Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 21 October 2014
Updated 21 October 2014
5,669 Reviews
3.5
5,669 Reviews
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Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture starting from training to project deliverables (in 565 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 499 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 338 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls (in 76 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good Company

    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst @ Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst @ Cognizant Technology Solutions

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Everything is good about this company

    Cons

    Nothing as such.Everything is fine

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work Life Balance

  2.  

    A good company to start with.

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

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

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities, flexible timing, good work life balance

    Cons

    Salary and compensation can be improved

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Chennai
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Chennai

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexibility
    time
    management
    work culture
    cultural
    team meetings
    less work
    social n/w
    time
    management
    work culture
    team meetings

    Cons

    less work
    social n/w
    time
    management
    work culture
    team meetings

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing much

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    it is amazing to work in such a great organization.

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    no formal
    no bonds
    good perks
    good training procedure
    good work culture

    Cons

    low work life balance
    centralized management
    recognition
    weekend work loads
    polices related to promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    doing well

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Its a nice place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Mumbai

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The work culture is good in terms of career architecture you can grow in this organization vertically and horizontally (if you have other interests develop skills and shift)

    Cons

    Only cons is in transportation (1 way drop or pick up) and food catering (bring more vendors on the canteen floor) facilities in BPO Sector

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please correct the cons the organization will be a better place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Nice place to start up your career.

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

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of development work,flexible work environment, work life balance is good,people's are technically very sound,lots of learning.

    Cons

    Politics, poor hr service, sometimes you can see manager driven autocracy, if you are not managers' favorite, you can have a tough time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good 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 (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible Work timings,Lots of HR activities

    Cons

    Salary needs to be increased

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring more projects to all locations rataher than concentrating to base locations

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Overall Good - Though i was not in development project, otherwise nice place to work and learn

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Internal training, Customer centric, Good place to learn new technology (only if you are in technology vertical or hardcode coding project)

    Cons

    Compensation can be increased. otherwise good.

  10.  

    Partially happy

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

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

    Pros

    Brand name, growth, technology

    Cons

    Pay package is not up to the mark, changing projects

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Hard work and fun

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

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

    Pros

    Technically competent team members. Very good higher management.

    Cons

    Work life balance. Medical Policy, Leave Policy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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