Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 31 January 2015
Updated 31 January 2015
6,323 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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    fresher

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    it is a dream company for every student to work

    Cons

    one of the best mnc

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ill prove myself if u give me this oppurtunity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Best in the market in work culture.

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

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

    Pros

    Descent package,good onsite opportunities but you need to stay long for getting it,no boinds,2 months notice period,immediate departure if u resigned when you are on bench.good bonus upto 200%

    Cons

    Unable to retain good resources,promotions may not be on time,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to retain good resources

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Best company to work

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

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

    Pros

    Good working culture. Workpressure depends on the project we work,no pressures from high level management.
    More scope of learning New technologies.

    Cons

    Slow growth in Career, Workculture is different in different location,
    Salary hike adn pay scale is not encouraging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to work with

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    -Good working environment
    -Best salary
    -Good work life balance

    Cons

    -Nothing comes to my mind

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Best to start a career

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    InDepth training
    Relocation option
    High count of product development domains
    Equal priority among employees

    Cons

    Not considering Trainees passion to work
    Lottery system while project allocation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Check the employees wish before allocating to a project

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good work life balance.

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

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

    Pros

    Almost everything except for internal promotions and onsite opportunities

    Cons

    Takes atleast 3 years to get promoted (if the manager is generous) and lack of onsite opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please promote internal able employees instead of hiring form outside.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good for Freshers

    • 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

    Good Company for fresher
    High Visibility
    Lots of fun and learning

    Cons

    Very poor growth
    Less salary hike

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please imporove the salary structure at junior and mid level

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Best place to Learn

    • 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 full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Best place for ELTs. Recognition of work is good.

    Cons

    Dovetail Examinations - PAT's will be working in office from 8 AM to minimum 8:30 PM and even on weekend and should write dovetail on Exams on the subjects which we are not working.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would suggest that dovetail syllabus should be on the subject which PAT's are working and there should be weightage for performance in BU

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    A good Opportunity for Freshers

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

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

    Pros

    Exposure to new technologies , growth prospects are good

    Cons

    Less Salary as compared to peers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Good

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Good work culture, work life balanc

    Cons

    Less hikes, importantce always goes to senior people irrespective of individual capabilities

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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