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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2016)
"Talented people, positive atmosphere, rapid professional development, social responsibility."
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
 

What insiders say about...

"I think that candidates should research the company, especially the three pillar..."

"I would argue that there is a flat hierarchy here - leadership team and titles denote..."

"The office is spacious, located in a nice area, but nothing too special or impressive...."

"We work 9.00 am – 6.00 pm, which is quite long for technical work and can be quite..."

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

"We have a personal development budget which can be spent on anything to help to improve..."

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

"I was asked to identify why I wanted to work at ThoughtWorks and how I heard about..."

"We are actually in the process of trying to be more green, but consultancy requires..."

"I have found that ThoughtWorks management are generally very accessible, and take..."

"We are the only tech company I know of that strives for a 50:50 gender ratio, which..."

"There aren't really 'ranks', and the shape of people's careers varies enormously..."

"I have the impression that any suggestions in this space would be taken seriously,..."

"I develop software in small and agile teams. We're often working in pairs so social..."

"There are genuinely nice people here, who are smart and open-minded."

"Some jobs can require a lot of travel time."

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

"A highly rewarding place to work, with a great atmosphere, and many opportunities..."

"I was drawn to the company's emphasis on social and economic justice, and their reputation..."

"The best training you can get is to do the real work. ThoughtWorks has been absolutely..."

"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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