Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews in Teaneck, NJ

Updated Jul 17, 2014
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2.9 53 reviews

81% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(36 ratings)

51% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture starting from training to project deliverables (in 501 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 422 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into (in 291 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls (in 65 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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    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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    IT Project Manager

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsGood company to progress in your career

    Conseducate middle management on employee management and balance compensation

    Advice to Senior Managementpersonal growth - promotions based on performance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome Place to grow

    Senior Account Manager (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsFast pace environment, great opportunities within the company, good management team

    ConsYou are lost in the crowd as the company is growing very fast.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep on doing what you are ..it is great

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

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    Good place to work

    Associate Director (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsCan expect the usual as from any outsourcing consulting firm.

    ConsPay is mediocre at the best

    Advice to Senior ManagementDelivery is suffering from fact that they are getting separated from customer.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Don't care about employees, people get shuffled and ignored easily

    Senior Business Consultant (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsUp-to-date IT, systems, software, hardware

    ConsNot a supportive environment, too much travel, not given enough information about expectations of you, people at the same level are held to different standards.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed more of a people-focused culture.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Professionally run company, with accountable individuals and global opportunities

    Associate Director (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsProfessionaly run company with no debt. People arevriendly, knowledgeable and accountable for thier work. Flexible work environment, with global opportunities.

    ConsPerformance Evaluation process is a shamble. Technology gurus are promoted to management, yet they exhibit no management experience. Quotas exist for promotions. I fyou are not known to executive management, it is highly likely that you will not be promoted.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRestructure the evaluation process, and eliminate the quotas for promotions. There are plenty of resources who are deserving of a promotion, but can't get promoted due to single digit quota promotion percentages.

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

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    High growth company with successful results. Stock price has gone up consistently. Growing well above industry average.

    Practice Lead (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    Prosfastest growing IT company. Stock price has gone up consistently. Growing well above industry average.

    Conscorporate culture, aging management team, internal politics. distribution of profit is significantly uneven. There has been no leadership change in the history of the company besides existing management moving around.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed fresh blood and a new perspective.

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

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    Company growth but not personal

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsBetter work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies

    ConsCompany is not getting much new work so chances of growing in career are less

    Advice to Senior ManagementSenior management controls on promotions which is not good in long run for good employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best among the Top Tier Indian IT Companies

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Teaneck, NJ

    ProsExcellent Higher Management and Decent Middle Management

    ConsSometimes work can be hectic based on client assignments

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork Life Balance can be improved for employees

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

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