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8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 8 ratings in 2019)
"It is a company with ambitious mission, full of disruptive thinkers..."
Culture
9.0 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
7.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.6 / 10
 
 
Training
8.7 / 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 or China, 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 yourself. We hire for talent, attitude and potential above all. The process..."

"There is a great culture. Everyone is very open and non-judgemental of others. There's..."

"Great office in London with a constant stream of tea and coffee, snacks and sweets...."

"The hours are flexible to an extent - I simply need to work 40 hours in total during..."

"As a grad, I think that the wage is very good. But as you progress, you can quickly..."

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"ThoughtWorks is hands-down the most committed to diversity company that I have ever..."

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

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

"I am a developer and my day-to-day responsibility is being part of a project team,..."

"You are given the freedom to self-teach and be placed on projects that have real..."

"The company has found it difficult to staff graduates on projects during uncertain..."

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"Ethical software excellence!"

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