Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated March 14, 2015
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  1. good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager Projects in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager Projects in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    good technologies to work
    good client base

    Cons

    Need work life balance more and salary hike and promotion assement needs improvement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Extremely low salaries compared to industry standards, no work life balance, no rewards and recognition criteria

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

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

    Pros

    Very less pros of working, few leadership folks are pretty focused on the careers of individuals

    Cons

    Totally Indianized culture
    No consulting business
    Very low salaries

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work-life balance, salary revisions, rewards and recognition programs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. No work life balance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Relocation policies are the best

    Cons

    1. Very bad management. Donot listen to you unless you put down your papers.
    2. No work life balance.
    3. No promotion or growth opportunities if you are a lateral and at onsite.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Worst company to work for

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    None. This is one of the worst companies to work with. The only reason employees stick with this company is because they file greencard.

    Cons

    People suck. No one helps you, you are on your own.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. Fortune 500 Growing Financially

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - User Experience Architect in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - User Experience Architect in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Learning opportunity is there... All assignments require an interview, so you will be up to date with industry requirements.

    Cons

    Career Growth is tough! You need to package your achievement and make a lot of noise to get noticed for promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Evaluate professionally, not personally.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Growth

    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Deerfield, IL

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

    Pros

    Growth appreciable for the new joinees

    Cons

    Looking for a better growth out of this company

    Recommends
  8. Low salary & no work-life balance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Sponsorship of Green Cards, opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Compensation, work-life balance, unpaid overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please review time-off policy. 2 weeks per year is too low. Especially when employees are expected to put in regular unpaid overtime that is often billed to the customer

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Provides Opporunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Gives freedom and provides good exposure.

    Cons

    Only work no life. Too aggressive for growth leading to undue pressure.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Good career growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Lot of career options, stability and comptetive salary. Flexibility on choosing technology or management path.

    Cons

    less focus on development and training. Only focus on revevnue - less intra department movement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on internal training and transparency

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Great company for beginners, a lot of room to grow

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, lot of opportunities to learn, very good clients

    Cons

    dirty politics, late night working hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    360 degree appraisal might be helpful

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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