Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated August 4, 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. review

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    Current Employee - Valuations Controller (Service Delivery Manager) in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Valuations Controller (Service Delivery Manager) in Teaneck, NJ

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

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

    Pros

    very relaxing environment, great place to start if you are a fresher

    Cons

    its not challenging enough and some of the profiles do not challenge employees to give their best


  2. Associate Director - Projects

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    Great benefits (401K, medical, dental, vision insurance)

    Cons

    Every US employee has to be billable


  3. Cognizant good company!!

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    Former Employee - Associate in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate in Teaneck, NJ

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

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

    Pros

    Good policies for employees. Flexible timing Transparent pay structure

    Cons

    Promotions are difficult Onsite opportunity is decreasing

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on employee retention .


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  5. nice to work

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    Current Employee - User Experience Consultant in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - User Experience Consultant in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    nice place to work. you will learn lot in this organization.

    Cons

    i dont think any cons now


  6. cts review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ

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

    Pros

    Good employee benefits and good work - life balance

    Cons

    not as major i can think of


  7. Good Company for career growth

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    Former Employee - Associate in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate in Teaneck, NJ

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    - You are always encouraged to innovate , learn new skills and contribute to the project / company growth - Decent salary for freshers to start their career

    Cons

    - Employees who join as laterals are given much higher salaries , but lesser hike for employees who have worked for more years , after promotion - Employees have to wait on bench for months , until they find a suitable project......

    Advice to Management

    More focus should be laid on employee benefits and perks


  8. Programmer Analyst

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Teaneck, NJ

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

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

    Pros

    Good Company to start with, better growth opportunity, need to showcase your work

    Cons

    too many employees, requires too much of showoff, some time talent go wasted


  9. Associate

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    Good work Culture and employee friendly

    Cons

    No independence in selecting the technology you want to work

    Advice to Management

    Please change the way how you assign the technology to the employees


  10. Programmer Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Pros

    Freedom of work,good bonding between workers

    Cons

    Not good in giving appraisals to the right person for their work,more working hours

    Advice to Management

    Give appraisals based on their work,don't give priorities to experienced persons alone


  11. Programmer Analyst

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    Former Employee - Previous Programmer Analyst in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Previous Programmer Analyst in Teaneck, NJ

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible environment, free culture, good.

    Cons

    less payment, unnecessary procedures during project



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