Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated January 26, 2015
Updated January 26, 2015
6,282 Reviews
3.5
6,282 Reviews
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture, Visa processing is streamline compare to other Indian based company (in 586 reviews)

  • gt; pretty good work-life balance, but still this depends on the project you get (in 536 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 365 reviews)

  • No work -life balance, a training period of one year for freshers (in 83 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    good work environment in company

    Cons

    transparency is less.in company and not enough value of work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Senior Manager

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Has a vision and is a stable company

    Cons

    Appraisal process is a pain

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    satisfactory

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    have better opportunities within the current engagement

    Cons

    keeping up with the current market rates

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  5.  

    Once you get through the hiring process, the company offers great opportunity.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with partnering companies and expand your network.

    Cons

    Very old school mentality and hiring process can take some time. Administrative process needs to improve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation could improve

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    good place to work and hood compensation.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    salary bonus can change projects locations
    pay

    Cons

    promotions hours managers projects 401k

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more efforts required for promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Associate Operation Manager

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Management Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Operations Management Associate in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Good training on cutting edge technologies, great benefits

    Cons

    Leadership team is not up to the mark.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There are lot of intermittent layers which makes you frustrated at work.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Technical Analyst

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    Former Employee - Associate in Beaverton, OR
    Former Employee - Associate in Beaverton, OR

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Good work Culture for new hires

    Cons

    Every project is not a good project

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to work on work-life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Nice company to work with.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Work culture, hr policies, work life balance.

    Cons

    Mid level Employee
    Salaries can be better

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    it is good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    compensasation and benifits are god

    Cons

    promotions are slow and time off policies and vacations are god

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    associate

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good good good good good

    Cons

    partiality towards certian employees who favour the management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be impartial and see the performance of an individual with respect to work and organizational benefits

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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