Tech Mahindra Reviews

Updated June 26, 2015
101 reviews filtered by
  • Mumbai, India Area (India)
  • Any Job Title
  • Any Status
Employment Status

Reset
2.8
Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Tech Mahindra Managing Director CP Gurnani
CP Gurnani
24 Ratings

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)

More Pros and Cons

101 Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1. Hopeless company

    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Tech Mahindra full-time

    Pros

    Absolutely none. Its an nightmare to work here

    Cons

    Pathetic management and HR polices. Not at all employee friendly.
    Would recommend never to join it


  2. Keep Away!! Avoid it like Plague

    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Tech Mahindra

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The only pro is that if you are a relative of anyone who has completed a few years in the company your job is secure. And yes lots of entertainment programs all the time, only for the select few who can afford the time. And those who can afford this luxury are ones above mentioned.

    Cons

    1. Horrible senior managers.
    2. Third grade support staff
    3. Useless HR
    4. Red Tape everywhere.
    5. Third grade work culture on the floor.

    Advice to Management

    Kindly improve by hiring and retaining competitive and skilled personnel. Forget about hiring and retaining relatives and relatives of relatives. You are scripting your own downfall is what can be seen everywhere.


  3. Worst organization to start career, similar to jail.

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

    I worked at Tech Mahindra full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There is hardly any advantage but must say that Tech Mahindra have very large strength of highly experienced professional.

    Cons

    In Tech Mahindra most of employees have high experience of about 12-20 years with age band of 40-50 years so these people do not care about career of new generation, freshers and college hires. There is lot of politics observed in this organization and very less chance of career progression. Experienced people do not give chance to learn as they were insecure of god knows what ?

    One more thing to add is managers do not want their employees to learn new things hence they do not allow for internal training so there is also very less chance to gain knowledge within organization.

    Not only managers but some employees were also there who are still working since 8 years with a salary of 14 thousand and do not have any option to leave as they were bound because they were not trained and limited to do same work for over years or decades.

    If someone ask me about what i have learnt in TechM i would say "Nothing other than internal politics".

    Advice to Management

    Management should keep things consistent and have their process and policies standardized and equal to all irrespective of job level, also to keep salaries consistent without any ups and down such as miscellaneous deduction of over 60% and high salary over 150%.


  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. Good place to start off your career if you are not concerned about how much you get paid

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

    I worked at Tech Mahindra

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Training is not that good...It is too specific to techm...so you don't really learn a lot...
    promotions are quite slow..you will get appreciated for your work everytime(assuming you are good at it) but your salary, post, responsibilities nothing really changes that fast..not a place to be in if you want to grow professionally.

    Cons

    Office timings are bad...the transport, atleast in mumbai is bad...just one fixed time for the bus...if you ever get late you will have to come to office yourself...and if you have to come to office on weekends the compensation is much less than the amount you spend on travel and to top it all there is nothing other than biscuits in the canteen. and the locality is not that great to have some decent restaurants.

    Advice to Management

    1. Improve your training
    2. Make sure to repair the ceilings so that we don't have to sit with plastic sheets on stuck to the roof to prevent water from falling on our desks. There have been instances where we have kept dustbins on our desk to collect the rain water.
    3. Do something about the mice. Try to keep them away from our cubicles and the canteen! Please!


  6. I was working at Tech Mahindra full-time for two years

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

    I worked at Tech Mahindra

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

    Pros

    Company value, polices and process

    Cons

    Poor Resource management and low career growth with very less salary hike.

    Advice to Management

    From their own perspective they are doing right things to fat their balance sheet (Acquisitions, cost cuttings, denying salary hikes and promotions)... severe lack of inspiring leadership especially at top levels.


  7. Good company to join when you are about to retire from career.

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

    I have been working at Tech Mahindra full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good growth potential but only after merger with Mahindra Satyam is complete.

    Cons

    No transparency, untrustworthy middle management. 'Favorite' team members given better projects, more onsite opportunities and faster promotions than those with merit/skills.


  8. Pathetic experience in Tech Mahindra.

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

    I have been working at Tech Mahindra full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    No Pros identified till now.

    Cons

    Bad Work culture.
    Less pay.
    No personal life.
    Employee unfriendly.
    Bad Management.
    Poor policies.

    Advice to Management

    No Advice, since it does not make any difference to upper management.


  9. Not very good

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

    I have been working at Tech Mahindra full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The work is broken down into small pieces so that one person does not feel the full load but I guess this is with every IT company.

    Cons

    1,Tech Mahindra does not have projects still it keeps on people on bench and they keep on feeling the pressure.

    2. Major customer is BT and it is in theprocess of taking out the business Now, the manpower which was recruited for BT projects suddenly does not have much work. The whole telecom industry is down does not help much.

    3.The middle level managment is too arogant.

    Advice to Management

    This company was formed to exploit the oppoirtunity of BT IT business. Now, this decline of telecom should have been forecasted before (it is the job of leaders, I suppose) and business should have been diversified much before. This is the faiure of leadership.


  10. Enquire well before joining.

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

    I have been working at Tech Mahindra

    Pros

    1. Just 8 working hours
    2. Enough leaves
    3. Brand name.

    Cons

    1. Higher Management
    2. Salaries
    3. Quality of work


  11. Politics, back biting and sad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Tech Mahindra

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Telecom sector focus is the only reason, why one should think of working at this firm. The energy and spirit prevalent 3 years back is lost and now everyone is just working to protect their position with no interest in developing the company or growing the business any further.

    Cons

    Politics, self promotion, bad HR policies, management team which is not motivated and not interested in either the employee or customer satisfaction.

    Advice to Management

    Revamp HR, mean what you communicate and focus on business growth. Get back the energy and spirit of 2007 TechM and retain the small company culture that helped you grow so fast.



Showing 101 of 2,487 reviews
Reset Filters
RSS Feed </> Embed

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.