ThoughtWorks

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"It is a company with ambitious mission, full of disruptive thinkers that want to make a difference."
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...

"My advice is to do a lot of research into the company and be yourself in the interviews...."

"ThoughtWorks is full of people who are really committed to tech and to social justice...."

"Great location in central London. Good supplies, well stocked cupboards and fridges..."

"We work 9.00 am – 6.00 pm, which is quite long for technical work and can be quite..."

"I'm very happy with the graduate salary and the company isn't afraid to discuss pay..."

"We have a good pension scheme, travel and life insurance. We are also given £1000..."

"ThoughtWorks has a seven-step recruitment process that's geared towards finding the..."

"The interview process started with an informal phone call. I was then given a tech..."

"There are recycling bins around the office and, generally, not a lot of printing..."

"Management are very accessible as there is a very fluid, open working space where..."

"ThoughtWorks is a strong advocate of diversity in every sense and not just on paper...."

"Every year there is the option to have a one-on-one review with someone from management..."

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

"As a graduate, you usually start off shadowing and I think it is as good as you're..."

"My colleagues, the community, the focus on my future and career development and getting..."

"There's a long time-frame for on-boarding and limited structure while not on a p..."

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

"Fun, thoughtful, reactive."

"I was convinced to apply here by the calibre of the employees and the company cu..."

"The amount of support and training one gets from ThoughtWorks is overwhelming. They..."

"The company have schemes like internships and actively target people who would traditionally..."

"A shorter process for grads from the interview to being on their first project."

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