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Cognizant Technology Solutions UK Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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  1. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good onsite opportunity
    Good technology to explore

    Cons

    Poor salary at offshore
    Partial ratings
    Late promotions

    Advice to Management

    Get the things straight


  2. "Good company if you are self-driven"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - You can architect your own career
    - Entrepreneurial culture
    - Client exposure

    Cons

    -Lack of structure
    -Lack of communication across horizontals and verticals
    -Compensation and benefits below average

  3. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Open environment
    Accessible management
    Flexibility
    Fosters entrepreneurial behaviour

    Cons

    Sometimes could be chaotic
     Limited progression opportunities in some BUs


  4. "overall good"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good working environment, good work

    Cons

    poor salary increment, poor management


  5. "Cognizant Consulting"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant - Business Consulting in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant - Business Consulting in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Clear progression structure, advancement opportunities, friendly people.

    Cons

    Organisational structure needs refinement, work often duplicated.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline organisational structure. Create searchable repository for intellectual capital across all areas.


  6. "Work culture and performance management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly teams to work with, diverse customers across industries

    Cons

    poor performance management system, dont value your loyalty to the company

    Advice to Management

    Introduce better performance management and also respect your loyal employees


  7. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bournemouth, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom to learn and grow on our terms. Ample time given to pursue personal ambitions

    Cons

    Very inexperienced leadership. There is very little connect with the top management.

  8. "Good starting point"

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    Current Employee - Graduate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Graduate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Graduate scheme its just amazing, lets people start their career and try different departments to understand where you really want to settle down and what you enjoy!

    Cons

    Its hard to move your project while you have one and you become billable. But with hard work comes some disadvantages.

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible and love your people more than customers


  9. "Technology Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Technology Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Technology Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great employer
    Good challenging projects
    Good onsite opportunities
    Flexible working hours

    Cons

    Too many managers
    People/Manager pleasers flourish


  10. "Good for couple of years"

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    Former Employee - DevOps Architect in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - DevOps Architect in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good clients to work for through Cognizant

    Cons

    Most of the work done by offshore teams


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