Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.5 5,035 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(3,610 ratings)

79% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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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    Program Analyst

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood Team, Good environment, best salary for entry level candidates in India, good training schedule

    ConsNone as such. Sometimes the project gets delayed without any specific reason because people just get lazy, but in the end they will get it done, but that will be at the 11th hour

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

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    Employee Friendly

    Test Consultant (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsI am very satisfied with the Organization in opportunities, work-life balance, employee friendly, job security, etc.
    But the pay scale, is not even comparable between the people from lateral entries and the people staying the Organization for very long. so for this reason I am looking for a job change.

    ConsGetting recognized. Since the crowd is very big, it needs lot of effort to to show me as unique and the best.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay scale, is not even comparable between the people from lateral entries and the people staying the Organization for very long. so for this reason I am looking for a job change.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Experience at Cognizant

    Project Manager (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsEmployee oriented, good pay, opportunities to travel and variety of projects. No bound to be tied to a project for n number of years.

    ConsTeam should have more diversity, it will be good for the project and the company as a whole. The HR team need to be more open.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed better diversity in a team

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

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    Great Org to work for!

    Manager Projects (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ

    ProsGood work culture
    Diverse work experience

    ConsOffshore coordination might be a challenge

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

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

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    ERSS

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ

    ProsFlexible home base, Top notch technical exposure, above average compensation

    ConsNeed better HR support in terms of turn around times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdditional perks would be welcome

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

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    Programmer ANalyst

    Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)

    Prosbest place to work, more learning curve,

    Consless salary, not many onsite opportunities

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sr Associate Projects

    Senior Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Minneapolis, MN

    ProsGrowing company, lots of users, high impact work, love my coworkers.

    ConsAs of nothing, need to see

    Advice to Senior ManagementI would recommend this company to a friend

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Manager-Projects

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsChallenging work,career growth,good employee relationship

    ConsChallenging timelines, multiple roles and responbility

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    Cognizant is a very employee friendly company

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsThis company offer you a great opportunities in terms of type of work. The work life balance and the salary is great.

    ConsThe company has very good resources but it need to work on the brand image to get into the consulting space.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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    Amazing workplace to learn consulting & IT across the globe

    Senior Manager - Projects (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsAmazing Work Culture, Employee Friendly, Strong Leadership, Provide opportunity to grow

    ConsWork more like any Big 4 cosulting organization

    Advice to Senior Managementtimeoff policies, salary structure vs external hirings

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

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