ThoughtWorks Overview

  • Chicago, IL
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1993
  • Company - Private
  • IT Services
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Founded over 25 years ago, we’ve grown from a small team in Chicago to a leading global software consultancy of more than 7000 employees. With our roots in custom systems and agile software delivery, we’re at the forefront of defining the tech principles used by some of the ...
Mission: Our mission is to create an extraordinary impact on the world through our culture and technology excellence.

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7 Jan 2021


Wondering what to expect from a virtual interview process? ThoughtWorks recruiters share their advice on how to prepare for before, during and after your interview process.


It's clear that 2021 will [hopefully] bring about a gradual return to normalcy. However the future of work remains uncertain. When will offices fully reopen? Will more organizations adopt remote working or hybrid models? In the meantime, on a micro level, how can candidates prepare for a 100% virtual interview process?

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8 Oct 2020

All careers have their struggles and wins, but what's it like to experience setbacks, imposter syndrome and milestones as a leader? We sat down with some of our most senior leaders at ThoughtWorks to hear more about their journeys.

ThoughtWorks - Why Work With Us?

We aim to foster a vibrant community of diverse and passionate technologists. We believe that cultivating an inclusive work environment stimulates open curiosity, promotes courage and helps us be a better partner to our clients. Here’s what you’ll find in every ThoughtWorks office around the world: 

  • Building software is a social activity done by teams of brilliant and motivated people, not a mechanistic process. You’ll work on autonomous, cross-functional teams focused on delivering value early and greater business impact overall.  
  • We believe that when we help others grow, we grow ourselves. Our culture of collective learning is built on seeking out and nurturing potential, sharing lessons learned and knowledge earned, and celebrating the steps we see our colleagues take on their growth journeys.

We genuinely hire nice, honest, smart people. During our interview process, you’ll find that we focus more on aptitude and attitude as opposed to what's on your resume or CV. Learn more about our approach to hiring.

ThoughtWorks Reviews

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"Great company to work for"

Current Employee - Software Development Consultant in Sydney

I have been working at ThoughtWorks full-time for more than a year


ThoughtWorks provides great experience. The people you work with are friendly and very experienced. You can learn a lot of things just by talking to the others around you!


Can be hard to figure out career progression if you’re not self motivated
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Diversity & Inclusion at ThoughtWorks

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Does there seem to be diversity at ThoughtWorks?

...Progressive approach to diversity and inclusion, which is more than just spin....Read More

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ThoughtWorks Interviews

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Applied online45%
Campus Recruiting18%

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    I applied online. I interviewed at ThoughtWorks (Spain)


    En general muy bien explicada desde los mails hasta la entrevista, yo no tenia buen nivel de ingles, por lo que no alcancé la vacante, pero me gustó mucho la empresa.

    Explicanos un poco tu trayectoria

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ThoughtWorks Awards & Accolades

  • Employer of the Year at the 2019 Women in IT Awards in New YorkInformation Age Women in IT Awards2019
  • Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2017- 18 (Australia)Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)2018
  • PoSH Awards by KelpHR - The Exemplary award - ThoughtWorks won the Exemplary award for emerging as winners across all categoriesKelpHR2020
  • Best Company to Work For in ThailandHR Asia2020
  • TW won awards in multiple categories of Diversity Awards 2020 by JobsForHerDivHersity – JobsforHer2020

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What is health insurance like at ThoughtWorks?

...Nice benefits like internet and phone plan allowance, work from home equipment allowance, free annual medical checkup, health insurance, etc...

4 September 2020

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