to my manager whenever I need to and they do their best to help me ou..."

"In my experience, CGI is very diverse and are very open when recruiting."

"Personal development involves creating and fulfilling objectives and following a..."

"I haven't taken part in any corporate social responsibility projects during my time..."

"Currently I am working as a system tester. This role involves testing developers..."

"Share scheme. Access to learning courses. Big name on your CV."

"You're expected to travel and may experience time on 'the bench' in between proj..."

"The company is French-Canadian."

"A great company for graduates which will help you develop skills and progress in..."

"I chose CGI because it is a respected IT company."

"CGI offers on-the-job training. However, if you require none then there is little..."

"Bigger SSC budget for sports and social and a smoother process to change project..."

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