CGI

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7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Values its employees and offers a wide range of roles and careers."
Culture
7.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.0 / 10
 
Hours
8.5 / 10
 
Salary
7.5 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.3 / 10
 
 
Training
6.0 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company is flexible with regards to hours so long as employees get their work done.
  • Colleagues and managers are very friendly, welcoming and happy to offer help.
  • Benefits include relocation expenses and matched contributions to both pensions and a share buying scheme.
  • Many like that the work they perform can have far-reaching effects.

Cons

  • Career development processes are fair but only done annually.
  • The salary is not seen as being particularly competitive.
  • Many trainees feel that there is a lack of organised socialising.
  • Some see their work as often being repetitive and unchallenging.

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you know all the areas you have stated on your CV and just relax. The interviewers..."

"People are friendly. A lot of effort goes into sport and social activities with a..."

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

"I work seven and a half hours per day, with an hour lunch break."

"It's lower than the industry standard for new starters but includes a share buy-in..."

"Pension, shareholder scheme, medical cover, critical illness cover, work from home...."

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

"There were a lot of 'can you give an example of a time where you demonstrated X skill'..."

"They are OK, but often the environmental cost is not a high priority in decision..."

"While most managers are very busy, they are clearly well trained and know how to..."

"Very few women in a similar role to me but I think this is more a problem with the..."

"Currently there isn't a set-out graduate scheme, which makes it difficult to assess..."

"There are some charity events at the company."

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

"Employees are given a large amount of trust and respect. Everyone is treated as an..."

"No structured graduate training scheme."

"Employees can buy shares in the company, thereby owning part of it."

"Encouraging and supportive."

"The work looked suitably challenging. It's in a good location for London and the..."

"Since starting here I have been able to engage in a foundation course in software..."

"I think the culture in the office could be more sociable."

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