CGI

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7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Focused. Large. Growing organisation."
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...

"CGI is very professional so ensure that you dress professionally and look presentable...."

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

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

"Work hours are standard at 37.5 hours a week with 25 days of holiday. I feel that..."

"The entry-level pay is not bad although no longer that competitive. However, six-monthly..."

"We get free dinners and the sports and social club events (mostly paid for by the..."

"I completed application form and was invited to take an assessment. After I passed..."

"There were questions about my course, skills and hobbies listed, as well as situational..."

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

"There isn't a great deal of communication between high-level managers and regular..."

"The company is committed to diversity, with a range of people being recruited. The..."

"You can apply for a promotion each year if you want. You present to a board on why..."

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

"I like learning about new technologies and spend a lot of time assisting with tasks..."

"The good benefits package, option to work from home and training offered. Project-based..."

"There are not many external training opportunities."

"The company refers to us as 'members' rather than 'employees'. This is to promote..."

"Honest and dedicated to the employee."

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

"I have only done the mandatory training and inductions so far. They were useful and..."

"Make sure that new joiners have something to do. I think more effort could be put..."

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