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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."
Pros: 
  • 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
Cons: 
  • 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
Culture
9.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.2 / 10
 
Salary
6.9 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
CSR
7.6 / 10
 
Training
7.6 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Before the interview, practice some basic coding questions, and some HR style qu..."

"Attitudes are very positive in the company. In the office we promote knowledge sharing..."

"Good office space, with very good equipment. Dress code is business casual so there..."

"The company is very flexible. I've worked from home a few days while training/not..."

"Pay scheme is good but progression at the higher levels is less clear. Emphasis is..."

"Perks include the pension, health insurance, social events and refreshments."

"I went through a total of six interviews: one telephone interview with the Director..."

"I was asked questions of a technical nature, as well as ones about my experience..."

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

"All levels of management are very approachable and are always willing to help you...."

"The company is quite multinational, with people from all over the world working here...."

"Your career progression depends a little bit on your project assignments. If you..."

"There was a health day recently organised by the company, as well as social activities..."

"My role requires me to do implementation work when configuring our products to our..."

"Friendly, helpful people good working environment with free coffee/snacks."

"I feel there can be a lack of a clear vision in the company as a whole."

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

"Honest, Trustworthy and Customer-focused."

"The interview process assured me that they only hire quality applicants, while the..."

"Training is long and challenging. Certification is required and there are tests/presentations..."

"There's a free bus service and when I first joined I had financial aid mentioned..."

"I think there should be dedicated training on conducting yourself with customers..."

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