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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 7 THQ Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.0
People You Work With
4.7
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.3
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Information Systems Manager
in Carlsbad, CA

"Allowed me to serve users from diverse environments providing the best service."

What do you like about working at THQ?

"The users I supported were all from diverse environments. They expected great support and I delivered that support and more."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The studios are no longer in business due to THQ Inc. cut backs and layoffs."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Was not able to have vacations longer that 4 to 5 days. Vacations had to occur on holidays to enable me to extend my time. Managers seemed to no understand that without the hardware the software was not going to do it s job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To better understand that the services IT performed made each users job easier."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Quality Assurance Specialist
in Agoura Hills, CA

"Wonderful experience!"

What do you like about working at THQ?

"Great atmosphere, rewarding work. Awesome co-workers with a united vision."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be flexible and realize that there is a LOT of mandatory overtime at THQ."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Bad decisions by CEO that cost the company thousands of jobs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have a broader vision for the future while preparing for worst-case-scenario situations."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

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THQ (15)

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2.1 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Verifi (6)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (10,404)
Assistant Project Manager
in Agoura, CA

What do you like about working at THQ?

"I gained valuable knowledge and experience working at this company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This company appears to be heading in the right direction. This company has huge potential."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Unstable business and industry led to multiple rounds of layoffs including my own."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Do the best you can to hire the right people in key areas for success."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Facilities Manager
in Calabasas, CA

"It was a temp job, The facilities manager had cancer"

What do you like about working at THQ?

"All the support you got from the people at THQ,"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would have stay there, but the facilities manager recover from his cancer.. good thing."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"New things every day, always something to do there, new projects."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing, that was their world head office, and management did everything right."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average THQ Ratings in the Past 2 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $4
Principal Artist
in Phoenix, AZ

"10+ years of fun & games"

What do you like about working at THQ?

"Creative production with in house cutting edge technological tool development"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask questions that require clear unambiguous answers, invest your time in research"

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Stifling and uninspiring management, and unresponsive leaders, lack of clear direction"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make clear decisions, listen to lead members of the teams"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Mailroom Clerk
in Agoura Hills, CA

What do you like about working at THQ?

"I liked working with the development teams on special projects. I pursued all the opportunities I could to work with other departments."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I don't really have any advice for people applying at THQ. They are currently in a hiring freeze due to downsizing."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"I was never given the opportunity to move up within the company that I was told I would have when I was hired."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The CEO and board of directors needs to change their paradigm and put a greater focus on the product and the employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Test Lead
in Agoura Hills, CA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
QA Tester
in Agoura Hills, CA

"Not a very good place to be for long term."

What do you like about working at THQ?

"Fun environment"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would not suggest to work for this company if you're looking for a stable job."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Most of the workforce was hired as temps and laid off frequently creating a revolving door mood."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To keep the good and dedicated employee rather than laying off everyone who deserves a raise after a year."

VP of Legal Affairs
in Agoura Hills, CA

"THQ used to be an amazing place to work but has undergone significant change."

What do you like about working at THQ?

"Technology and product development is fun and exciting."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"The constant management turn over."

Associate Producer
in Agoura Hills, CA

"THQ Wireless helped me along the process of learning about the industry."

What do you like about working at THQ?

"I did really enjoy working with people from all over the world."

Senior Global Marketing Research Manager
in Agoura Hills, CA

"Never considered leaving THQ when I worked there."

What do you like about working at THQ?

"Market and marketing research highly respected and used. Family atmospere, yet competitive. Performance-based reward and promotion."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Was not as stable as I was let to believe."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep employees more well informed of company plans and status."

Executive Assistant
in Agoura, CA

"Great place to work!"

What do you like about working at THQ?

"Working in the entertainment industry taught me how to deal with various personalities in a professional manner. Celebrities, and those in the entertainment world, are a unique set of individuals complete with their own codes of conduct."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"Very little; I enjoyed my time at THQ very much."

Accounts Payable Specialist
in Calabasas, CA

What do you like about working at THQ?

"The Wireless dept was just beginning when I worked there but the people who work in Wireless seemed happy"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself"

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"The company wasn't as fun to work there like when I started"

Software QA Analyst
in Calabasas, CA

"Temporary employee"

What do you like about working at THQ?

"I enjoyed learning about the software development lifecycle."

What don't you like about working at THQ?

"I did not enjoy the type of work being done primarily because I did not feel challenged by it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I have no suggestions about the job experience."

QA Tester
in Agoura Hills, CA

"Fun atmosphere with long hours."

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