ThoughtWorks

Get the inside buzz from graduates at ThoughtWorks

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"A modern and liberal company."
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...

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

"ThoughtWorks is a very flat organisation. For example, (most) people don't have a..."

"The London office can get crowded and some of the rooms can be quite stuffy. This..."

"I work 40 hours per week on work for my clients and there is not much pressure to..."

"I am quite happy with the salary, there is also immense help from the company if..."

"In terms of perks the firm offers a pension, healthcare, paternity leave, childcare..."

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

"I was asked to talk about a social issue that I really cared about and to talk about..."

"As much as possible is recycled in ThoughtWorks offices, and public transport is..."

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

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

"You move up more on skill than merit, which makes it possible to move up the ranks..."

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

"As a developer, most of my time is spent pairing with other developers to write code,..."

"The company has great people, very good learning opportunities with creative and..."

"I feel that the salary is a little behind other graduate opportunities."

"We get desk beers."

"It is a company with ambitious mission, full of disruptive thinkers that want to..."

"To me ThoughtWorks seemed like a company that really cared about its employees, and..."

"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,..."

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

Remember to mention TARGETjobs when contacting employers!

Top