Headstrong Reviews in India

Updated August 21, 2014
Updated August 21, 2014
325 Reviews

2.8
325 Reviews
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Headstrong CEO Sandeep Sahai
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance can be maintained since the working hours are flexible (in 29 reviews)

  • Very good work culture, Senior management is quite good (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • confused direction, weak senior management (in 17 reviews)

  • Dubious HR policies that are very subjective (in 11 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good to start with

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

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

    Pros

    You can get a chance to work with latest technologies and explore options

    Cons

    Management issues,a communication gap between departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be more down to earth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good technology stack and learning but fake promises to retain employees

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

    I worked at Headstrong for more than a year

    Pros

    1.Good technical environment
    2.Competitive people
    3.Ease at work
    4.Good work environment if you get MS project

    Cons

    1.Less salary hike
    2.Too much onsite politics
    3.Fake promises by managers to retain employees
    4.High attrition rate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better people and increase onsite rotation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Not Energetic Enviroment

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

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Careers for Testing profiles. Save taxes

    Cons

    Project are of like support and nhancement. No Transportaion Faciltiy. No good Food.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Company review at Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Headstrong

    Pros

    1. Very energetic atmosphere.
    2. Employee friendly work balance.
    3. Enough fun and related activities along with work.

    Cons

    Salary structures for IIT/NIT graduates not at par with the industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick to the old good hiring strategies.

    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Some of the very great minds to work with, but bad politics with little appreciation for good work done.

    Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Noida (India)

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

    Pros

    Very good projects and good exposure to client work environment.

    Cons

    Bad politics and no salary hikes with ample amount to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try and retain the great minds dont let people leave.

  7.  

    Not for freshers

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

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

    Pros

    1. big company
    2. good facilities

    Cons

    1. low pay
    2. long bench time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    manage the employee is a right way.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good before, Not so good after Genpact acuition

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Pros

    excellent client facing roles are avaliable

    Cons

    poor salary and low hikes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please look into the attrition rate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Work with less pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cool environment
    Helping managers depends on project

    Cons

    Less salary , Less exposure ,Politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more to retain talent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    In past it was good but not now

    Current Employee - Principal Consultant  in  Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Consultant in Noida (India)

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    1. flexibility
    2. based on only one Investment Bank
    3. Used to be best that have good talent but not now

    Cons

    1. poor salary
    2. Genpact acquistion is bad
    3. poor sales Team
    4. Vision is changed . more towards Support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employee is the asset. Preserve it.

  11.  

    Good...

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

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

    Pros

    Cool culture, great work life balance

    Cons

    None as of now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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