ThoughtWorks

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Fun, thoughtful, reactive."
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..."

"The firm consists of really funny, intelligent and friendly people. It is a diverse..."

"To me the ThoughtWorks offices are vibrant, colourful places to work, with plenty..."

"The normal working hours are 9:00am-6:00pm. This can be slightly flexible; however..."

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

"The learning budgets for courses and books are great, in addition to regular paid..."

"We are pushed to punch well above our weights here, and you must be prepared and..."

"In my interview I was asked what my interests are (including those outside of technology),..."

"As much as possible is recycled in ThoughtWorks offices, and public transport is..."

"The manager does not have his own office, so he sits with everyone else in an open..."

"I think diversity in gender and LGBT seems to be great. I would like to see more..."

"It is very easy to transition from a graduate consultant to consultant, especially..."

"I have the impression that any suggestions in this space would be taken seriously,..."

"As clichéd as it sounds, the role is actually is different every day. You are trusted..."

"There are genuinely nice people here, who are smart and open-minded."

"It is not necessarily a bad thing, it is more about the nature of consultancy in..."

"ThoughtWorks sends every graduate recruit to India for a five-week induction programme!..."

"Trusting and non-hierarchical."

"Learning and development opportunities."

"I've attended a tech conference that gave me an insight into the industry. While..."

"In the EU it is mostly referrals (like me) but they are looking for more ways to..."

"Include travel time (in addition to the standard commute) in billable hours for all..."

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