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Fruitful in most of the aspects. Variety of work.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Assistant Manager - Legal in Mumbai (India)
Current Employee - Assistant Manager - Legal in Mumbai (India)

I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Flexible work hours and good work life balance

Cons

Offices in far off places and not too easier to access. Company transport can be better.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep growing

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Confused between Actual Results and Appraisals, Promotions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    * Overall good systems put in place in terms of Support Functions, Trainings
    * STEP and SCALE initiates are good systems, however the actual use is very minimal

    Cons

    * No Direct Connect with Leadership Team, despite insights, Letters, But no hearing or fair play
    * STEP and SCALE are in Theory, Practically Have seen it fail in several in Engagements, Instead of Performance, Preference rules :(
    * HR Leaders - As expected evaluate performance based on 1 feedback of 365 days with dotted line manager
    * Be careful about actual JD and the one put into Hard Copy, 99% chances are that it will vary.
    * Babu culture ( Keep your Manager Happy and you will get the best , Always please Manager instead of working Actual Facts Figure Finance details, Risk Ignorance, etc. )

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * Please make STEP more meaningful, provide feedback in Quarters instead of all of sudden Appraisals without discussions and release of ratings.
    * Please use 360 degrees rating system and publish to Syntelligence ( Intranet ) including Managers, Leaders.
    * Give Mid-Senior Management the confidence of Trust, Integrity and Reward N Recognition culture for the ones who highlights RISKS, Bring New Customers
    * Please Hire with exact Roles Responsibilities Designation Band Grade, Don't deviate once resource (s ) join and put them under Practice instead of Delivery ( specialized domain area )
    * BU Heads Client Partners and Delivery Directors should all treat employees equally irrespective of Cast Creed Religion or Color. There is strong feeling amongst many Senior Level Managers on this.
    * Please don't foster culture of favorism, Reward and Appraise on Performance, Feedback, Values instead of Personal Conflicts coming between BU Head and Sr Managers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good technologies - avg salary - nice campus

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    - Good projects with latest technologies
    - CMM level 5
    - friendly work environment
    - nice campus
    -early onsite as compare to other service based companies

    Cons

    - daily 8:45 hours policy
    - Dirty Food Court
    - Lack of proper Management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the work hour policy to average one

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