Syntel

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Syntel Reviews

Updated November 25, 2014
Updated November 25, 2014
622 Reviews
3.0
622 Reviews
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
Prashant Ranade
298 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of Onsite opportunities for long term and as well as short term (in 90 reviews)

  • Work life balance is excellent as they rarely require you to stay over time (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is negative if you manage client relationship (in 22 reviews)

  • no work life balance,stretch hours are hectic at times (in 13 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    My experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syntel full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    my team and manager was good so i liked to work

    Cons

    rudeness of hr to the employee

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please hire and train hr in the way to behave to employee in a way it works in corporate environment

  2.  

    Great place to start a career but not a good place to stick around

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Troy, MI

    I worked at Syntel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great entry level opportunities if you are starting an IT career.

    Cons

    Stagnant career growth. Too much politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please be more employee friendly.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    a good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - BSA in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - BSA in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good compensation and work atmosphere

    Cons

    no growth in long term

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    managers into politics no one cares for anything except personal favours

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Small Enough to Listen Big enough to deliver

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

    I worked at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Growth Opportunities are great and opportunities for performers

    Cons

    Worklife Balance needs improvement especially in the Middle Management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good company for freshers

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

    I worked at Syntel full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good personal growth , job satisfaction

    Cons

    compensation revision and ratings are not very satisfying

    Recommends
  7.  

    Had Good Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer Analyst in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Good exposure, would get onsite opportunities if luck favors

    Cons

    perks offered are not comparative with market standards, Has multiple designation which makes it difficult to get from one position to other

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Designation band levels needs to be minimized.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Not a great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Project Lead in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    onsite opportunity nothing else i suppose.

    Cons

    everything else.
    especially health insurance in US....pathetic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Syntel does not want to grow hence employees are suffering.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Syntel Salary

    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly and nice environment.

    Cons

    Worst management they never care about your personal growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need a change in management to take care of employee benefits.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Syntel was good to work for, they worked with me.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - PC/End User Support in Boise, ID
    Former Employee - PC/End User Support in Boise, ID

    I worked at Syntel full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They went above and beyond to help me with the position.

    Cons

    Sometimes the third party company that you are working at is hard to get along with and because you are third party employment they treat you like it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would work for you again. Please listen to what your employee's have to say and check in with them often to see how are going.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Sr Software engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Developer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Developer in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Senior project management is good and flexible with developers

    Cons

    HR mangement is very flexible to each and every employee based on their own requirement, there is no system to follow, based on individual's capability they bending the corporate policy which is getting irritate to other employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please define the rules/policy from top management to bottom and force to strict every one.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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