Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
Updated January 22, 2015
6,271 Reviews
3.5
6,271 Reviews
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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 Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager, Projects in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager, Projects in New York, NY

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Excellent career opportunity and was great to work. Some of my best friends are from here.

    Cons

    Navigating the leadership is sometimes a challenge

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Wonderful company to work for

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

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good benefits . HR and related infrastructure is very good .

    Cons

    None , other than if the projects are short termed there may be frequent relocations

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Cognizant is good

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Lets you choose your own destiny
    You can grow very fast
    Does GC

    Cons

    Too much of work
    Makes you travel too often

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  5.  

    Programmer Analyst

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

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

    Pros

    Good working environment, excellent managers, nice team member,very supportive manager

    Cons

    Location was a constraint for many

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to Work

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

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

    Pros

    Good work/life balance .

    Cons

    Good ambience to work more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Wonderful

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

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Employee friendly. Amazing place to work at.

    Cons

    No cons as of now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue the great work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Pros

    Very good company to work with.

    Cons

    Package for freshers is normal

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    great Company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  10.  

    Good work culture but performance evaluation is not good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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
  11.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Very good company in all aspects

    Cons

    Immigration team is weak and they goof up if you are on H1

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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