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Great company

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Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer  in  Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Training and support, good benefits package, fast-paced dependent on department.

Cons

Becoming very top-level corporate in day to day running

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need to retain local management.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Overall reasonable for a big corporation, as it is fairly stable and moderately challenging

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    Current Employee - Safety Manager  in  Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Pros

    - the work is relatively interesting;
    - medium to slow pace so overly exploitative like other companies
    - good benefits and stability

    Cons

    - a bit too bureaucratic
    - a lot of politics but that is common to all large organizations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more flexibility in working hours and partial work from home policies

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Very stable workplace with respect and safety for employees.

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stable and disciplined work environment.
    Traditional managerial practices.
    Regimented culture with strong defence and security ethos.
    Engineering and R&D oriented.
    Strong compliance to defence and security protocols.

    Cons

    Barriers of communication between divisions or business units.
    Traditional hierarchical managerial structure does not foster innovation.
    Geographical widespread of divisions and workplaces.
    Different IT systems and business processes for each division.
    Many IT legacy systems makes integration difficult and costly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be bold and embrace transformational change.
    Reward innovation and collaboration across divisions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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