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8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2017)
"Good opportunities in a growing and improving model."
Culture
7.5 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.9 / 10
 
Hours
5.4 / 10
 
Salary
6.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.7 / 10
 
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • The company offers competitive perks, including a company car.
  • Many felt that training was regular and of a high level.
  • Progression in the company is available to everybody who is willing to work hard.
  • Members of management are seen as approachable and helpful in most cases.

Cons

  • There are long hours including Saturdays.
  • While there is a good bonus scheme, some felt the salary could be better.
  • Some see the work given at early stages as being dull and repetitive.
  • Some graduates are required to move around various offices.

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"The company implements the latest technology and looks for new ideas."

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"It's still a private family-owned company."

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