Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.5 of 5 4,413 reviews
www.cognizant.com Teaneck, NJ 5000+ Employees

Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.5 4,413 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(3,206 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Fair company with good work culture, good opportunities to learn and explore"
    in 405 reviews
  • "Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies"
    in 312 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work Life balance takes a huge hit, Will be in a night cave if selected for a wrong project"
    in 222 reviews
  • "No work life balance, Working with the same client unless you move out of the company"
    in 47 reviews
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Employee friendly company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

Proshave worked with them for 4 years and no complaints, Have lots of projects across country, nice bench/HR/immigration/training policies

ConsNot one of the best pay master, but decent

Advice to Senior Managementcost of living allowances need major revisions based on locations

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

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Good place to work

Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
Eagan, MN

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood and Friendly environment to work

ConsConcerns are not much listened

Advice to Senior ManagementCross cultural working should be encouraged

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

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15 years in Cognizant

Senior Manager - Consulting (Current Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsGood career progression and good vision

ConsWorking life balance is poor, can provide higher compensation

Advice to Senior ManagementLook for opportunities to keep long timers motivated

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

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Excellent Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

ProsJob Security. You will get lot of Online trainings. Good Middle Management.

ConsLess Pay compare to Top 4 consultancy.Good vertical & horizontal.

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

ProsOpen culture, opportunities and stable management

ConsSalary should be matched regularly as per market standards

Advice to Senior ManagementRegular Salary matching as per market standards
Building future leadership through proper trainings

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Provides Opporunities

Account Manager (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

ProsGives freedom and provides good exposure.

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

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

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Best Employee Oriented company with superlative benefits

Senior Associate - Projects (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

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

ProsReasonably best package and benefits. Relocation and other claims completely taken care by Company. Very best benefit among service based companies.

ConsNo specific cons at Cognizant

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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Very Good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

ProsGood Company to work for - Good Employee Care

ConsMore working hours than usual - Reward process is slow

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

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Great work environment

Associate - Projects (Current Employee)
Scottsdale, AZ

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

ProsLots of clients and loads with full of opportunities

Consyou need to work in a same account to get good credits in the career.

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

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One of the best Indian IT companies...

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsIf you want to work for an Indian IT Services company, this should be in your top list. Competitive salary, oppotunities for growth if you are skilled and motivated.

ConsYou need to work in onsite-offshore model, so need to be prepared for long and odd work hours. There is no alternative to this.

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

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