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HCL Technologies New York City Reviews

Updated December 19, 2016
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  • Work life balance is a challange (in 203 reviews)

  • Salary hike is not as per market standards (in 249 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good but be aware of business"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    When you have engagement assigned its all good.
    Some of the folks are really nice to work with.
    No oversight

    Cons

    No oversight. Lack of big account and oversight.
    Personal not professional when dealing with professional matters.

    Advice to Management

    Communication


  2. "Group Project manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible options and simple work culture. good insurance

    Cons

    No salary hikes, static income and few growth prospects, Had to constantly send reminders to get bonus pay

    Advice to Management

    HCL has been losing employees steadily especially on the leadership side, needs to be looked into


  3. "Feedback"

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    Current Employee - QA Analyst in Plainsboro, NJ
    Current Employee - QA Analyst in Plainsboro, NJ

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I am working as full time and very good in appreciation since consecutive 3 times they appreciated me as best employee

    Cons

    Not much career growth,

    Advice to Management

    No idea


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Technical Lead"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable Job and no Lay offs.
    If the project is complete at a clients location, will be sent to a different client at a different locaiton

    Cons

    Lot of movement due to projects.
    Salary below market value.

    Advice to Management

    In order to stem the attrition, take care of your employees and pay them salaries on par with everyone else in the market


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Could be worse, could be better"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General and Operations Manager in Paterson, NJ
    Current Employee - General and Operations Manager in Paterson, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Global company with clients in every industry and geography. Opportunity is everywhere.
    Great company to start a career with, you will learn a lot.

    Cons

    Business culture is very hectic and ad-hoc. This company does not do a good job of grooming leaders, but if you can fend for yourself, you can certainly rise.

    Advice to Management

    Stop thinking up so many new initiatives, and implement a few that actually make a difference. Do a better job of retaining key talent.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Good company for launching yourself"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Depending on business unit you can accelerate your growth in terms of role and responsibilities.
    Platforms provided for employees to innovate.

    Cons

    Salary below market standards.
    Internal tools and policies are often introduced without proper reviews.
    You need to literally ask for everything (Even for your recognition).
    Rating system doesn't work especially on onsite.

    Advice to Management

    Fix internal tools and way of working.
    Recognizing employees should be meaningful and should impact individual's packages.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "AVP / Division Head"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President/Division Head in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President/Division Head in New York, NY

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Global Infrastructure Services Company with offices across many countries

    Cons

    most back office services based out of India

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on Human capital across all skills


  9. "ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    stable, reliable, relocations, average salaries, trainings

    Cons

    company doesn't care about employees as much as it should be


  10. "project manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    it is good environment to work with

    Cons

    salary is less compare to outside market

    Advice to Management

    belive in your own assets


  11. "Project Manager"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Matured processes , good options, flexibility in few teams , lots of onsite opportunities in all geographies

    Cons

    No green card processing or very limited to certain groups. Too much hierarchy and management overhead, low salaries

    Advice to Management

    Focus on retaining talent , improve performance management and appraisal system, reduce organizational hierarchy, align salary structure with the industry standards.



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