ThoughtWorks

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"The company is supportive and friendly."
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...

"For the technical part I was paired with a developer to extend the coding test that..."

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

"ThoughtWorks' London office in Soho is brand new. ThoughtWorks offices are always..."

"My hours are typically 9:00am to 6:00pm, and very rarely it happens to go over the..."

"My salary is relatively low at present given my academic background, but this was..."

"Every year the company has an away day, where everyone from every office in each..."

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

"The social and economic justice interview in particular is quite open-ended, so be..."

"Not sure, though many employees are concerned with green issues."

"It's very transparent internally and we have a very open feedback culture."

"There's so much action in this sphere. It's one of the best companies I know for..."

"ThoughtWorks have the added bonus of moving sideways (from technical to business..."

"This is one of our third pillars: Social and Economic Justice. In Manchester, we..."

"I was assigned to my first project as soon as I came back from the TW University..."

"Working with clever, brilliant people and constantly learning from each other and..."

"There could be more transparency around people's roles, including my own."

"World-famous software developer and writer Martin Fowler works for ThoughtWorks!"

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

"The investment my company makes in encouraging and bringing women into the tech industry...."

"The initial five week training programme is very well run, and taught me a lot about..."

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

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

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