Pros: the level of trust that management gave you to do your work, as in no mico management
Cons: very long hours at times, but this was optional
Thomson Reuters is a pretty good place to work for, it has some great people and everyone is very sociable and you get to meet colleagues at all levels.
TR is very diverse and management usually leave you to get on with it and deliver your results but always there to support you should you need a steer.
Hardest part of the job was mid-way in to the – more... project when I put in 15-16 hours per day due to the level of migrations being done and the support I needed to provide to the end user. on the plus side I got to go to NYC twice to lead one part of the migration, this was a huge achievement for me especially since I’ve never done this type of role before and within months I became the lead or the go to person for issue to be resolved.
I had great training from one of my colleagues when I first joined the team and he was an intern and had been doing the role for one year and he provided me with great training for me to be able to take over his role and continue to train others and new members of the team, worked very closely with BA's which also gave me great insight to the software that was being rolled out as well and my own developer to work with. – less