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Get the Inside Buzz on SQS Group

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2014)
"A growing, change-embracing company with an enthusiastic and committed workforce."
Pros: 
  • SQS strongly encourages graduates to take lots of training courses
  • Graduates are on a structured career path with lots of support
  • Great exposure to a wide range of companies and industries
  • When working in the main office, the atmosphere is friendly and supportive
Cons: 
  • You don't get to know the location of your next project in advance
  • Not many chances to get to know colleagues who work on other client sites
  • New graduates could probably use a little more direction
  • Could be more opportunities to take on extra responsibility
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.0 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
7.0 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
CSR
7.0 / 10
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Research the company before applying, as well as what is involved in software testing...."

"There is no problem to chat and enjoy ourselves in work as long as we still get work..."

"The office is located in the city centre with limited parking space so public transport..."

"SQS business is a project driven company. This means there is always a deadline...."

"If you work hard within the company and take part in giving back to the company you..."

"Perks include health insurance, pension contribution and travel expenses to client's..."

"For a graduate assessment day you will be assessed for a full day. The day enables..."

"I was asked about my strengths and weaknesses, how well I work with people and what..."

"SQS has all of its information online, with a view to eliminate unnecessary printing,..."

"In my experience all mentors and management are very approachable and are always..."

"SQS is currently only 25% women however this is something it is looking to increase...."

"Graduates are marked against a 'graduate scorecard' which measures their progress..."

"I have been involved in the Junior Achievement Initiative where members of our staff..."

"I test software for clients. It can be very hard and demanding or challenging at..."

"The many opportunities for growth and to up-skill with more training which is actively..."

"Often you only get to know people that you work on-site with rather than people in..."

"SQS send their graduates to train in South Africa for three weeks before they st..."

"Relevant, encouraging, interesting."

"I chose SQS as it offers the chance to keep moving around different companies and..."

"Industry-recognised certification courses are available as SQS run these as a training..."

"I am not sure. SQS advertise their positions on the net. They are open for anyone..."

"All new grads spend three weeks in South Africa, I would like to see an extra week..."

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