ThoughtWorks

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"A consultancy with technology at the core, that is advocating for social and economic justice."
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 has a very flat structure, and I always feel welcomed and encouraged..."

"We have some pretty nifty offices in my opinion. In London there's ping pong table..."

"9.00 am – 6.00 pm on an average day. Most work is collaborative so flexible work..."

"I think that the salary at ThoughtWorks is competitive."

"Perks involve away days and family days in theme parks. Another thing I would consider..."

"There was an initial phone interview, a code exercise, then a face-to-face day with..."

"During my interview I was asked to identify why I wanted to work for ThoughtWorks..."

"We have energy monitors in the office and we are big on recycling and getting the..."

"There are fairly open communication channels here, and I find that anyone can speak..."

"Diversity, and social and economic justice, are right at the heart of everything..."

"You ask and give reasons for why you think you're ready/why you want to move up and,..."

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

"I get to work on different things as there is constant variety at a consultancy...."

"Having colleagues from all over the world makes it a very diverse and tolerant culture...."

"I feel that there could be more opportunities for graduates to work on client pr..."

"Global mobility is a real option to everyone here; with over 30 offices spread all..."

"An exciting technology hub, where you'll be surrounded by very intelligent peopl..."

"During my face-to-face interview I got to meet about nine people with different roles..."

"The formal training component was a six-week programme in India with other graduates..."

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

"More shadowing opportunities for grads when starting a project."

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