Get the inside buzz from graduates at CGI

6.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"A great company for graduates which will help you develop skills and progress in a career in a range of interesting business sectors."
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...

"I had a timed logic test that was basically 'guess the next step in the pattern'...."

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

"Open-plan and smart but can be more casual depending on client."

"My job is fairly flexible with hours, I usually do a 8:30am-5:00pm work day."

"I think the salary could be higher, Share purchase scheme is great though."

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

"The assessment process involved an online test, followed by an assessment centre..."

"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..."

"I am currently being mentored by a VP!"

"Very diverse."

"There are promotion panels where employees make their case for being promoted and,..."

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

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

"I've been given huge opportunities to work right at the front end of the business,..."

"No structured graduate training scheme."

"The company is French-Canadian."

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

"CGI has an excellent personal development package, great training resources with..."

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

"Offer a more structured graduate programme. I appreciate that the flexibility benefits..."

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