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8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2014)
"Innovative, forward-thinking and ambitious."
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...

"Be honest about your ability. There is no harm brushing up on your skills that you..."

"SQS has a very open, friendly and supportive culture. Questions are welcomed and..."

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

"I work a 40 hour week (9:00am - 5:30/6:00pm). Flexibility depends on the client site..."

"My pay is not huge but for a graduate salary it is good. There are billable bonuses,..."

"There are a lot of free nights out. We also have travel expenses, lunches, dinners,..."

"There was an all day assessment that involved a verbal, numerical, spatial and technical..."

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

"The company runs a bike to work scheme is popular."

"Managers are all very accessible. In fact, the MD invites questions and queries to..."

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

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

"Corporate social responsibility is an area which SQS needs to work on and I believe..."

"My work involves writing and executing test cases; reporting on test execution progress,..."

"A friendly workforce. You are given opportunities to learn and grow your career."

"Sometimes there isn't enough direction given to newer graduates, (however they are..."

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

"Relevant, encouraging, interesting."

"I chose SQS because it has a global profile, offers good training and is a growing..."

"The training programmes are excellent and offer a wide range in technical, certified..."

"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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