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8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2014)
"Innovation, dynamic, professional."
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 new SQS office is located on North Wall Quay, and had its official opening in..."

"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..."

"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..."

"The questions I was asked were about my experience and education. I was also asked..."

"Consultants are encouraged to follow the green initiatives that are at their client..."

"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..."

"It's a little difficult to get promoted but if it was easy, everyone would do it..."

"I am currently taking part in young enterprise scheme which involves taking classes..."

"My day-to-day work includes analysing requirements, writing and executing tests,..."

"The opportunity to gain experience over several industries."

"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."

"Innovation, dynamic, professional."

"The company's reputation and career opportunities, the variety of work and exposure..."

"Each graduate is placed on an intensive three-week training course in Durban, South..."

"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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