Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in Chicago, IL

Updated Jun 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 80 reviews

93% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(57 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies(in 496 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies(in 415 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into(in 288 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls(in 64 reviews)

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    Good

    Associate Director (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsStrong management, good work life balance

    ConsPay and promotion cycle needs revision

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Growth

    Senior QA Analyst (Current Employee) Deerfield, IL

    ProsGrowth appreciable for the new joinees

    ConsLooking for a better growth out of this company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Provides Opporunities

    Account Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsGives freedom and provides good exposure.

    ConsOnly work no life. Too aggressive for growth leading to undue pressure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good career growth

    Senior Architect (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsLot of career options, stability and comptetive salary. Flexibility on choosing technology or management path.

    Consless focus on development and training. Only focus on revevnue - less intra department movement.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on internal training and transparency

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company for beginners, a lot of room to grow

    Senior Associate (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsGood benefits, lot of opportunities to learn, very good clients

    Consdirty politics, late night working hours

    Advice to Senior Management360 degree appraisal might be helpful

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Working Experience

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsOpen communications
    Good growth opportunities
    Liberty to choose assignments

    ConsLess Payscale compared to the market
    Sticking long will put you on a lower band of the pay scale when compared to new joinees

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould have better employee retaining strategy

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    Ok company to work for

    Senior Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsWork life balance is good , growth depends on one's hardwork nothing will come easy,but if you are hardworking and smart you can grow fast

    ConsCompensastion is mediocre and benefits are below par espesically after company strengh has increased , too many employees hence lesser benefits.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPut more stress on delivery

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    great place to work, enhance knowledge

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    Prosgood work culture, openness , good core project

    Conswork load, coordination with different groups

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good experience

    Associate (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsIf you are good technically then you can grow vertically.

    ConsSalary increments might not be same as others

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Employer to work for in US

    Manager (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsEmployee friendly, open to ideas, smart senior leadership

    Consbad work life balance, too much co-ordination with offshore

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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