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Get the inside buzz from graduates at ThoughtWorks

8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2016)
"It is a company with ambitious mission, full of disruptive thinkers that want to make a difference."
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, some unpredictability can cause problems with evening plans.
  • A lot of travel time can be involved when working on client projects.
Culture
8.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.1 / 10
 
Salary
7.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.3 / 10
 
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

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"The leadership team interacts very well with all employees at ThoughtWorks."

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"The organisation structure is incredibly flat. This means loads and loads of opportunities..."

"Travelling can be tough and I found that you often have to work away from home."

"Aaron Swartz, The Internet's Own Boy, once worked at ThoughtWorks."

"Supportive and transparent with a great and open culture."

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