Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated August 15, 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 place

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Depends on the project and team

    Cons

    nothing specific. Timing may change depending on project.

    Advice to Management

    good at what you do. keep it up


  2. Good but no progress

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager - Projects in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance Cool work culture

    Cons

    NO progress if you are away from managers Linguistic biased Growth slow as compared to other industries

    Advice to Management

    Analyze yourself, challenge yourself, not the worker on the ground, they don';t know anything. They don't even decide which project they work in so they can't be held responsible for OE.


  3. Mumbai is worst place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    Good brand name but good for other locations except Mumbai.

    Cons

    No projects for IT development in Mumbai.

    Advice to Management

    Do not fool people in Mumbai about the projects and work you do.


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  5. SME

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SME in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - SME in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best Work environment, good work life balance

    Cons

    For growth one should be in good books of his/her manager.


  6. Good and Slow and Steady

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Environement Nice Peoply Nice company policies evrything is good

    Cons

    The only Con i feel is that growth is a bit slow, you compete with lots of people so thats obvious.


  7. Great place to work.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Provide exposure and give opportunities to learn new technologies. Highly professional environment. Co-workers are friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    Only few. like it's a bit difficult to leave or switch the project on account of key employee. Sometime, project has too much dependency on a specific employee.

    Advice to Management

    Management always take care of the employees in every problem like emergency leaves or peak of the month/quarter.


  8. Sa

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Khopoli (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Khopoli (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good policy. .employee friendly. .

    Cons

    Bonus paid only after completion of 12 month

    Advice to Management

    Bonus should be paid for the amount of time associate is there with company and not only if he is available after 12 month


  9. Cognizant

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst @ Cognizant Technology Solutions in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst @ Cognizant Technology Solutions in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work Culture and ethics

    Cons

    Growth in BU is difficult


  10. best company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing company, decent salary, goo work.. growing very fast, fast pace culture

    Cons

    do not join Mumbai cognizant, company does not hve a vision to grow Mumbai office


  11. Cognizant...Indian Company with an US HQ

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Policies, Better Paymaster, MNC Culture

    Cons

    Too Customer Focused, HR Separation process is also not smooth

    Advice to Management

    Should care for Employee



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