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Happy work makes forget the radiation

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Current Employee - Technical Demonstration Consultant  in  Tokyo (Japan)
Current Employee - Technical Demonstration Consultant in Tokyo (Japan)

I have been working at Guidewire

Pros

It is one of the very few real US style IT company in Japan.
I have the new platform to upgrade myself and end up the slow decision and endless vain overwork.

Cons

It should not be regarded as cons.
But the long time Japan style work really makes me hard to live a competent life here

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need more team play and more improvement chance

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    What You See is What You Get

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    Current Employee - Professional Services
    Current Employee - Professional Services

    I have been working at Guidewire

    Pros

    - Allowed to do what I am best at and to discuss alternatives to working on things that I am less skilled at doing
    - Strong career prospects in the industry, consulting, and at Guidewire
    - Never fail to admire the senior managers for their fairness, their competence, and hard work - I can count on them to do the right thing (even small things that I wasn't expecting)
    - I believe in what we do and what we offer is a fair and hardy product for the industry we serve; since we don't try to be everything to everyone, we achieve what we set out to do

    Cons

    - There aren't enough hours in the day to get done what need to get done, globally
    - Sometimes it feels like there is zero margin for error but there aren't a lot of mulligans for performance...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The managers are outstanding in Professional Services so not so much. We get a lot of recognition for a good job. It is just very hard to be a true, small, multinational company when you cover 7 time zones...

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Guidewire has a great culture of talented resources collaborating toward product, project and company successes.

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    Current Employee - Implementation Architect
    Current Employee - Implementation Architect

    I have been working at Guidewire

    Pros

    Excellent company with an open culture. Everybody can talk to the CEO. Colleague help each others.

    Cons

    Consultants have to travel a lot.

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