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Updated Jun 30, 2014
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I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 4 months - interviewed at TCS America.

Interview Details – too low salary and interviewer did not keep track of time Too low paymaster and will not recommend Not happy xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Interview Question – Difficult and too lengthy irrelewant   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer
Webster, NY

I applied through other source and the process took 1 week - interviewed at TCS America in June 2014.

Interview Details – Had tow round of interviews. Both phone interviews.
First : A person from TCs called and asked basic OOPS, .Net and database questions. -15 minutes
Second: Client interview. A person from Xerox called and asked about the current project, technologies used. - 30 minutes

Interview Question – Nothing unexpected.   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Hazard Communication Author Interview

Hazard Communication Author
Midland, MI

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TCS America in November 2010.

Interview Details – We didn't have an interview. They overtook Kelly Scientific Contracts with Dow Chemical. Neither Kelly or the Kelly employees knew anything about this until one day there was a confusing and awkward presentation about TCS. It was either stay with Kelly and not have this position or go with TCS.

Negotiation Details – We tried to keep our current rate of pay as it was with Kelly and that was granted. The benefits with TCS were automatically better.

Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at TCS America.

Interview Details – Unorganized

Interview Question – How will I compete with other employees who have more experience than me   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiaton

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Manager Interview

Senior Manager
Edison, NJ

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at TCS America in January 2013.

Interview Details – I got my resume into TCS through a friend. They had been courting me for a while. I got laid off from a consulting gig, so I reached out to them. I had a phone interview with HR, then one with a peer consultant. Then they flew me to a face-to-face with the boss. I was very prepared, but he did all the talking. We negotiated salary on the spot.

Interview Question – The peer consultant I interviewed with was having a real problem with a client and asked how I would solve it.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Negotiated at the final interview. I was not satisfied with the outcome, but I needed a gig at the time. If you really want to negotiate with TCS, be ready to walk away if don't get what you want.

Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Mobility Group, Designer Position Interview

Mobility Group, Designer Position
Santa Clara, CA

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at TCS America.

Interview Details – Overall really good process, Nice group, people were to the point.Most of the time general questions based on the position and also portfolio.

Interview Question – Not that I remember, it was pretty straight forward interview based on the experience and portfolio.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Did not get expected compensation.

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer
New York, NY

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at TCS America in March 2012.

Interview Details – There were 3 rounds first two are technical and last one was managerial.

Interview Question – Asked more than what i mentioned in my resume.   Answer Question

No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Data Analyst Interview

Data Analyst

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 days - interviewed at TCS America in July 2013.

Interview Details – got a phone interview from the recruiters at TCS two days after another recruiting company sent my application to them.

Interview Question – usual technical questions about data analysis.   Answer Question

No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Domain Consultant Interview

Domain Consultant

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at TCS America in May 2013.

Interview Details – The position details were/are:
● Execute breakthrough domain consulting engagements
● Articulate & architect business solutions
● Provide thought leadership to customer relationships - share industry trends and best practices
● Move relationships up the value chain through domain alignment of IT services
● Engage with industry analysts
● Participate in industry forums and seminars – authoring white papers internally and jointly with customers
● Work with industry bodies as MESA, ISA, SCOR and academic institutions to bring in contemporary business expertise, best practices and bench marks
● Business Planning & Strategy Formulation
● Develop industry specific solutions
● Build world class assets and frameworks

There was a long time line involved. Received interest from the recruiter on 4/3, and finally had a phone interview with one (1) TCS employee on 4/22. Throughout the next 4 weeks all I heard was that TCS needed more time to evaluate the candidates.

On 5/6/2013 I was asked to be available on either 5/10/13 or 5/17/13 for a face-to-face interview, and that TCS would purchase the appropriate airfare for me. I scheduled the 5/17/2013 interview time slot.

I thought I would save TCS some money by driving the 10 or so hours round-trip to the interview, rather than TCS paying for airfare and a rental car. All I asked for was one night in a hotel and mileage reimbursement which would have been hundred's less than flying.

The face-to-face interview took place on 5/17/2013 as scheduled.
I filed my expense reimbursement form for hotel, mileage, and a meal on 5/22/2013 with both TCS and the recruiter .

And waited for an employment response and an expense reimbursement.

On 6/12/2013 I finally heard back from the recruiter "that although I had rich PLM experience, I would be over qualified for the role as a Windchill PLM developer role they were looking to fill".

Apparently the role I interviewed for twice and the role they were truly looking to fill were two totally different positions.

And....... I'm still waiting for my travel expense reimbursement.

Interview Question – Tell us about yourself.   View Answer

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Client Partner Interview

Client Partner

Interviewed at TCS America

Interview Details – Two levels of interview based on track record. At first it is by business head and the second is business group heads. Both will be conducted by VP/SVP level executives.

The whole interview will be based on your outlook for a particular company or the vertical.

Interview Question – Be ready to give long term commitment. Anything less than 3 years may not be attractive to them   Answer Question

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