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Guidewire really values its employees

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Guidewire

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Really smart, dedicated people
Management actually enables instead of micro-manages
Respect for sustainable work-life balance - no overtime, work from home when necessary
Office culture is young, relaxed and fun - monthly team nerf wars and other fun team events
One of the leaders in applying Agile development techniques to complex, enterprise applications
Customers are happy!

Cons

Not well known yet in the Toronto market
Toronto office is small so not a lot of management opportunities if that is what you are looking for
Insurance industry is not very "sexy"

Advice to Management

Appreciate the continuous flow of information and communication - keep it up!

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    Nice place to work!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Guidewire

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Open working environment, no cubicle walls
     Technology savvy
     People friendly working environment, everyone is willing to help each other
     Potential to go public
     Smart people to work with
     Flexible work hours

    Cons

    boring application domain
     the company is having more hierarchies since it has grown very quickly, though not yet as many as big companies, but need to watch out
    some new middle management are not quite competent
    expensive health care

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on people


  2. Guidewire is a great place to be

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Development Team
    Current Employee - Development Team

    I have been working at Guidewire

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Guidewire is the best place I've worked. The people are passionate about what they do and how they do it. There is very little in the way of politics or bureaucracy. The atmosphere within development and between dev and other teams is friendly and focused on solving problems and making our customers successful.

    Cons

    Some growing pains, though I think the company acknowledges them and has the right attitude toward addressing them.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!


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