Headstrong Reviews

Updated March 20, 2015
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  1. Nice place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good work life balance
    really good projects in financial and healthcare domain
    good for freshers as learning and exposure is good

    Cons

    low salaries
    few onsite opportunties
    learning stops after a certain time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. Good for Headstarts / freshers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior ETL Test Associate in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior ETL Test Associate in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good Technical People , always willing to help.
    New Technologies.
    Baby care facility , Gym
    Lots of Training.
    Good clients

    Cons

    Yearly Appraisal
    HR Department
    Genpact brought the call center culture
    Manager licking , Politics
    Pay structure for Headstarts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talent comes with a cost , so at-least pay as per the market standards.
    Dont suffocate hard working employees with your Personal grievances

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Good to start career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Noida (India)

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Pre genpact time- the company was flexible enough and had plans to grow

    Cons

    Post genpact - headstrong became more process centric and slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain that startup soul

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Great place to begin your journey

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Transparent work environment
    Great peers
    Good outings
    Decent hikes

    Cons

    Genpact policies
    Less focus on development projects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to go back in future and be the company you were 5 years back.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Good Organisation

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Headstrong

    Pros

    Good quality of work at organisation

    Cons

    stringent deadlines for delivering the code

  7. Not worth joining now

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Headstrong

    Pros

    Doesn't have many prons now.

    Cons

    Lot of people were on bench
    They dont have many projects to look upto.
    Salaries / Policies have changed once it has become Genpact. Won't recommend to join now.

  8. Awesome!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Good if you want to have technical diversity
    -Highly skilled peers

    Cons

    -Salary Appraisals
    -Poor Vision and growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Employee centric policies
    -Vision and Path to be defined for employees growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. Good company to start your career with. Headstrong which is now Genpact, hires engineers and bachelors, is a good start

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Noida (India)

    I worked at Headstrong

    Pros

    Ease of access and reach towards the management, comfortable working hours, work life balance

    Cons

    After Genpact, the company saw a lot of cost cutting initiatives, transport being the most affected

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire good talent and make them stay instead of hiring at less CTCs and raising the attrition rates for the company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Developer in Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Lead Developer in Greater Noida (India)

    I have been working at Headstrong

    Pros

    Nice work life balance
    Handsome Salary
    Good Projects

    Cons

    Favoritism is there
    9 hr policy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Nice company

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

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good client projects and exposure to technical domain. Very flexible environment / work culture

    Cons

    Not process oriented, lack of proper co ordination across work places.

    Recommends

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