Tech Mahindra Reviews

Updated August 28, 2015
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Tech Mahindra Managing Director CP Gurnani
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Pros
  • Extremely good work life balance (in 114 reviews)

  • Onsite Opportunities (varies with Project) (in 121 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance depends on project a lot (in 61 reviews)

  • One more point to consider here is that salary hike they give is inappropriate (in 66 reviews)

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  1. The worst place to work for till date.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Bangalore (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    A lot of exposure to new technologies, and the best training grounds for a fresher.

    Cons

    Change the middle level of management employees that you have, and start to encourage fair play in promoting deserving candidates, people who have not contributed at all in the project they should never be promoted, what I mean is that there should be some amount of justification. Also, I feel that the appraisals should be done both ways, i.e. the team members should be allowed to rate there managers, this way the middle management people will become answerable.

    Advice to Management

    Change the middle level of management employees that you have, and start to encourage fair play in promoting deserving candidates, people who have not contributed at all in the project they should never be promoted, what I mean is that there should be some amount of justification. Also, I feel that the appraisals should be done both ways, i.e. the team members should be allowed to rate there managers, this way the middle management people will become answerable.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Employee review - Tech Mahindra Limited

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good onsite opportunities. great extra curricular activities

    Cons

    HR policies, rude and sadistic managers

    Advice to Management

    Please treat employees fairly and equally. They are the basic building blocks of the company. Don't treat an employee in lower and higher grade differently.


  3. Helpful (2)

    Red Taped, Treat employees like Meat

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Okay place to work in case you are unable to find a job anywhere else. Its a shame, but dont have much to say here.

    Cons

    False commitments, Low employee morale overall, No employee benefits, Unfair and disrespectful Management. After working for a couple of years - I not found quality of resources in the company, especially the Sr Mgmt. Unethical measures to retain employees and contracts.

    Advice to Management

    Okay place to work in case you are unable to find a job anywhere else. Dont have much to say here.


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    A very bad place to work

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Associate Grade I in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Associate Grade I in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    If you are technically unskilled and know to to talk sweet to managers you have a very good chance of survival in the company As far as Indian clients are concerned they may even ask you to go to the railway station and book tickets for them You will never get the job for which you were hired even if there is a opening matching your skillset this is because the resource management team is a very unskilled one

    Cons

    If you work two years in TechMahindra you will become a vegetable ie a person who is technically a zero A few project managers will even treat you like their slaves and no one is going to hear your complains coz the management only listens to the manager and he/she knows and well and hence there is every chance of you being exploited

    Advice to Management

    get some humanity instilled in you


  6. Helpful (1)

    Frustrated at TechM

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    1. Good work culture as managers and non managers are seated in the same cubicals so there is no differenciation as such.

    Cons

    1. No Proper Hikes 2. Delays in the Variable Pay of a Quater by almost 1-2 months 3. No proper Appraisal 4. Salaries are too low as compared to other IT Companies 5. No Chances of getting released once you join the project. The only way out is to leave the company. 6. Slave of BT and ATT

    Advice to Management

    Please make the system such as the employees are considered as an important part of the company than the managers. The reason is that the managers get good hike but the grass root level people are always cheated. If they stop working what are the manager's use? Please understand this and take good care of employees but giving them appropriate hikes and compensations so that they stay in the company happily and the attrition rate can be reduced.


  7. Good place to start as a fresher

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Initial Training Program training is good.. Salary as a fresher is good

    Cons

    Salary offered to an experienced is very bad... Appraisals are very very less

    Advice to Management

    Take some measures for salary increase..


  8. Good place to learn telecom domain

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great set of people on telecom Very sales focussed Aggressive

    Cons

    Not people friendly organisation Favouritism exists in the company

    Advice to Management

    Take people along A company is just NOT sales and delivery Invest in building IT systems Invest in your people and build talent from within


  9. work like a donkey for charity

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anything [Not Defined] in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Anything [Not Defined] in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    learning politics learning favouritism work like a donkey without work/life balance no value for experience no skills required no value for work

    Cons

    no value for work learning politics learning favouritism no skills required work like a donkey without work/life balance no value for experience

    Advice to Management

    Treat the employees atleast like human beings. Assign appropriate work to appropriate people. Technical person in support, support person in technical front. what onsite people are doing other than attending calls?


  10. Dont get fooled by the name...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Associate in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Ur being Paid (someday or the other or often delayed due to ever changing policies).!

    Cons

    it sucks to be here and please dont go the same mistake as i did.

    Advice to Management

    ha ha.. No Advice.! You guys rock.!!


  11. Care Free Career, Welcome to Tech Mahindra

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Continuous Education Programme - The Cultural Activities - The Josh Group - You are taught optimism, tolerance and patience. - Transfers you to all farther corners of India, you like it or not.

    Cons

    - Incompetent dumb people are hired at management levels which makes life miserable. - You can acquire as many skills as you want, you'll be allocated to Unix project for 6 months, and then moved to a Siebel project for an year, support for a while, bench for a while, testing for an year on some godforsaken product you have never heard of... - Completely etiquette less managers/supervisors - Slave for your manager and earn your hike and Promotion - not at ALL Employee friendly - does not care about employee welfare - horrendous HR policies - Peanuts for salary/hike that are paid after delays and delays and delays. Actually when you stop expecting the salary. -

    Advice to Management

    - You need to adapt to change - you need to respect talent - you need to scrap all your HR policies and start all over once again. - with the money and treatment meted out to people there, you'll lose all your talented resources.



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