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...

"Be yourself. CGI want to know you for you."

"The culture of my department is one of a strong work ethic and enabling employees..."

"I spend most of my time on a client site and it's a nice office. The company's own..."

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

"Some people say it's below industry average but I think it's reasonable. People mostly..."

"SSC (sports social club) does loads of stuff for £5 a month. Also, there's a relocation..."

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

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

"The company organises green events through their oxygen incentive."

"My staff manager is very good at mentoring and also helping you to decide where you..."

"I have had no issues with diversity."

"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 current role is to carry out research and development on upcoming trends in IT..."

"Flexibility - you can work from home two-three days a week. Variety of projects...."

"As with most tech companies, diversity could be better."

"It was our 40th birthday this year and we are raising £40,000 for The Prince's ..."

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

"I was part of the TARGETjobs 'undergraduate of the year' award and was offered a..."

"Training courses are optional and you have to go out of your way to ask to be put..."

"The company should consider having graduates have a lecture style meet up once a..."

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