Thomson Reviews

Updated July 31, 2014
Updated July 31, 2014
33 Reviews

3.4
33 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good industrial experience in the plant which encountered financial issues even though at the end it closed down

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst  in  Angers (France)
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Angers (France)

    I worked at Thomson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    At some levels, the management are friendly and easy to access

    Cons

    Internal promotion or development of future manager is not really in place. If it's there, it's unknown.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote or develop future manager internally

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Generally good. Nice working atmosphere

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomson

    Pros

    Good working hours, nice people

    Cons

    Some managers are not good at giving guidance or training their staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to thank staff that are made redundant for their contribution

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    NotNot tnet

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    Former Employee - Technical Director  in  Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Technical Director in Paris (France)

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

    Pros

    it was flexible and if you had a good manager it was a great place to work.

    Cons

    Not a ton of room for growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't try to be all things to all people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    very flexible, office is withing city limits

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    very flexible in terms of timings

    Cons

    too much of politics,no transport for regular shifts

    Doesn't Recommend
  6.  

    Friendly working environment and ideal to learn

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Thomson

    Pros

    Friendly working environment.
    Pretty good benefit package.
    Prompt response and support from line managers.

    Cons

    The relationship among departments is not strong due to large scale.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great people and technology; poor upper management.

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    Former Employee - PMTS
    Former Employee - PMTS

    I worked at Thomson

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits.
    Good people.
    Good autonomy.

    Cons

    Poor upper management.
    Lots of bureaucracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve communications to the rank and file.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    team member job is okay

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    Former Employee - Team Member
    Former Employee - Team Member

    I worked at Thomson

    Pros

    Everyone can work in this company

    Cons

    should improve employee welfare schemes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good Management People must be employed

    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    On a downward spiral

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    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Current Employee - Product Manager

    I have been working at Thomson

    Pros

    Used to be a respected name

    Cons

    Clueless management
    Concentration on the bottom-line, not the work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work to keep the knowledgeable employees, not the "Yes Men"

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    ok

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    Current Employee - N/A
    Current Employee - N/A

    I have been working at Thomson

    Pros

    ok vacation and pto and benfits

    Cons

    concur with others- no opportunities for growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good company to work for with high prospects globally.

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    Former Employee - Business Development  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Development in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Thomson

    Pros

    Flexible working environment, with non-beuraucratic environment - good to be part of a global leading company who demonstrate continued growth in an ever challenging market climate

    Cons

    Headed from the US, localisation of some products and service are necessary for alignment with UK market segments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management were good at maintaining a flat non-hierarchical environment - which worked well in creating a fluid structure of reporting and escalation

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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