What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
Good starting salary,
Good training opportunities,
Colleagues that want to help you,
Flexible working is encouraged,
Generous expenses policy.
Work/life balance can depend on the client and their flexible working policies,
Travel - typically away from home Mon-Thurs and work from home Friday
It's a big company, so there's a bit of bureaucracy
Roles available depend on current client needs, so you may end up in a role you don't enjoy for up to 6 months
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £29,000 - £31,000
Current salary: £29,000 - £31,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Be honest about your level of programming experience, they're looking for someone with the characteristics they want to develop into a software developer, not being a computer science graduate will not be a disadvantage in your interview.
Do you have any interview tips?
Understand Capgemini's business model and competitors, keep an eye on the time in the assessment centre exercises, and there's no right answer in the exercises, as long as you can justify it.
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