Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in New York City, NY

Updated Jul 17, 2014
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3.2 246 reviews

86% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(184 ratings)

65% 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 place if you want work/life balance

    Manager (Former Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsI moved from a Big 4 to CBC. Wonderful and innovative firm, fair work/life balance and can be well rewarding if you perform

    ConsSlow at times, not as competent as a Big 4

    Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop the practice of mentorship

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

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    Employee Friendly

    Test Consultant (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsI am very satisfied with the Organization in opportunities, work-life balance, employee friendly, job security, etc.
    But the pay scale, is not even comparable between the people from lateral entries and the people staying the Organization for very long. so for this reason I am looking for a job change.

    ConsGetting recognized. Since the crowd is very big, it needs lot of effort to to show me as unique and the best.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay scale, is not even comparable between the people from lateral entries and the people staying the Organization for very long. so for this reason I am looking for a job change.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good culture, employee friendly, but low on salary

    Consultant (Current Employee) Parsippany, NJ

    ProsGood culture, employee friendly, performance related to work

    ConsDifferentiation in salary for folks moving from India to US and hired from US

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease review the salary structure and try making it uniform across the grades

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

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    Great Org to work for!

    Manager Projects (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ

    ProsGood work culture
    Diverse work experience

    ConsOffshore coordination might be a challenge

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

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

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    I work at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 2 year

    Consultant (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ

    ProsPolicies are better than TCS/Infosys/Wipro and other Indian companies.
    Relocation assistance provided is good
    GC Processing done for every other employee
    Offshore calls are lesser comparatively

    ConsStill an Indian company trying to mimic the Infosys story
    Growth above Sr.Associate is virtually not possible unless you do all the work of your manager

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on creating a product

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

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    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ

    ProsFlexible home base, Top notch technical exposure, above average compensation

    ConsNeed better HR support in terms of turn around times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdditional perks would be welcome

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

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    Short

    Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ

    ProsCompensation is good..
    Learn new technologies..

    ConsNo career growth.
    Can stay in the same level for long term.

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    My experience has been satisfactory

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Woodbridge, NJ

    ProsGood path for MBAs and Business graduates

    ConsCompensation of vertical departments can be re looked at.

    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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    Good to work

    Senior Associate (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsThey are making good strategic decisions and management is sailing the ship in right direction

    ConsNeed to focus on career growth of employee

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall, a very positive place to work.

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsFlexibility in work location
    Training opportunities are extensive
    the Company encourages employees to provide innovative ideas to solve problems.

    ConsNo visibility to senior leadership in the business unit.
    Organizational structure is not clearly apparent.
    Male dominated culture.

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

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