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Syntel Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  1. "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.


  2. "Very deceiving people, very unprofessional"

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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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    its a good company for drug dealer and addicts

    Cons

    they lie and deceive you. they under pay you and has no potential to grow

  3. "Senior Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you are talented you will have your way

    Cons

    Not an employee friendly company

    Advice to Management

    Make it emplyee friendly company and encourage servant leadership


  4. "SCRUM master certified senior software developer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Lead in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Lead in Troy, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good client exposure and learning the Business with technology

    Cons

    Low career growth & Salary Hike is low

    Advice to Management

    Need to take care of employees who have been working in the company for more than 5 years


  5. "N?A"

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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

    There are almost none. Technology, Environment,Friendly

    Cons

    there are many.Values, Balance, Management treatment with subordinates


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nothing positive comes to mind

    Cons

    They have no respect for your time or efforts. You are a number to them and nothing more. Run far and away.

    Advice to Management

    You should really try to understand where you are doing business and the cost of doing business there.


  7. "Worst place to work and they treat you like a slave"

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    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing i can say expert they have very very bad mouth HR people for their benefits..

    Cons

    No motivation
    Bring billing otherwise you will be treated like a homeless/sick guy about to die.
    No ethics and very bad culture in treating people.. anyone can harness you irrespective of how good and experienced resource are especially HR / operations guys.

    Advice to Management

    Close it and reopen a consultancy for any laundry or cleaning service.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Not a good company for work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No Employee Benefits
    Worst work culture
    Pathetic Management
    No Job satisfaction
    No Perks and Financial Benefits
    No Work life balance
    Hopeless Policies

    Cons

    Your confidence level will goes down if you will work here
    You can't be happy working here
    You will lost your family life
    You will waste your time and money working here
    In short you will be frustrated always

    Advice to Management

    Respect people who are working for you !


  9. "Good start but no growth."

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

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

    Pros

    Start was good but no growth
    No much formality which is good and bad
    Nothing else i can think of

    Cons

    No growth
    Politics
    No quality leaders
    Biased system
    Leadership is happy with short term benefit, lacks vision.
    Number of projects reducing due to small mentality

    Advice to Management

    Dont go with number of years but instead go by the ability and quality


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Company in a real mess"

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    Current Employee - Project Lead I in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Project Lead I in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    I am still searching for it

    Cons

    management sucks, employees will rather butter managers rather than performing well. Lot of power in managers hand who exploit ti wrong way, give every thing to favorites. Place where no. of managers are almost half of the resource count.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of these bad habits or the company will sink


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