Computer Sciences Corp

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Computer Sciences Corp Reviews

Updated November 20, 2014
Updated November 20, 2014
2,918 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good work-life balance (as long as they keep you on the payrolls), good pay (in 283 reviews)

  • The opportunity to work from home "IF" it was written in the initial contract (in 115 reviews)


Cons
  • work-life balance advertised as being important when in reality it should be work (in 52 reviews)

  • Very bad senior management, dont even have ethics or know to speak proper English (in 87 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Not Expected

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    Former Employee - N/A in Lanham, MD
    Former Employee - N/A in Lanham, MD

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I work well with the team that I supported for eight years. I enjoyed the environment they help me pay for my schooling and I was promoted several times.

    Cons

    When they decided to downsize due to budget cuts in 2010 I got only one day notice to get all of my belongings and leave the facility. I think that was unfair treatment after eight years of service with CSC.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    No Ot pay

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    Current Employee - Remote Systems Administrative in Norwich, CT
    Current Employee - Remote Systems Administrative in Norwich, CT

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful facility Great hardware/software. Great teammates.

    Cons

    Worked on a high visibility,high value account. Mgmt would bend over backward, causing undue stress on employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stand up for your self, don't let the acct bully you into bullying your #1 asset (your people)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Logistics Engineer

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    Current Employee - Logistics Engineer
    Current Employee - Logistics Engineer

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Opportunities, business diversity around the world

    Cons

    New policy of forced vacation on December

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Field Service Engineer

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    Former Employee - Senior Field Engineer in Falls Church, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Field Engineer in Falls Church, VA

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay, good management, great promotion opportunities.

    Cons

    Didn't vet employees well enough before hiring them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Screen perspective employees better.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Awesome place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation and work-life balance are good, so is training. There are talented people who work here and management cares about everyone's well-being.

    Cons

    Very big company, needs more structure

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    not favorite

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Pensacola, FL
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Pensacola, FL

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They offer 5 days of family emergency leave if traveling 400 miles or more. This was a nice benefit when my grandmother passed away.

    Cons

    The company is really cheap. Two weeks after I started, they gave paid holiday for Christmas Eve, unless you had already entered vacation for that day. How would that make you feel, that many people get a paid day off, but you had to use earned vacation?

    Also I am on my third year with no raises. At my previous job, I received 3% every year plus a bonus one-time 6%.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be so cheap. At least be fair with policies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Experience, no Incentive to Stay

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great project management experience working for the new business group. Some of the best project management practices I have seen in a company.

    Great training opportunities

    Cons

    They do not compensate their employees enough. This is probably due to competition form shared services being off shore and cross the county where there are different costs of living.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensate your employees better. I was once told by a senor manager the only way to get a good raise in CSC is to leave and come back.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    SAP

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    Former Employee - SAP
    Former Employee - SAP

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Professional, Large SAP landscape. Fairly aggressive with SAP solutions

    Cons

    Lots of offshore IT resources and increasing. So it's only a matter of time until your position might be offshore as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring more work on shore to guarantee better quality and timely results

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good overall experience

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The company is considerate of your needs and therefore a good company to work for. Client pressures will force any company to push their employees a bit, but CSC tries hard to strike a balance and give its employees a good overall experience.

    Cons

    I really HATE the appraisal process! It is a process I think every company should do away with!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The way to encourage employees to stay would be to provide more perks! The perks are barely there in CSC, which is a way of cost-cutting. But I believe if there is more intent to provide employees with benefits that other organizations dont care to, CSC could be considered one of the top firms in India as well. I loved the work and exposure I received at CSC, but there has to be more perks for employees to be loyal to a company, because if the company doesn't go the extra mile for its employees, the employees too will not.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    take the good with the bad

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Co-workers are awesome good benefits

    Cons

    drastic changes making good worker leave

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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