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ThoughtWorks

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"The company is diverse, supportive, innovative, ambitious and..."
Culture
9.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
8.9 / 10
 
Salary
8.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
10.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.3 / 10
 

Pros

  • The firm has a flat and supportive culture, which creates a friendly community of colleagues who are all happy to help each other out.
  • Graduates from all over the world come together for their initial training in India, which is widely seen as an enjoyable experience.
  • Day-to-day work is varied and graduates get to work with a range of cutting-edge technologies.
  • The company likes to have a very positive involvement in social and economic justice.

Cons

  • There can be some uncertainty over where your next workplace will be located, which may be daunting for some graduates.
  • Some graduates felt that there could be more structured activities between projects.
  • While work hours are generally good, the flexibility of them is dependent on clients.
  • A lot of travel time can be involved when working on client projects.

What insiders say about...

"Just be nice and be yourself throughout the application process. The interview given..."

"It's the most amazing and unique culture out there. People are very tolerant, open-minded..."

"Great office in London with a constant stream of tea and coffee, snacks and sweets...."

"I generally work a standard 40 hour week. If necessary, I work over time, and when..."

"As a grad, I think that the wage is very good. But as you progress, you can quickly..."

"There is a regular free 'sponsor' dinner to allow you to catch up on your progress...."

"The application process involved a coding task, a phone interview, three in-person..."

"There were several interviews: for the social justice interview the questions were..."

"It is something the company is aware of and we do have recycling in the office, but..."

"Monthly, we have regional leads communicate what is going on. They are also regularly..."

"There is an active drive to support diversity here. We actively target women in IT,..."

"There aren't really 'ranks', and the shape of people's careers varies enormously..."

"Social responsibility is one of the core values of the company to strive to fight..."

"As a graduate software developer I have been assigned to a large well-run project..."

"The diversity in work, people and experiences is definitely a plus."

"Never knowing where you're going next or how much travel will be involved can be..."

"We are secretly all kittens in robotic human suits."

"An exciting, interesting and fun company to work for."

"The company's good reputation with agile practices convinced me to apply here."

"The best training you can get is to do the real work. ThoughtWorks has been absolutely..."

"My company runs training programmes for applicants from less privileged backgrounds,..."

"I think getting graduates to shadow a few projects on a short term basis to gain..."

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