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7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Big, interesting, multinational."
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...

"I would recommend keeping your CV as honest as possible and don't panic about how..."

"Great social life in and out of work."

"Some offices are modern and vibrant whilst some others are very dated."

"I work 9.00 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday and this is pretty much what everyone..."

"As a graduate, I think my salary is good compared to other graduate positions. The..."

"Perks include: relocation assistance, pension, share purchase plan, healthcare, discounts,..."

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

"I was asked a lot of questions about the company, where I see my career going, how..."

"The company is quite green in that there isn't a huge need to print things off."

"People can be found through a search portal on the CGI intranet where detailed profiles..."

"Very diverse."

"There are many projects around the company looking for new members to fill roles...."

"There are some charity events at the company."

"My day-to-day role is currently mainly focused on solving market participant issues..."

"There's generally a good work/life balance as well as the possibility of working..."

"There's a lack of social aspects, particularly with respect to the graduate positions...."

"CGI stands for Consultants for Government and Industry."

"Encouraging and supportive."

"The fact that there was project-based work meant that there would be opportunities..."

"Almost all training is on-the-job and it's a bit disappointing how little code training..."

"Have roles in mind for people when hiring them and allow this decision to be more..."

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