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4.3
79%
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90%
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Equal Experts Co-CEO  Thomas Granier
Thomas Granier
80 Ratings
Pros
  • "Company supports good work life balance(in 31 reviews)

  • "Definitely not like your typical consultancy(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "They paid a bit less than some of the other consultancies engaged with the client but this is a minor grumble since the EE day rate is decent(in 29 reviews)

  • "Slight growing pains as the company has become more successful and has opened new offices around the world(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      this is very good company

      Jun 9, 2021 - Software Engineer in Melbourne, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      this is very good company

      Cons

      pay can be higher much higher

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Company

      Jul 17, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great work culture, good working environment

      Cons

      schedule and management, salary

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Your experience at Equal Experts will depend on the team you join

      Jul 8, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Cape Town
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are some knowledgeable people. They don't compromise on hardware, expect a high spec machine. They pay better than a lot of companies in South Africa. They try to stick to their values.

      Cons

      It's a typical body shop(although they will deny this and pretend not to be one), so your experience is dependent on which team you join. Not all teams are equal. Some teams are horrible and management is not going to help you with a team change. Management is not the most knowledgeable. Questionable appointments. They appointed a top level after a well liked and influential individual left to avoid panic among employees. The new adds no value and has no clearly defined roles and responsibilities. All he does is hold useless code pairing sessions yet he has no clue of the domain and the technologies in use.

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      Equal Experts Response

      Acting Business Unit Lead

      Thank you for your comments. As a learning organization, we take all comments and input seriously and strive to learn lessons and improve. We do engage differently from resource augmentation consultancies but understand that people may not be happy on a team for whatever reason. Should that happen, I would urge you to discuss this with your engagement manager or business unit lead. We will craft a plan to address the problem together and do everything possible to expedite the solution. Great talent is in short supply, and it makes no sense to push people out of the door. The Head of Engineering role is new to Equal Experts and has been fleshed out over the last quarter. I understand that the responsibilities may not have been clear to everyone. We will communicate those clearly in future.

    4. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Company is losing its shine

      Jun 18, 2021 - Software Developer in Cape Town
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      1. Good salary. 2. Most of their clients use exciting technologies. 3. There are some people that still believe in the EE values. These are a joy to work with.

      Cons

      1. Most of the teams don't use commonly used technologies which could disadvantage you when you look for a new job. 2. Politics. There is a lot of backstabbing between EE employees. Although they claim to have a flat structure, this is not true. There is a structure. Because you are not reporting directly to someone, they set someone to spy on you. This could all be avoided by a proper structure. 3. Management in S.A are clueless.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company , Great people

      Jul 5, 2021 - Software Engineer in Pune
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Best place to start your career if you are a fresher - You'll learn a lot about software development overall and not just coding - Amazing peers - Very fun and productive environment

      Cons

      Nothing to mention as such.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best company I've worked for

      Apr 21, 2021 - Operability Engineer in Cape Town
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      I'm not the review leaving type, but can honestly say I've found EE to be the best company I've worked for in my 11 years of being in the industry. They really eat their own dog food and stick to their values. Its a flat structure so not for the folks who needs tons of guidance from a manager, you pretty much have to manage yourself for the most part, thats not saying you can't talk or seek advice from people as I've found everyone to be really friendly open to be approached. Its the power of the network!

      Cons

      Not much I can think of thats particular to EE. It is a consultancy which means you can sometimes end up at clients and be exposed to less than ideal cultures. EE wont leave you somewhere your not happy though.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jun 23, 2021 - Software Engineer in Cape Town
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Flat structure, incredible colleagues, great clients, innovative solutions

      Cons

      Remote working tends to silo teams and teams working on a single client, from other teams and other client's teams

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great People

      Jul 8, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Lisbon
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Salary, schedule, work from home

      Cons

      When I've started with was a great delivery company, preaching with the best techniques , now it was transformed into a simple consultancy

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Best company I've worked for

      Jan 22, 2021 - Software Consultant in Manchester, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Very varied projects - Work with some of the best and most experienced people in the industry - A lot of support from the Equal Experts network - Not afraid of 'costs' e.g. if you want to book a conference - book the conference - no need to go through months of applications. - Creates a strong learning environment - Good benefits package - Very transparent company leadership

      Cons

      - The career ladder as an employee can seem quite poor compared to traditional companies as there's no growth in titles - it may take some people a while to get used to the growth being via experience, skills, responsibilities and money rather than title - this is both a pro and a con though. - Salary reviews aren't a discussion they're a letter left in the HR tool - this doesn't feel like a good process and leaves some people feeling un-appreciated especially if the review doesn't have an increase.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Amazing culture

      Jun 7, 2021 - Senior Technical Recruiter in Cape Town
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      No Manager Flexi time Amazing Work life balance Very high bar

      Cons

      None at all Very high technical bar

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