Syntel

  www.syntelinc.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Syntel Reviews

Updated Jul 28, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.9 539 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(260 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term(in 69 reviews)

  • Good work environment , excellent client exposure(in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is negative if you manage client relationship(in 18 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times(in 10 reviews)

114 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Syntel is OK for 2-5 year of exp people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros9 hours working
    get Appriasal on time

    ConsNot good appraisal
    Sandwitch holiday is the worst policy in this company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    a good company to work for

    BSA (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    Prosgood compensation and work atmosphere

    Consno growth in long term

    Advice to Senior Managementmanagers into politics no one cares for anything except personal favours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Small Enough to Listen Big enough to deliver

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGrowth Opportunities are great and opportunities for performers

    ConsWorklife Balance needs improvement especially in the Middle Management

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

  1. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

     

    Good company for freshers

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood personal growth , job satisfaction

    Conscompensation revision and ratings are not very satisfying

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Syntel was good to work for, they worked with me.

    PC/End User Support (Former Employee) Boise, ID

    ProsThey went above and beyond to help me with the position.

    ConsSometimes the third party company that you are working at is hard to get along with and because you are third party employment they treat you like it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI would work for you again. Please listen to what your employee's have to say and check in with them often to see how are going.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

    1 person found this helpful  

    An experience to learn a lot

    Senior Project Lead (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    Proscan learn faster than other companies offering the same role

    ConsVery poor compensation when yearly review is done

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Growth at Syntel

    Business Development Manager/Director (Current Employee) Memphis, TN

    ProsExponential growth for good performers, open door culture, always encourages innovation, you can opt to perform diversified roles, flexible work culture at onsite locations (US)

    ConsHR policies are not employee friendly, support groups like TSG/HR/etc not up-to-mark, does not have strong training programs, does not have MBA or masters sponsorship policies or tie-ups

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprovise knowledge management, shared IP repositories
    Sketch employee career paths better, set clear goals
    Improvise employee perks, policies to increase retention

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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

     

    Excellent company to work with if you're in the right project

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOpportunity for both learning and travel to onsite

    ConsNone, unless you end up in a project where scope for learning or travel is not there

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Didn't quite work out as I hoped

    Lead .NET Developer (Former Employee) Auburn Hills, MI

    ProsPros: it has offshore, so possibility of transferring there

    ConsStratified "verticals" rather than locally available projects used as criteria

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Good place to start and grow your career

    Project Manager (Former Employee)

    Prosopportunities, technology, people, locations, growth

    Conswork life balance, salary, perks

    Advice to Senior Managementthere's no advice to management

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Worked for Syntel? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.