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...

"The application process consists of an initial application form, phone interview,..."

"Culture is what makes my workplace great. In terms of hierarchy, everyone is approachable..."

"The office space is cool at ThoughtWorks and the dress code is casual."

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

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

"£1,000 and two days a year to spend on your own development (conferences, books,..."

"It was a long hiring process and it took me about half a year to complete, and you..."

"The interview included a wide range of questions to ascertain my enthusiasm for and..."

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

"Management are very accessible as there is a very fluid, open working space where..."

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

"Due to flat corporate structure there is less emphasis on ranks than anywhere else...."

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

"I am currently a developer on a project in the office. Majority of the time, I would..."

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

"Uncertainty of where you'll be staffed."

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

"Fun, thoughtful, reactive."

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

"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,..."

"A shorter process for grads from the interview to being on their first project."

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