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8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2014)
"Relevant, encouraging, interesting."
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...

"The best advice I can give is to revise coding skills and research the company."

"Strong emphasis on learning, teamwork, cooperation. SQS has good structures in place..."

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

"A flexi-time system is in operation which allows employees to start work any time..."

"Salaries are very competitive and are in line with what I would expect for the level..."

"Perks include free tickets to events at Croke Park; good company events; pension..."

"The application process was quite detailed and very well organised. It was very enjoyable..."

"My interviewer wanted to know if I had studied software testing in college, what..."

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

"There is a set career manager system that could be improved (it's being reviewed..."

"SQS is very diverse in terms of culture. Non-nationals, people from the LGBT community..."

"There is one promotion possibility a year. Once you put in the hard work and give..."

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

"My day-to-day tasks vary but largely I am in charge of my own tasks and ensuring..."

"Structured career path, focus on training and development, strong support networ..."

"Sometimes hard work can go unnoticed as you do not work at the same premises as the..."

"SQS was started in 1982 in Cologne - Germany."

"Relevant, encouraging, interesting."

"SQS offers lots of opportunities to work in different areas and industries."

"The graduate programme starts with a three-week training course in Durban, South..."

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

"The company should give graduates the chance to take responsibility and control in..."

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