Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
6,026 Reviews
3.5
6,026 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.  

    great Company to work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Recruiting process is not good .but once you are in ,there is nothing much to worry about

    Cons

    No challenging projects and work life balance is not so great

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good work culture but performance evaluation is not good

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    This is a best place to work without any pressure.. Nice work environment.. Many cultural and social activities which enhance the quality of the company

    Cons

    Some projects treat humans like machines

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    The best IT consulting firm in the market

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative culture, flat hierarchy, open dialogue, excellent exec leadership, customer focus

    Cons

    Grew v fast, admin processes catching up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get really really focused on talent development. People are what make the difference.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Very good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    You will learn to work with Team at different locations and between multiple teams . Your programming skills depends on the projects you are in.

    Cons

    Sometimes you dont get project as per your skills.You constantly have to build new skills .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to have promotion cycle at least twice a year .:)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very good mentorship, great working experience, but will make less than other consulting firms.

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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

    Very good experience, receiving mentorship from a number of very experience consultants who enjoy teaching younger resources.

    Cons

    Consultants are extremely qualified but undervalued by clients.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on client perception of business consultants at Cognizant, and prioritize transforming the CBC practice into a tier 1 consulting practice.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    a great company to work with.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    good salary hikes and smart people

    Cons

    sometimes you are pushed to achieve your goals

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work

  8.  

    Outstanding

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Excellent work culture...
    Client focused Organization....

    Cons

    Too many opportunities, keeps you busy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company to work for and with

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Excellent work culture,a very encouraging and motivational atmosphere that makes you strive harder for success. Leadership is very focused, performance review and feedback rounds at end of the year are very productive.

    Cons

    Can't think if anything really. Always felt this is a great place to work. Dream Company for me and hope to find a good match again in the future

  10.  

    Good place to work professionally managed

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant CRM in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Consultant CRM in Boston, MA

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good professional Management
    Great Onsite travel opportunities
    While on client site , level of responsibility assigned is good
    Better among the other large Indian IT companies

    Cons

    None really
    Increments could be better
    At Offshore more work less opportunity
    Onsite being the only route to growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Cognizant is an agile growing company that continues to attract smart people while embracing innovation .

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects

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

    Pros

    Everyone is collaborative and client focused rather than excessively internally focused. As a result you can show your passion and love your job. GREAT CULTURE.

    Cons

    Not a lot of women leaders, but becoming more diverse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    PROMOTE MORE WOMEN INTO EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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