Computer Sciences Corp Reviews

Updated August 1, 2015
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Computer Sciences Corp President & CEO Mike Lawrie
Mike Lawrie
1,257 Ratings

Pros
  • Relatively good work/life balance (in 299 reviews)

  • You can work from home when needed (in 116 reviews)

Cons
  • The work-life balance is a joke (in 53 reviews)

  • every year (or earlier) senior management below Mike Lawry is being replaced making it difficult to plan long term (in 89 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Field Inspector/Engineer in Oceanside, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Field Inspector/Engineer in Oceanside, CA

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Benefits, 401k, Dental, Medical, Working near beautiful places and great people.

    Cons

    I cannot think of anything I'd change off hand

    Advice to Management

    No advice to Management.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Mediocre IT Company at Best

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior IT Manager in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior IT Manager in Hartford, CT

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Wide range of opportunities in different geographic locations, as expected for a large company. Some flexibility to work remotely. Not much more to say; it used to be a much better company.

    Cons

    Not an employee friendly company. Few if any raises the past few years for majority of USA employees, including high performers. Annual shrinking benefits. No training budget. Gutted HR Dept. Little to no company pride or loyalty, including in senior management ranks. Constant drumbeat of re-orgs. create an atmosphere of permanent instability and lack of confidence in top leadership. Steady outflow of "best and brightest" due to lack of advancement and confidence in the company's direction.

    Advice to Management

    Stop cutting to the bone for short term appeasement to Wall Street and personal financial gain. Start investing in your people (i.e. intellectual capital) to distinguish your company from the competition.


  3. Changing Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible, good values, customer focused, honest

    Cons

    Long transformation underway resulted in cut benefits and employee fatigue

    Advice to Management

    Try to do more to value the employees


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  5. Helpful (9)

    CSC Lead information Risk Mgr

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Information Risk Manager in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Lead Information Risk Manager in Mesa, AZ

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair Pay, good co workers

    Cons

    CSC is selling off contracts, losing contracts cut over 35K in the past 3 years. Direct mgt does not care about workers, out right lies about employees they want to cut. Could care less about clients. Expect to work 60-80 hour work weeks and weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Get real. Treat your employees with respect


  6. surpusiser

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Consultant in New York, NY

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    am good and i love working for you one day

    Cons

    yeah i wanted my job but i cant work there coz me i lie graphics more

    Advice to Management

    plz you change your payment plan and pay more to us plz


  7. Work culture

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional DWH
    Current Employee - Professional DWH

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    opportunity to explore yourself , Working Environment

    Cons

    Mostly service based project . Very limited for Product development scope


  8. excellent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Designer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Technical Designer in New York, NY

    I worked at Computer Sciences Corp

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very much friendly , talented employee.

    Cons

    all employee are very much helpful

    Advice to Management

    communication skills need to increase


  9. Good place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Falls Church, VA

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good in tech, lot to learn.

    Cons

    Lot of org changes. Less pay as per market. No training

    Advice to Management

    No comment


  10. Helpful (4)

    Not great salary

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good large company with decent benifits, 401K, health insurance. Helps in GC processing.

    Cons

    Salary not upto industry standards; depending on which business unit you belong and which account/client - you may not get future hikes.

    Advice to Management

    take care of long term employees.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Avg Company

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Current Employee - Manager in Upper Marlboro, MD

    I have been working at Computer Sciences Corp full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The company is very good about communicating to employees and the education is good.

    Cons

    The pay is not great and they dont not give bonuses. You are not recognized enough for your accomplishments.

    Advice to Management

    Please listen more to employees opinions and make them feel valued.



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