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It all depends on your manager

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Lateral recruited managers from US are good, understand work-life balance, respect privacy & personal space. Depends on the client site at which one is deployed.

Cons

Onshore recruitment process can use better knowledge dissemination. Most offshore personnel are not of great quality.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hierarchy & red tape still exists deeply ingrained...

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    TRADITIONAL INDIAN CULTURE

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    Current Employee - Recruiting
    Current Employee - Recruiting

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company has branding in the US market. Plenty of Technical resources for projects.

    Cons

    Traditional Indian Culture. Very few if any females in roles outside of Administrative and or Recruiting. While I was interviewing with Cognizant, one of the American Male recruiters mentioned that Cognizant prefers NOT to hire females in sales, business development, managerial or executive positions because they will EVENTUALLY have children! I reported this to the EEOC.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please understand that you may feel free to maintain and or exercise you Male dominated culture in Indian. However, you MUST adhere to US Government regulations regarding hiring of employees. A MAJOR infusion of employees from various ethnicities and genders would help to resolve this serious issue!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Not an Ideal Place for Consulting

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management Consultant in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Management Consultant in Teaneck, NJ

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work from home
    Decent work-life balance in consulting (Cognizant Business Consulting)

    Cons

    - Poor Management, mentorship and leadership
    - Limited thought leadership
    - Non existent processes and transparency into performance management
    - Poor growth and training opportunities
    - No skill set enhancement
    - Lack of distinction between high end management consultants and offshore teams

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want to compete with big boys in consulting, then get the right consultant leadership in place since there are wrong people leading teams and create sustainable growth opportunities for consultants

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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