Guidewire
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www.guidewire.com Foster City, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsOne of the best companies I've ever worked for in the Bay Area. They know how to treat people hence employees. The vibe at work is a niche.

ConsHaven't run into any yet. Been here over 5 years.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Product, Bad Services Management

    Senior Implementation Architect (Former Employee)
    Foster City, CA

    I worked at Guidewire full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Product: As many have attested the product is second to none in the insurance industry. It is an "ecosystem" in its own right. Hence,… Cons: I was a true believer of these fore-mentioned values and that all the organization is moving forward based on these values. Unfortunately, the manner… Advice to Senior Management: Next set of layoffs (which I hope you never have to do) conduct them performance based. If this last… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    4 people found this helpful  

    Smart employees; Somewhat arrogant professional services management; very limited career growth

    Professional Services (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Guidewire full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The CEO is a brilliant individual with a sharp focus. This is evident from the company weathering the .com bust and producing, maintaining and enhancing… Cons: The professional services management looks like a lodge club with some plainly obvious arrogance in communication. Majority of the people managers have no previous managerial… Advice to Senior Management: Avoid corporate hubris especially in professional services. Provide transparency on career paths… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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