Thales
3.1 of 5 94 reviews
www.thalesgroup.com Neuilly-sur-Seine, France 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 17, 2014

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Jean-Bernard Lévy

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57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work life balance, Flexi-time, Friendly colleagues"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Good hardworking dedicated people, great benefits, advancement opportunities"
    in 6 reviews
Cons:
  • "bonus seeking senior management"
    in 6 reviews
  • "There are some lack of communication between the business units/companies"
    in 3 reviews
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Great Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat environment and opportunity to have mobilty.
Good professional development

ConsToo many processes in paper

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Working at Thales

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Toulouse (France)

I have been working at Thales full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat social status / job security. Interesting projects and good workplace.

ConsLittle international involvement. Management not reactive enough to international opportunities.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more reactive.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Inter in a Microwave and RF Research laboratory

Test and Development Engineer (Intern) (Former Employee)
Limours (France)

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

Proshighly equipped environment, great amount of knowledge and skilled people on the field, challenging projects

Consnone, it's still one of the best opportunity one can get for a internship

Advice to Senior ManagementI would advise to keep recruiting students from which aren't in the heights of the School ranking in France. Especially in a really technical environment similar to the labs I worked in, practical task are very well handled by student with good practical background.
Despite this, my direct management was really great and I had a really good experience working over there as an Intern

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

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Good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Thales

ProsNo work pressure/ REally nice place too work/
Good salary
nice place
nice people
good career scope
Better opportunities to grow

ConsNothing
Did not find anything wrong with the company as of now

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Thales Australia - Great CEO, Great people and flexible work options

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Sydney (Australia)

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

ProsExcellent business performance, inspirational CEO, really good flexible work arrangements and benefits, great people & culture.

ConsAs an international company, you are dealing with international time differences.

Advice to Senior ManagementCommunication is key.

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

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Geting Better

Worker (Current Employee)
Arlington, VA

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

ProsRecent management changes have made a huge differences, a good spirit, good people

ConsI can't really think of anything negative. There used to be poor performers around but the company has dealt with those people recently.

Advice to Senior ManagementHopefully management will keep making positive changes

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

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Great innovative culture

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Thales full-time

ProsVery dynamic engineering, with emphasis on innovation and systemic project management.

ConsNot much on these, maybe the same dynamic aspect can drive sometime to un-managed change.

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

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Internship

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Thales as an intern for less than a year

ProsSupport from all the engineering department

ConsReally long commute, away from everything.

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Good benefits, Great place to work!

Engineer (Current Employee)
Irvine, CA

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

ProsGood hardworking dedicated people, great benefits, advancement opportunities

ConsSometimes, it gets too political among other departments.

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

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how to become Pro

Field Engineer (Former Employee)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

I worked at Thales as a contractor for more than a year

ProsEarn a lot of experience

Consthe one who sit on higher position is not cooperative

Advice to Senior Managementplease share some knowledge for those in rank and file

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

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