ThoughtWorks

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4 people found this helpful  

Mixed

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

I have been working at ThoughtWorks

Pros

The hiring process is ThoughtWorks' key strength. Everyone in a given project team are competent and motivated. The internal learning community within Thoughtworks is fairly good as well. There are a few terrific people (in every sense of the word) who contribute much more than they are given credit for. If you are lucky enough to work with one of these people, you will learn a lot.

Cons

Too many people are arrogant and cliquey.

Management is increasingly either aloof or narcissistic. Be careful and don't get on their wrong side. Passive agression is a common trait unfortunately.

Thoughtworks is no longer a great place to work at as a developer, unless you want to learn some basic XP. The glory days of cruise control and selenium are long gone. Innovation is considered risky at the consultant level.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get rid of the "Director" status and the associated social contract. It has created a two tier company.

Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Smart people to work with, but no middle position growth

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at ThoughtWorks

    Pros

    Brilliant people to work with.
    Quite friendly upper management people
    Good food inhouse for free
    Open office environment
    New Ideas well accepted.

    Cons

    No proper career growth path
    People lack training
    Arrogant people everywhere
    Though posed as a deomcratic company, but big shot individuals are way more valued than others opinion
    There is no or very less growth at the middle levles of employees.
    less salary than competitors.
    Feedback system sucks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Atleast have some plan for employee growth as an individual. Please donot use brilliant peoples obvious success as company's self sucess in the infrastructure.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent , good people to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Marketing in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at ThoughtWorks

    Pros

    Good work culture
    Good people
    Flexible
    Small size
    Good pay

    Cons

    Handling laterals is a problem
    legacy driven culture
    old timers have big say
    limited opportunities for sales and marketing people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work, invest in sales and marketing and domain expertise.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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