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Cognizant Technology Solutions Hartford Reviews

Updated January 21, 2018
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Hartford, CT Area

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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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  1. "Overall good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good learning culture, open door policy.

    Cons

    Job promotion is getting harder nowadays


  2. "Testing Analyst or QA Analyst"

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    Current Employee - QA Test Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - QA Test Analyst in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ample Opportunities, Offers Full Time jobs

    Cons

    Not many promotions happen every year across North America

  3. "General"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Windsor, CT
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Windsor, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Open to variety of roles for workholics

    Cons

    Far stretched targets
    Visibility to Senior management is must


  4. "Senior Data Architect"

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    Current Employee - Senior Architect in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Architect in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Transparency, employee benefit, scope of knowledge enhancements

    Cons

    none what so ever i can think of


  5. "Senior Associate (Salesforce.com CRM)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay scale, Plenty of clients for CRM Implementations

    Cons

    No Vision,
    No Management,
    Like most other consulting firms where people are treated as "Resources" or "Bodies".


  6. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work environment to adapt to

    Cons

    Need improvement career based strategy

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. "Average company with good projects and client base"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many good projects all over US

    Cons

    No Growth. Less transparency on rating, appraisals, performance feedback. Need rapport with higher up managers to get good rating or promotion no matter how hard you work.

    Advice to Management

    Stop working in silos and make policies inclusive.

  8. "Good place for beginners"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diverse technologies and scope for freshers

    Cons

    Very slow career growth and no proper techniques to evaluate the resource for year end appraisals.

    Advice to Management

    Try to have a consistent way to evaluate resource during Year end Appraisals and Promotions. Make sure it is applied to all resources in the organization. Be more transparent to the associates.

    Years back Cognizant used to be a place to Celebrate work.
    Now its a place with full of internal peer politics


  9. "Manager Projects"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Culture, Flexibile on a lot of issues

    Cons

    low compensation, poor rating mechanism

    Advice to Management

    better pay packages and compensation


  10. "Onsite Tech Lead"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Onsite Tech Lead in Windsor, CT
    Current Employee - Onsite Tech Lead in Windsor, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Team Collborative, Supportive, Newer opportunities

    Cons

    Promotions delays. Nothing much other than mentioned.


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