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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"A progressive company that encourages innovation and supports work/life balance."
  • The atmosphere within the company is pleasant, collaborative and social
  • There are a wide range of learning opportunities to aid graduates' development
  • Work is interesting and varied as each new project presents its own unique challenges
  • Hours are flexible and maintaining a decent work/life balance is encouraged
  • Working to a customer schedule can result in a frustrating number of delays to each project
  • Guidewire's rapid expansion may put a strain on its close-knit culture
  • Though necessary, the training process at Guidewire is long and difficult
  • Working with external companies can lead to some bureaucracy
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What insiders say about...

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"In my experience, the pay and bonuses are highly competitive."

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"There are recycling bins in the kitchen and a bike to work programme."

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"The social environment, the office, the tools provided by the company."

"The company is rapidly growing in size which means we are losing some of the culture...."

"In 2012 only 12 people worked in the Irish office. In January 2015 over 150 worked..."

"Focused on employee and customer success, and developing high quality products."

"I chose to apply based on a word of mouth recommendation. I knew a guy working here..."

"Formal training really sets you up for client interaction but it is a difficult and..."

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