ThoughtWorks

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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Creative, radical, open and honest."
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..."

"ThoughtWorks' way of working is intrinsically very social and cooperative. There..."

"We have some pretty nifty offices in my opinion. In London there's ping pong table..."

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

"The salary is not bad, but perhaps slightly behind what you could get in other places..."

"ThoughtWorks offer a great personal development budget - you get a reasonably large..."

"The application process involved a coding task, a phone interview, three in-person..."

"As a developer, I had a technical interview as well as another interview to see if..."

"Although personally I believe that we could do slightly better by saving more paper..."

"I have never worked anywhere where I have felt so much support and encouragement..."

"ThoughtWorks actively seeks to be diverse. We're building software products for all..."

"I feel that good work and active positioning in the company will always be seen and..."

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

"I think individual experience will vary a lot in a company like this, depending on..."

"Pluses include: working with very clever, interesting people; the community is great,..."

"I would have liked some further engagement with graduates after the initial training..."

"We were named the best tech company for women at the Grace Hopper convention last..."

"Trusting and non-hierarchical."

"ThoughtWorks sponsored Hack Manchester and had a team - I took one look at the way..."

"If you are a graduate the first step in TW is to join ThoughtWorks University in..."

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

"I have found that not all the graduates coming back from ThoughtWorks University..."

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