Mahindra Satyam Reviews

Updated June 10, 2015
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Mahindra Satyam CEO C P Gurnani
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Pros
  • It is a good place to work where in we can have a healthy work-life balance (in 44 reviews)

  • Very good work environment for beginner (in 73 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance not considered important (in 17 reviews)

  • Very less salary hike now a days (in 27 reviews)

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  1. Confusion and No Direction

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good sales and support team. Liked my immediate supervisors.

    Cons

    In their scramble to regain a 50% business loss due to an executive scandal, confusion permeated the organization. New orgs every few months, Middle Managers way over their heads due to double promotions to retain folks after a mass employee exodus. Had 3 different bosses and assignments in 18 months.

    Advice to Management

    Stabilize, focus on solid delivery and give sales a chance to rebuild relationships/business.


  2. Onsite assignment was complacent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Testing Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Software Testing Engineer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Learning
    You get your way by pulling strings (not by performance)

    Cons

    Managers don't care about you till you really throw a tantrum.
    Salary

    Advice to Management

    Stop being complacent... your competitor is just round the corner.


  3. Typical Indian Consulting company till Raju told the story of riding the tiger, been trying to rebuild since then.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Consultant
    Former Employee - Consultant

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Was a typical Indian services company with Raju, since then people are working hard to increase revenue and customer base. There are some hard working folks at the senior level.

    Cons

    Is nowhere near its best of times, at offshore everything is scrutinized, including swipe in/out time.

    Advice to Management

    Will it matter?


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    new management is very bad

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work environment was gud when the management was from satyam, now after new management things are bad

    Cons

    compensation and benefits are not as per industry standards


  6. Helpful (1)

    its very bad

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

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    its good for freshers and girls

    Cons

    its bad for experience and talented people

    Advice to Management

    managers should take care of their employees


  7. Ok to work for

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

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time

    Pros

    None..just ok to work for

    Cons

    political and extremely unprofessional work culture

    Advice to Management

    be professional


  8. Chaotic

    Former Employee - Relationship Manager
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    There are a few good stories.

    Cons

    Highly disconnected sales engine. Chaotic. Buereaucratic. Red tapism. Baad work culture


  9. Helpful (1)

    In need of attention

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    training, learning soft skills, automation of internal employee services

    Cons

    compensation, career advancement, incompetent senior managers

    Advice to Management

    be fair in assessments


  10. Its a good company as far as benefits and starting pay but there is no room or motivation for improvement or promotion

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - UNIX Administrator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - UNIX Administrator in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people are really nice.

    Cons

    The pay isn't great. There is no motivation for career advancement and their policies are a nightmare. Sometimes you are forced to fill out reports and things that don't pertain to the current job just to fill out a timesheet...

    Advice to Management

    Improve your HR. Don't lock people out of certain systems for not filling out surveys. Have surveys that pertain to actual job and in the field work.


  11. Overall good but in longer run it is bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Job Security is one thing which you can be assured of.

    Cons

    Salary saturation after some time.

    Advice to Management

    nothing is gonna change. so I better keep it with me.



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