Thales Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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3.7
75%
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91%
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Thales Chairman and CEO Patrice Caine
Patrice Caine
33 Ratings
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  • "Mismanaged by French expats who parachute into Irvine with no knowledge of the IFE industry(in 65 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can be trampled for constant urgencies(in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of room for career development

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.

  2. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Systems Design Specialist in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Thales full-time

    Pros

    -Great people to work with, lots of things to learn

    Cons

    -Some tasks are boring and repetitive.


  3. "Good company to join"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Scheduler in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good balance of life and work

    Cons

    Poor management team, no startegy

  4. "OK to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay. Excellent coworkers. Good Benefits.

    Cons

    Management is too political, needs to listen to/trust engineers more.

  5. "Good Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Infrastructure Design in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There is always something to do.

    Cons

    Work overload. Double the amount of people is needed to complete a task excepted from one individual.

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  6. "Good"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Project Leader in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Thales full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Big company , bonus , stock options , flexibility

    Cons

    Mid level management and above is not diverse at all .

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  7. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Ops Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Thales full-time

    Pros

    Great work env ironment and org culture

    Cons

    Don't have any specific downsides

  8. "Do you really want to work there?"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thales full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Challenging and fast pace environment. Many hard working and dedicated employees.

    Cons

    Very few opportunities for internal promotions/movement within the company. Many internal politics and French influence on how the business is being run (Head office is located in France) - not always in line how the business is conducted in Canada. Limited development opportunities.

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  9. "hardware company"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company has good compensations

    Cons

    The company is very traditional

  10. "A good but not great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Vice President Marketing in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Thales full-time

    Pros

    A learning organization with good professional growth opportunities

    Cons

    the business is run from France with many French expats in Toronto

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