Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated August 27, 2015
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies (in 586 reviews)

  • Work-Life balance(depending on type of project/client/teams) (in 536 reviews)

Cons
  • office culture poor perks no work life balance (in 365 reviews)

  • No work life balance (In Some Projects) (in 83 reviews)

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  1. associate director

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    this is a consulting company. so there are lot of jobs inside the company. They key is to identify the good job for you. You can travel across the world, see lot of places, mingle with lot of cultures

    Cons

    No work life balance. you will feel as a slave No good salary. They will try to cut down to make profit. The only way to get a good salary is when you join and negotiate

    Advice to Management

    Provide employees with work life balance give good salary to existing companies


  2. Manager

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    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Big Company more clients more employees

    Cons

    Less Strategy Less package


  3. Associate Director

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Teaneck, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    has some great teams to work with ; long term onsite opportunities

    Cons

    management that does not recognize real performance

    Advice to Management

    redefine your performance and promotion process


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  5. Ok Employer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They have a very good business volume. National and international business presence

    Cons

    Middle Management can be treacherously unimaginative and many times demonstrate a willingness to break from ethical behaviors Don't expect to have work-life balance if you want any type of growth. Don't expect a career if you have to be billable

    Advice to Management

    increasing revenue is possible (when was the last time one of the officers met with your onsite team members? If you do, you'll earn their respect and get some good ideas, if they can get some credit for the same) 40% CP is going to lose some of our core customers You push for any more cost efficiency, your going to beat down innovation not encourage it


  6. Not worth the hype

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Good health care. Good at immigration related work

    Cons

    Low base pay for employees below managers. Huge organization with no proper process or work motivation. Very poor bonus and appraisal systems. inverted pyramid structure.


  7. Senior Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Global Mobility opportunities after first few years

    Cons

    Too focused on growth and profitability rather than customer impact and innovation, while marketing campaigns do project that focus operationally thats hardly the case

    Advice to Management

    Become more Employee and Customer focus


  8. Good only for director plus

    Current Employee - Account Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good for work life balance. Relatively less job pressure. ESOP gives good return . Management talks nicely with every one

    Cons

    Miserable pay. No value given to levels below director. Only director and above are paid handsomely. 401k match just 50%. Insurance premiums are really high.

    Advice to Management

    They give good guan on industry trends.. That's all


  9. No one care for Achievers!!!

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate
    Current Employee - Senior Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Haven't seen any.Only pro is you will get Salary on time.

    Cons

    No one care for Achievers. Basically its a consulting company they wants to earn as much as possible from your hard work and in return you will get nothing.

    Advice to Management

    If you want talented individual in your Company then start recognizing them.


  10. Not a good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nothing is good about this company

    Cons

    No work life balance. Middle management not good

    Advice to Management

    Take care of employees otherwise you will loose all good people


  11. Associate

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    Former Employee - Associate - Projects in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Good onsite opportunities.

    Cons

    very little hike. No career development.



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