Syntel

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New lows in a lack of professionalism

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Current Employee - Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Syntel

Pros

Syntel's sole purpose is to outsource contract IT employees. They gave a good opportunity to work on contract with American Express. Enjoyed the Amex team and all tasks I was assigned to. Reasonable salary, although not really competitive.

Cons

One of the worst HR departments I've ever seen, if not the worst. Horribly incompetent with a lack of any real communication. They failed to deliver first paycheck until 38 days out, and did not handle relocation reimbursement with any measure of promptness. Promised bonuses are not delivered according to schedule. It appears company is slow to payout on all deliverables, as at one point when I was at their office, a utility company was sent to demand payment or shut off electric service that day.

When my project was cut, I was put on the bench and given several weeks of pay while Syntel supposedly looked for a new project. They then let me go without any measure of professionalism or tact, despite the fact that my former contributions to their projects was always exemplary and ahead of schedule.

I feel fortunate that I took the opportunity to look for a new job instead of waiting for them to figure out which end is up. Shortly after they cut my contract and I was grateful I had already started interviewing for any other position and not to be dealing with this mediocre (at best) company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I honestly don't know where to begin. I think the leadership at Syntel could use a major influx of new talent and a new perspective.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    good company

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    Former Employee - Smts in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Smts in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    adheres to rules. provides good benefits. Addresses employee needs. has global presence. long running projects. stable work environment. comprehensive health coverage.

    Cons

    indifferent to some employee needs.
    no direct supervision of employees.
    Lacks some industry standard benefits such as stock options and 401 k match

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide good career growth to employees. Do professional reviews and promote and retain talented employees. offer more incentives to employees

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    better place to work within the similar companies

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Syntel

    Pros

    Not much Work pressure. Salary is ok

    Cons

    medical benefits not upto the mark
    Not much clients

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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