Patni Computer Systems Reviews

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Patni Computer Systems CEO Jeya Kumar
Jeya Kumar
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Pros
  • employee centric and good onsite opportunities (in 27 reviews)

  • can maintain very good work life balance (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • HR policies are pathetic so HR department (in 11 reviews)

  • Senior management is mediocre and has only short term vision (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    adventerous i look formord to work for this company for a long time.

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    Current Employee - Computer Programmer in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    it adventerous its exciting educational

    Cons

    you work for long hours,some time the work is stressing

    Advice to Management

    the way your treting your employers is excellent keep it up.


  2. Its Alright.

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    Former Contractor - Computer Systems Analyst in Hyde Park, NY
    Former Contractor - Computer Systems Analyst in Hyde Park, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Patni Computer Systems as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the time I work at this company and I really like my job. The people can be very good.

    Cons

    Some of the time I work at this company and I don't really like my job. Then I get very sad.


  3. Good place to learn, leave when done

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Patni Computer Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn and grow

    Cons

    Ppor management and processes / practices

    Advice to Management

    Think out of the box


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  5. Average employer.

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    My coworkers are generally friendly and helpful. Patni permits time off for family reasons with no problems. There are bonuses which are paid quarterly for some positions which are based on revenue goals. Supervisors are generally friendly and helpful. Paid Time Off (PTO) policy has improved recently in that employees get additional PTO sooner rather than after 5 yrs of employment. Other benefits are probably average when compared to their competitors.

    Cons

    Benefits: The PTO policy still does not usually permit accumulated time from one year to be carried over to the next. The sick days and vacation days are lumped together. In this regard, employees need to save some time for the end of the year in case they get sick. It is better to have a separate "sick time" catagory with an incentive to not use it. E.g. 10 days sick time available, the first five of which are paid to the employee as an additional bonus at the end of the year if not used. There are no policies for cost of living adjustments ( all salary increases are performance based, however the bar for performance increases is very high).

    Advice to Management

    PTO and sick leave should be separated. The current policy of grouping sick leave with vacation leave forces employees to save some for the end of the year


  6. Good Enough

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They put you on on site projects which is a good learning experience. Good work environment and international exposure in many domains.

    Cons

    low salary as compared to industry standards. too much of politics in teams. management does not have vision for future.

    Advice to Management

    not now


  7. Helpful (2)

    Patni needs to go into Active mode from passive mode

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Holtsville, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Holtsville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    live a stagnant life, retired life. Patni has a lot of scope to improve in communication area. The communication between the heads in Mumbai office and thebranches in other countries is all broken. also they can learn from mindtree consulting. get some more brilliant guys like they do in Mindtree and compete aggresively. also get some more training from the vendor who will be more professional rather than the inhouse trainings. having said that patni also has some plus points. as they do have a laid back atmosphere at delivery sites. so if you want to live a retired life than its a good place to be. but expect just less 1% increments in a year.

    Cons

    No Training, No investment in employees.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people's training in USA



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