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Syntel Reviews

Updated September 23, 2017
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  1. "Teal Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Good company for freshers and new interns as lot to learn.

    Cons

    The pay is less as compare to the role and amount of work.

    Advice to Management

    Should increase the pay to retain resources


  2. "good to learn"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Troy, MI

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

    Pros

    free work and open work culture
    co-operative peers
    process driven

    Cons

    low salary
    poor industry image
    lots of hierarchy

    Advice to Management

    rejig the system

  3. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Great company for freshers to start career.

    Cons

    Do not pay much to employees

    Advice to Management

    revise the salary stucture


  4. "Project Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    new initiatives coming up benefiting employees and organisation

    Cons

    Manager politics.
    No transerancy between HR,MAnager and Employee.

    Advice to Management

    Make resource management more transperant.


  5. "If an trained employee leaves you need to check WHY and How"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    good for fresher.
    good life balance

    Cons

    1. Not Proper hike
    2. appreciation of employees is not done properly

    Advice to Management

    Employee will leave even if you give them good skill set, syntel needs to focus on growth of an employee not only in knowledge but financial also


  6. "worst"

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

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    nothing in this company is good.

    Cons

    worst company ever. only join if you think you will never get a job.


  7. "Typical consulting company"

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    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

  8. "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


  9. "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.


  10. "Perfect for Freshers, not so much for the experienced"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Helpful Team, New technologies, Quality work, quick onsite opportunities.

    Cons

    Rigid management policies, Redundant middle management, not so employee friendly.


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