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Syntel Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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  1. "Typical consulting company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Consultant in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Test Consultant in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance depends on project. HR/ Management is responsive

    Cons

    Salaries/ Hikes are less, promotions and appreciations are rare

    Advice to Management

    Retain talent, even if you have to pay them more


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotte, NC

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

    Pros

    good company to work with, Good Salary

    Cons

    Vendor company , always instability in terms of project

    Advice to Management

    They should not put bonds/ terms and conditions for employees

  3. "Mainframe Developer"

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    Current Employee - Project Lead
    Current Employee - Project Lead
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Company for freshers. A lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Quality of leadership is not so great

    Advice to Management

    Spend Money in retaining resources.. Freshers cannot deliver all the projects every time.


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Various customer to work with

    Cons

    Need to improve on UK base


  5. "Best organization to start a career"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Better opportunities for each employee and good learning scopes for a fresher as well as lateral. Growth is good at Syntel.

    Cons

    Working hours and expectation are too high from the employees.
    All employees are stretching to fulfill the requirement and delivery on time.

    Advice to Management

    Resourcing should be managed proactively. Additional buffers should be added to all the verticals and projects.


  6. "Project Lead"

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    Current Employee - Project Lead
    Current Employee - Project Lead
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Few Good Leaders, multiple area to wok upon

    Cons

    Pay scale is low.
    Health Insurance is costly.

    Advice to Management

    Pls take good care of existing employees


  7. "Get your career started, then leave"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Able to get some good job experience.

    Cons

    Cannot turn down first project offered to you. You are liable to pay back expenses if you quit or are fired within the first year of relocation. Will not increase salary to cover cost of living in certain cities.

    Advice to Management

    Be truthful and more considerate with your employees.

  8. "company rating"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    If you are on a project then nothing cares

    Cons

    Dont do much for employees


  9. "Consider it done!!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    You get a chance work with some of the best clients!!

    Cons

    Less focus on nurturing the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Need more effort on upskilling the folks in such a dynamic world.


  10. "A typical service based companies with less politics and more learning."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    If you want to learn and explore, this organization let you do it if they identify you as a valuable asset.

    Cons

    US - H1B Employees who wants to work for 6 years and go back to your countries can work without expecting GreenCard opportunities as there is no such thing here.

    Advice to Management

    Money oriented management should consider employee's values.


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