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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 30 ratings in 2014)
"Focused on employee and customer success, and developing high quality products."
  • 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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