Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in India

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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3.6 2,768 reviews

94% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(2,045 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies(in 496 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies(in 415 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into(in 288 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls(in 64 reviews)

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    Good

    Senior Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood learning opporunity, onsite options and other benefits.

    ConsMore work life balance to be implemented

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

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    Growth oriented, ambitious organization, with a clear global leadership mandate

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGrowth and stability
    Flexibility and career options
    Great leadership
    Integrity & Ethics

    ConsRelationship-based rather than process-driven
    Rapid growth has created a middle management "bulge"
    Going through transition from "India-centric" to truly global

    Advice to Senior ManagementMandate key policy changes and drive these top down w/o exception
    Reintroduce a high potential leadership grooming program
    Communicate strategy and leadership changes better
    Dont lose the personal touch / "soul of a small company"

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Programmer Analyst (Current Employee) Calcutta (India)

    ProsGood for experienced people, learning envt, career growth, good wrk life balance, nice place to work

    Consno onsite till 4 years, no pay rise, have to wait for more years for promotion

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros* Awesome work culture where you get to know and communicate with people at all levels
    * Work- Life balance is good comparatively
    * One of the best, to start your career

    ConsAbsolutely no cons to state or describe about this company.

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

     

    Showcase your talents & know people

    Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    Pros* Open policies
    * Good opportunities
    * Excellent platform and launch pad for careers

    Cons* No structured career growth
    * Too flexible

    Advice to Senior ManagementNIL

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    Great learning curve, lesser perks

    Programmer Analyst (Former Employee) Pune (India)

    Pros- One of the best companies to start your career. Cognizant empowers freshers well and they are bound to perform well when trusted with responsibilities given.
    - Fantastic work culture. Top management is helping and encouraging. Also, work system is well balanced and systematically run.
    - Work-life balance varies from project to project. But in general, the balance drifts more towards positive ground.

    Cons- Average compensation structure and growth. pay packages are meagre when compared with other companies of same portfolio.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more attractive compensations and growth opportunities.

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

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    Safe

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCulture will be good.

    Constop managment could be better

    Advice to Senior ManagementNil

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    Good Company, Yet to improve on the policies front.

    Technical Lead (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood Salary and Bonuses
    Good Onsite Opportunities

    ConsPolicies need to be improved\stabilized.
    No Leave Balance Encashment on Resignation.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to be Employee Centric along with catering to the Clients

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good people and nice work culture

    Associate - Projects (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood working culture, work-life balance, decent compensation

    ConsVery less opportunity to try out to other functionalities

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmployees should be given opportunities to try other business functionalties

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

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    good environment to work

    Technical Lead (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    Prosgood environment to work, chanllengin enviroment with good work exposure

    Consworked on production support for different projects.

    Advice to Senior ManagementN

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

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