GFI Informatique
3.1 of 5 12 reviews
www.gfi.fr Paris, France 5000+ Employees

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GFI Informatique President Vincent Rouaix

Vincent Rouaix


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    Senior Software Developer (Former Employee)
    Cairo (Egypt)

    Prosgood friends and good mangers relation

    Conswork in university education managment

    Advice to Senior Managementtake care of your employee

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Disappointed review

    Project Leader (Current Employee)
    Toulouse (France)

    ProsIt is a very conservative company with sympathetic people and sometimes, some interesting projects. Great place if you don't want too invest too much in your day work.

    ConsThe business is done with a very conservative attitude. Decisions are taken only when the risk has disappeared, that is almost always too late.
    The great projects are spoiled by incompetent people that are in charge.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe management should take a greater care of the employees, and truely reward according to the effort, not only the sales persons.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Recruted during a mission

    Production Engineer (Current Employee)
    Paris (France)

    ProsDirect managers nice, talkative and open-minded

    Consheterogeneous group, each division is a stand-alone business unit

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

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    It's an outsourcing company, what would You expect?

    Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Sophia Antipolis (France)

    ProsIt's an outsourcing company with all it's ups and downs. Pay would always arrive on time. Some nice people worked there in Sophia Antipolis (not among managers sadly), and at some point they had a really good agency director. These days it's just a company like any other in this business I guess. Not any better, not much worse either. On the upside I could probably mention that they really used to help foreigners a lot in moving their lives to France.

    ConsIt's an outsourcing firm so they'll promise you silver mountains to have You sign the contract. See some episodes of "42'ème etage" to understand how they roll in France. All true. Once You're on CDI You have 3 months notice period straight away, and You likey won't even see your salary follow inflation, let alone show some real signs of increase. Also, in no way does your salary depend on Your work's results or customer's feedback. Forget bonuses and other things outside basic pay, you may get a gift for Christmas though... in the price range of 50 euros.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    I do not bother them and they do not bother me

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Sophia Antipolis (France)

    ProsA good job for lazy people, with kids or before retirement. If you do not expect to much it should be ok.

    ConsLack of trainings. Extremely difficult to get a rise. And is not related to your performance. Company do not understand it's employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Small agency, small teams, few rewarding missions but nice people

    Lead Developer (Former Employee)
    Aix-en-Provence (France)

    Pros- Small teams and small projects can be a benefit in some ways, don't have pressure
    - Being in Agency of Aix en Provence which is a nice location
    - Management is ok with you

    Cons- Short term missions, have to switch quite often from technologies
    - Not a lot of contracts, always with the same clients

    Advice to Senior Management- If you want to keep people, raise their salary or try to boost your missions

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good if you like laying arround

    Programmer Analyst (Former Employee)
    Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros- Excellent work/life balance
    - Compensation was above average

    Cons- Lack of training
    - Some under performing colleagues
    - No career path defined

    Advice to Senior Management- Produce a well described career path
    - Give more training
    - Do not put people on projects without previous knowing if they have the required skills

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Pretty good, the company is just too big.

    Consultant (Current Employee)
    Paris (France)

    ProsLots of different clients
    Open to almost all technologies

    ConsToo much consultants. You just feel like an ant sometimes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHelp people evolve.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Average

    Software Developer (Current Employee)

    ProsA lot of varied work. I can't complain about repetition after 3+ years.

    ConsDepends on the projects and clients. It wouldn't surprise me they put you in underestimated projects where in the end you'll be working endless hours including weekends with a ridiculous compensation for it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEstipulate real compensations for those who give up their personal life trying to push the projects forward.

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    satisfied but disappointed

    Programmer (Current Employee)

    Proswide variety of work, professional office, respectful staff, modern office, good base salary, stable middle management. modern equipment, laptops, cell phones, unimpeeded internet access, easy access to transit, close to post secondary institutions, some educational assistance

    Conscomplex work, lack of understanding of work complexity by senior management, poor benefits, language barrier, frequent changes in ownership, long work hours, short vacation time, time sheets, senior management makes workers feel that they are machines there to do a job not as individuals with individual needs and concerns. There are few perks for line staff, no subsidy of sports tickets, no arts programme, maternity limited to what is required by government

    Advice to Senior Managementgive all the employees a sense of ownership, by actually giving them ownership, either directly, or via profit sharing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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