Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated July 13, 2015
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies (in 586 reviews)

  • Work-Life balance(depending on type of project/client/teams) (in 536 reviews)

Cons
  • office culture poor perks no work life balance (in 365 reviews)

  • No work life balance (In Some Projects) (in 83 reviews)

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  1. good company

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and good salary

    Cons

    Onboarding is a little complicated

    Advice to Management

    None yet


  2. OK

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Chance to work in a great customer company.

    Cons

    promotion is difficult for a manager.

    Advice to Management

    more good training but not old tech trainings


  3. Associate

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I liked to work in good web based technology and want to become a specific domain expertise.

    Cons

    Should allow the associate in working in interested area.

    Advice to Management

    An associate should be handled in one specific domain expertise.


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  5. Good service company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bentonville, AR
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bentonville, AR

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Bigger domain and business areas

    Cons

    Too much of people and less prospects in promotion for actual workers.

    Advice to Management

    Belk curve is no tin shape


  6. Ok place to work if you have no other options

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Stable salary and job security

    Cons

    No matter how you perform, you would be put down into lower bucket as per company growth.

    Advice to Management

    to Retain your asset, treat the better


  7. Consulting leading the organizations but too much disintegration and internal divide due to revenue accounting

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant - Business Consulting in Bentonville, AR
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant - Business Consulting in Bentonville, AR

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cognizant Business consulting strategy is working Companies vision is towards the future Admired by Colleagues Admire by industry analysts

    Cons

    Compensation less compared to competitor organizations Non standard compensation Heavily loaded on management No career development opportunities No rotation programs many fragmented BU's who don not want to collaborate

    Advice to Management

    Introduce job rotation program for the talent to sustain Take career paths of employees seriously rather than just introducing software tools


  8. It was a positive experiene

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Bentonville, AR
    Current Employee - Consultant in Bentonville, AR

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    We get good opportunities to grow professionally.

    Cons

    Middle management is not as good as Senior management.


  9. Positions and skills are not mapped appropriately.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technology Specialist in Benton, AR
    Former Employee - Technology Specialist in Benton, AR

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Its a good place for people who just want to survive and not worried about growing skills.

    Cons

    People get big titles without properly trained. The job duties, title and skills will never match.

    Advice to Management

    Strengthen the career guidance path. Motivate the right person to take up the right job.


  10. OK company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Bentonville, AR
    Former Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Bentonville, AR

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Stability, good people to work with

    Cons

    lot of politics, no pay hikes even after years of service, managers are not at all professional

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees, give pay hikes and promotions to people who actually do the hard work...not just the managers who keep on growing because of good teams


  11. Great

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Bentonville, AR
    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Bentonville, AR

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The work environment is great, nice people to work with it

    Cons

    I don't have any complaint about the environment

    Advice to Management

    N?A



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