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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
5,255 Reviews

3.5
5,255 Reviews
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture starting from training to project deliverables (in 501 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 422 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into (in 291 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls (in 65 reviews)

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  1.  

    empowered growth oriented

    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    Pros

    empowered, growth and performance reqard

    Cons

    becoming big and politics creeping in

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Work Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Projects  in  Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Auburn Hills, MI

    Pros

    Flexibility, Training, company values, leadership

    Cons

    Compensation, no growth, over crowded

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please pay at industry standards

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    average company, a typical Indian IT company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects

    Pros

    Stable company, Lots of projects.

    Cons

    dirty politics especially in the lower and middle management level. managers have at associate director and director level have no knowledge. they just hang on to account management roles.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Consulting Experience.

    Current Employee - Manager - Projects  in  Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Manager - Projects in Irving, TX

    Pros

    Leadership. Have more opportunity to learn and different client exposure.

    Cons

    Work-life-balance. Need to change location due to project availability.

  6.  

    Good Opportunities ... Don't expect much Salary

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    Good opportunities. Good Learning. Good onsite oppertunities

    Cons

    Don't expect much salary .....not good

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good Company to start your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate - Projects  in  Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Associate - Projects in Wilmington, DE

    Pros

    Good environment for learning technology and shaping up your career

    Cons

    Compensation needs to be updated. Also the cola component should be made more transparent to the employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Working for last 4 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good work environment and career growth

    Cons

    compensation and increase in salary rate per year is not good

  9.  

    Did not meet expectation at least from the consulting part

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Flexibility to work in different industry verticals. Opportunity for work from home varies from project to project.

    Cons

    Salary and incentive varies greatly between Delivery and Consulting teams for the same level of experience. Not many opportunities for business consulting

  10.  

    Good place to start your career but not so for people who to trying to cash-in

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fantabulous Learning curve.
    Vertical based resources enjoy the perks like party/team outing at least twice based on fund from vertical, though its purely based on how the event is organized by the respective managers tagged to the projects.

    Cons

    Though we perform good, Promotions and appraisal cycles process is ruined due to the presence of large number of employees :(

  11.  

    Good till now

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy to grow
    Lot of projects

    Cons

    Nothing I can think off as of now in last 3 years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing

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