Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 20 December 2014
Updated 20 December 2014
6,035 Reviews
3.5
6,035 Reviews
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture, Visa processing is streamline compare to other Indian based company (in 586 reviews)

  • gt; pretty good work-life balance, but still this depends on the project you get (in 536 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 365 reviews)

  • No work -life balance, a training period of one year for freshers (in 83 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent working culture and good company to start anyone's career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer in Chennai
    Former Employee - Programmer in Chennai

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Working culture and work/life balance

    Cons

    Office politics. Nothing apart from this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Effective policies to minimize bad office politics

  2.  

    It's a very good company for employees of all level

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Chennai
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Chennai

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    - Very flexible when compared to companies in the same league
    - Very supportive Project managers
    - Have to slog hours of work occasionally

    Cons

    - Slightly low compensation comparing to its competitors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good to work with this company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance lot of learning flexible

    Cons

    Hikes have to par on par with market.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Good place to start your career,Brand matters after all

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Quality Consultant in Calcutta
    Current Employee - Service Quality Consultant in Calcutta

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Experienced people, Work culture is good, you have the freedom to talk to higher management, transparent policies

    Cons

    Internal politics, less pay as per the industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    best company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    work lyf balance is very good

    Cons

    no cons...no negative review everything great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very good company to work. Can grow well.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Many benefits and good hike.

    Cons

    As usual politics like other companies.

  8.  

    Awesome Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Pune
    Current Employee - Associate in Pune

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

    Pros

    Great Work Life Balance
    No Mandatory Work Hours
    Recognition for your work
    Hikes better than Service Industry Peers.

    Cons

    Trainee Absorption not great.
    Visa Policy for Entry Level Employees is bad

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cochin
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cochin

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

    Pros

    Everything, standards, exposure, satisfaction & responsibilities

    Cons

    None- salary, politics, appreciation, work model, benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    It is good for lateral entries, it offers good package and variable pay for lateral employees.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    - Good package and performance bonus
    - Employee friendly
    - No dress code

    Cons

    - Management is not good
    - Performance review is not so effective
    - Performance bonus will be paid on annual basis

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Performance review is not so effective
    - Performance bonus will be paid on annual basis

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    good working environment and good co workers

    Cons

    cost cutting politics in teams

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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