HCL Technologies

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HCL Technologies Reviews in India

Updated Jul 28, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.3 1,868 reviews

70% Approve of the CEO

HCL Technologies CEO Anant Gupta

Anant Gupta

(478 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provides the work life balance which is a major concern in todays corporate world (in 232 reviews)

  • Work environment is more friendly & provides full opportunity to take lead in higher responsibilities (in 206 reviews)


Cons
  • Working timings needs to be streamlined to allow better work life balance (in 57 reviews)

  • Only company words say "employee first" but no concern on employee whatsoever (in 82 reviews)

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    Good place to learn

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt's a good place to learn. I have learnt a lot of things in both right and wrong way.

    ConsBureaucracy , mediocrity. No career guidance to young people. So they leave.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConnect with people. Portals are just tools, Keep your ear on the ground

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall it was good

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsOpportunities and lot of personal growth

    ConsToo much work no work life balance

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook @ work life balance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good learning for new graduate student.

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Noida (India)

    ProsFlexible schedule, new ideas are welcomed.

    ConsManagement is non technical to resolve issues.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to have transparency.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Opportunities Galore & Talent recognized

    Project Manager (Current Employee) Noida (India)

    Pros+ Flexible work environment
    + Ample Opportunities
    + Friendly environment
    + One of the few IT companies in North India
    + Very Good campus in Noida SEZ
    + Has been recently bagging very big projects

    Cons- Lack of processes
    - Some pockets of power & influence
    - What matters most is who you know in the organization
    - Almost negligible presence/connect of HR

    Advice to Senior ManagementDrive verticalization in a better fashion, all your competitors are doing an amazing job at it (like CTS for instance)
    Enhance transparency
    Increase the HR-Employee connect
    Identify ways of connecting the ground level employees with Senior Management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was satisfying

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Noida (India)

    Prosrelaxed work, not much pressure, office culture is good, lot of politics for onsite

    ConsMost probably you will be assigned to support project, there could be shift, not much increments

    Advice to Senior ManagementCan join if you do not want much work pressure

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company with low salary

    Senior Analyst (Current Employee) Noida (India)

    ProsA company with a brand name in IT Sector. Number of Huge projects. Handling multiple accounts of different projects.Located all over the globe. Multiple sites. A number of onsite opportunities and career growth chances.

    ConsVery Low appraisal.. Cannot expect too much from this. The appraisal can be as low as nothing to the highest of 15% which is not great for employees hired at a lower package.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice Working environment

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    Pros1.Good working environment
    2.Respect and value for each and every employee
    3.for your advancement sufficient opportunities available

    Cons1.Low salary apart from them every thing is good here

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    Technical Lead (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsGive freedom to do the work and more innovative

    Conssalary is the main concern

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Value Portal/Ideapreneurship

    Senior Project Manager (Current Employee) Noida (India)

    ProsValue Portal is one of the seed platform of HCL's ideapreneurship culture which facilitates value creation culture & empowers employees to initiate, create and deliver value to customers.

    Consmore awareness among employees towards using the available platform.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It has been a good journey with HCL.Learned a lot about VOIP technologies. How to handle escalations calls.No dress code

    Senior Specialist (Current Employee) Greater Noida (India)

    ProsYou get a hands on experience on VOIP devices/technology. Learn customer handling. Get exposure to new technologies and also enhance knowledge by giving training on what u r best at.

    ConsRotational Shift and weekoffs

    Advice to Senior ManagementI understand in India all work is outsourced and we ought to do rotational shift /week off. But after a while its really gets tough to manage personal and professional life.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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