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Make yourself a favour and chose to work for another company. Fun people - Bad management.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at THQ

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Good annual benefits, similar to other big companies.
- Not the worst in terms of advancement possibilities.
- Fun people to work with.

Cons

- Organization is non-existent. Everything is made out of a quick thought.
- Overall bad management.
- Leadership needs to lead.
- Tons of unnecessary overtime.
- Way of thinking is old and surpassed by other companies.
- Overall, it feels that management has no confidence in their employees.
- Suggestions are impossible. You do what you are told. Management feels insulted if you ever come up with a suggestion and will give you no real reason or argument to its thinking when you make more sense than them.
- Bad communication from leads and upper management. You are often left in the dark in many situations.

Advice to Management

-Stop hiring your friends. Hire personal that will get the job done.
-Plan things ahead and not on quick thoughts.
-Spy on other companies' new ways of doing things. THQ feels like it is behind on many levels.
-Have confidence in your employees. Don't limit their capacities.

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  1. Decent development opportunity providing a lot of cool experience.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at THQ

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Given my experience, there were a lot of opportunities to sit down and code out various projects. There was a certain level of autonomy involved as well.

    Cons

    There were times of disorganization. The software engineering process is not very well defined, and could sometimes lead to a redundancy of work.

    Advice to Management

    Work to improve the communication between the product development department, and the management.


  2. A very entertaining workplace brimming with extream talent and a litttle beuracracy.

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

    I have been working at THQ

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Staff, Environment, entertainment, conditions, job satisfaction

    Cons

    corporate interfearance with the developers


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