Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated March 25, 2015
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Pros
  • Good work culture, Visa processing is streamline compare to other Indian based company (in 586 reviews)

  • gt; pretty good work-life balance, but still this depends on the project you get (in 536 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 365 reviews)

  • No work -life balance, a training period of one year for freshers (in 83 reviews)

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  1. Excellent company.. I worked in ITIS domain for about 6 years and had a smooth work life balance experience.

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    Former Employee - Technical Lead
    Former Employee - Technical Lead

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Growing company, Lot of opportunities, Flexibility to switch over roles and projects, Work-life Balance, Personal growth, Good salary package.

    Cons

    Biased management - Ratings and promotions are biased. This certainly brings a stressful environment.

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  2. Good. But mostly like any consultancy services depend on which client and project you are in.

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Good benefit. Decent compensation. Nice technology exposure.

    Cons

    Not much. But completely depend on your project and your direct supervisor. Company is though very good.

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    Positive Outlook
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  3. Good Company to stick with in long run

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Individual Growth, Flexible, work-life balance culture

    Cons

    Employee Benefits can be improved

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  5. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager Operations
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Operations

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Independence, Entrepreneurial, Flexible work hours

    Cons

    Need to evolve processes to keep up with fast growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  6. Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Good learning , many opportunities , stock program

    Cons

    Managers , appraisal system and nothing else I can think of .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your appraisal system fixed ASAP

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    Positive Outlook
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  7. Space to Learn

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities and space to learn

    Cons

    People are forced to work for managers goal and not company growth which is both good and bad

  8. Great Company to work for

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    Former Employee - Associate - CRM
    Former Employee - Associate - CRM

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Employee friendly policies, great growth opportunities, job security, stability

    Cons

    Lower salaries compared to US market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

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    Positive Outlook
  9. Work culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Very good work culture. Things are very transparent. People are very flexible

    Cons

    Compensations and hikes are very low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hikes can be provided at appropriate time

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    Positive Outlook
  10. Compensation wise , its a good company compared to other consulting firms.

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    Current Employee - North Carolina in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - North Carolina in Charlotte, NC

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

    Pros

    Good and timely pay. Nice benefits/bonus/hikes

    Cons

    Client oriented. Employee driven , than organization stronghold

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    Neutral Outlook
  11. manager projects

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    Current Employee - Manager Projects in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Manager Projects in Parsippany, NJ

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

    Pros

    good carrier growth and advice

    Cons

    salary and politics is bit high

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    Positive Outlook

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