Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in United Kingdom

Updated September 16, 2014
Updated September 16, 2014
5,500 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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31 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    my review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager - Projects  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    good vision, competitive environment, growth

    Cons

    heirarchy, appraisal system not mutual

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Customer centric company where people are empowered to take decisions on ground

    Cons

    Slower growth and layers of internal teams makes it difficult to work with.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cognizant has lost the art of being nimble and responsive.Higher company growth is coming at cost of lower salary and promotions for employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    One of the best service based IT companies

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate - Projects  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Associate - Projects in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Policies
    Growth
    Domain spread - wide clientele
    Remuneration

    Cons

    None that I know of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    movements across domains should be made flexible and more depending on resource willingness rather than senior management decision

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Cognizant is one of the better companies to work for.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Architect  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Architect in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Cognizant combines IT services offerings with a lot of consulting services that makes it unique.

    Cons

    A typical challenge of moving jobs consistently as requirements from clients comes up. But its normal for any services and consulting organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bit more visible interactions with ranks and files of the company.
    Uniform life assurance policy, specially in the UK.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Account Manager  in  Macclesfield, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Account Manager in Macclesfield, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Below are the pros of working with Cognizant
    Opportunities
    Leadership
    Work culture
    Location
    Ambition
    All else seems ok

    Cons

    Below are the cons of working with Cognizant
    Diversity
    Salary
    All else seems ok

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to focus on training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Experience has been very good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Partner  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Client Partner in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Employee friendly work environment and varied opportunities for growth

    Cons

    None significant that need to be mentioned

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Positive experience .. good people to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Senior leadership commands respect within & outside the organisation. Compensation & benefits are in-line with the industry standards .. very good training opportunities offered throughout the year

    Cons

    Should increase organisation visibility in Europe & UK markets

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Architect

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Architect  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Architect in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities for Learning in both technology and across lots of industry verticals.
    Flexibility in exploring various roles and responsibilities. Working in a new domain.

    Cons

    Too many levels of hierarchy. Career growth is stagnant.
    Less avenues for professional growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Fast paced

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Innovation and independence and key to cognizant and to their culture. This allows you to be creative and have the full backing of senior leadership.

    Cons

    There aren't many cons. They are a fast growing organisation and so it can be hard to see their future. They seem to be transitioning into new areas from the old BPO which is exciting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean up and speed up internal systems.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    great place to work at and good culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Cognizant technology solutions as a company has lot to offer to an employee. the points which I consider as pros are as follows Culture, opportunities, Company growth and work life balance

    Cons

    The company Cognizant technology solutions has lot to offer to an employee. the points which I consider as Cons are as follows work pressure, employee on pressure for business development

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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