Wipro Reviews

Updated March 18, 2015
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  1. Good exposure to multiple technologies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Independence
    Entrepreneurial workstyle
    Flexibility
    Exposure to technologies
    Average compensation

    Cons

    Working hours
    Power base lies with a few

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get fundamentals in place

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Avoid if you can

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    They would have multiple clients across geography and would give enough exposure to the freshers.

    Cons

    The subject master would think that no one knows more than him.
    Most of the senior most roles would only be given to Indians and in particularly South Indians.
    They would talk good things but when it comes to salary and promotion none has any power except bosses sitting at Bangalore office.
    The interviewers are below sub standards and would be busy working on their laptops while taking the interviews.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show some respect to other cultures as well. Give them chance to grow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. Data warehousing Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Best place to start Career

    Cons

    Too big company to work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Positive, Client focused.

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

    I have been working at Wipro part-time

    Pros

    Dynamic, allows staff to push the boundary, willing to take risks, Client focused. Builds long term relationships with clients

    Cons

    Poor team management , conflicts between teams, too many account managers. Many Account Managers don't have the in depth experience of delivering large projects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    create one team approach

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 4 people found this helpful

    There were high and lows but mosty lows and I am happy to jump this ship very soon

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

    I have been working at Wipro

    Pros

    Good infrastructure, If you get onsite opportunity then the payment will be good

    Cons

    From where shall I start:
    1) Company has pathetic retention policy(no wonder why the attrition is so high)
    2) HR never care about employees
    3)Compensation is poor as compared to other companies
    4)Regionalism is rampant
    5) Managers are dumb.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Restructure the entire hierarchy and introduce a stern test to allow only the best candidate to become managers. And seriously work on HR policies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful

    One if the worst company in terms of policies and salary structure

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

    I have been working at Wipro full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Dont really see any Pros.

    Cons

    This review is for Wipro Technologies (IT Sector).
    UCF exam which if you dont clear you may be asked to leave company, this exam even if you clear once next yr they will ask u to take again saying syllabus has changed which is really pathetic and madness. Also this is made aware after you join wipro.
    Practice/CoE ppl struggle most because vertical ppl dont consider them and practice dont have more control for appraisals/hikes.
    Learning curve is most horrific and worrying factor, ppl themself will agree that it is not really adding any value to their experience, customers dont respect wipro much as a quality vendor.
    Policies are the worst part when you travel onshore, no accomodation/guest house facility you need to arrange on ur own, they will pay u indian salary for initial 3 months and per day basis for expenses incurred on food and accomodation so basically your initial 3 months are as good as you are at offshore and some ppl may return also in those 3 months also so basically its not onshore trip but just a local trip in terms of savings from salary.
    There are lot of hidden policies, like they will deduct your onshore salary to pay your pf and even employer pf in india. They are deducting more amount at onshore but are paying less in indian account saying that excess amount is for employer contribution towards PF (Pathetic).
    When employee return from onshore they need to settle the FTR (Foreign Travel Request) which means the advance amount given to employee and until they dont settle the last month of onshore salary is not given.
    Appraisals are just name sake and are decided by higher management, ppl even are blamed by managers saying that since you are in this team thats your mistake and thats why we cant give you good rating and you can do what ever you want its ur wish. HR is just for name sake to obey what senior managers say.
    Very poor hikes almost like 2-3% anually.
    Like this there are n no. of reasons for which you will feel later that why I joined this company.
    PLZ PLZ AND PLZ IF YOU HAVE ANOTHER OPTION GO FOR IT AND NEVER JOIN THIS COMPANY ELSE YOU WILL BE DISSAPPOINTED LATER.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If the worst management we need to identify from all companies then it will be Wipro who will rank 1st. I think management need to change and also change the policies else attrition rate is going to shoot high which has been in till now.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Needs more trimming down of management

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wipro

    Pros

    Good learning experience they have a vast portal to lear tools and stuff.

    Cons

    very monotonous and the 9.5 hours hurts the most.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    trim down the management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Very Good

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

    I have been working at Wipro

    Pros

    Good Projects, lot of scope to learn, good onsite ops

    Cons

    Keep the good work going

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. A good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Manager in Birmingham, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Great people across the globe, a huge variety of work and opportunities, particularly if you like to travel. The Management are now recognising the need to hire more local staff in each geography which is beneficial for the UK and Wipro as a global player.

    Cons

    With all large companies processes can be slow and difficult, this company is no exception and could really do with a hard look at streamlining all internal processes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognise local locations and the nuances of different cultures and match processes accordingly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Many opportunities worldwide

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Head in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Head in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diverse business in IT area, with many clients and projects all over the world.
    High maturity processes.
    Carrer Path and people management.
    Induction programs to help people integration.

    Cons

    Lack of 'local' sensitivity - most of the business is controlled and managed centrally.
    Some managers protect themselves by not allowing their team to grow.
    Too India centric.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide 'true' empowerment and autonomy to local teams - they know the customer better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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