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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Trusting and non-hierarchical."
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...

"The application process is quite all-rounded, ThoughtWorks look for people with the..."

"There is huge respect for equality and opportunity here. You have a lot of freedom;..."

"I've only been to two offices so far – London and Pune. Both of the offices are..."

"Our core hours are standard and we have some flexibility in terms of arrival and..."

"I think it is a good level of pay for an entry level job in this industry."

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

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

"I was asked more about my values than in other job interviews."

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

"Every employee is encouraged to have a one-on-one meeting with a person from the..."

"There is lots of support for minorities and internal groups that speak at conferences...."

"As a flat organisation we don't really have 'ranks', but we have 'grades', which..."

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

"Work quality depends on the project – some are more meaningful than others."

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

"The travel commitments can be difficult, but worth it. It can be frustrating when..."

"The three pillar model was inspired by Ben & Jerry's."

"A modern and liberal company."

"I read an article by someone who works at the firm and found it very interesting...."

"Joining as a graduate, you get the amazing opportunity to do six weeks of training..."

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

"Personally I think that there could be a more structured approach to graduates' first..."

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