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"Great company"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Thales full-time (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 Management

Need to retain local management.

Other Employee Reviews for Thales

  1. "Very stable workplace with respect and safety for employees."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time (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 Management

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


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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time (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 Management

    more flexibility in working hours and partial work from home policies

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