CGI

Get the inside buzz from graduates at CGI

7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"A great company for graduates which will help you develop skills..."
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...

"Just try to relax and be honest. If you have reached the interview stage then you..."

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

"Dress code is business attire (shirt, shoes and trousers) Mon-Thu with dress down..."

"My employer is very flexible. I can make up hours from other days and take shorter..."

"Pay is slightly lower than competitors, and the process for gaining an increase is..."

"You get a grant if you have to move to a new area when you start, which is very useful..."

"The assessment day was built around getting to know the graduates. This included..."

"Questions are competency-based and specific to the role you apply for. In my case..."

"There are lots of communications about environmental stuff and there is little wastage...."

"My manager is very approachable and provides adequate feedback although very busy..."

"My team is very diverse with multiple different ethnicities and many women."

"Promotion panels are held annually."

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

"I always have something to do and support is available if I get stuck."

"The flexible benefits scheme allows you to exchange certain benefits to suit your..."

"The discrepancies in salary between locations. Some graduates progress more quickly..."

"CGI stands for Consultants for Government and Industry."

"A large, client-focused business that's good for people starting a career in code..."

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

"As of yet, I've experienced very little training aside from a few generic online..."

"More structured learning and resources for graduates at the start."

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