Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 20 November 2014
Updated 20 November 2014
5,883 Reviews
3.5
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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 574 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 509 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is poor as more work is expected than pure US based companies (in 349 reviews)

  • No work -life balance, a training period of one year for freshers (in 78 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    It was great working at cognizant

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Pros:
    Flexible work schedule
    Good managers and too many projects.
    Great work life balance.
    Others things depend on the type of project you get inn.

    Cons

    Cons;
    Less pay and it takes years to get a good hike.
    Growth takes time.
    It takes a lot of time to understand the architecture ,as there is long chain gap between higher management and 1st level employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase the pay scale.. Their is no hike after we enter into the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior process executive

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Process Executive in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Senior Process Executive in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Personal account dealing UBS trades activities global education team

    Cons

    challenges coming to work i never faced any kind of challenges.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice to management is mainly standard process about work updates of processes keenly follow up to clients. process improvement ideas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Programmer Analyst

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    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Pune
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Pune

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

    Pros

    Open culture, performance based appraisal, personal growth, casual environment, young average age of employees

    Cons

    low salary increment per year

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    great company to work in

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    work life balance is excellent

    Cons

    kind of normal salary which we get

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    salary should be somewhat high

  6.  

    Programmer Analyst in Cognizant having 3 years of experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Hyderābād

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

    Pros

    Good Learning Scope, Great work life balance

    Cons

    Promotion cycle is not streamlined.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotion cycle should be streamlined.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good place for 3-5 year experienced

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects in Pune
    Former Employee - Associate - Projects in Pune

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

    Pros

    Quite relaxed. Opportunities to get trained in new technologies. Good onsite opportunity

    Cons

    I found it difficult to get into a good project. Worked on outdated technology.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Perfect company for ladies

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst

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

    Pros

    1) Wide opportunities within organisation
    2) Good hike
    3) Comfortable place to work
    4) Visa initiation

    Cons

    Nothing as such. May be the leadership should interfere and observe core people work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Professional, Great learning experience. One of the best companies

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    • 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 5 years)

    Pros

    The environment is very gud.
    Good company for employees with good benefits

    Cons

    Nowadays lot of employee friendly things are being removed and its becoming like an other s.w company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Work-life balance at CTS.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Dotnet Developer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Dotnet Developer in Bangalore

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Cognizant provides a work-friendly environment. Work-friendly says it all ,since it covers growth, good management , lesser work pressure :). Personally , i was happy to be part of this organization

    Cons

    Perks are not so great. And also the travel opportunities has reduced a lot over the couple of years.

    Recommends
  11.  

    Nice place to work for

    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Pune
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Pune

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment.
    Ample onsite opportunities.
    No stringent work hour policy.

    Cons

    HR should be more transparent while disclosing compensation reviews.

    Approves of CEO

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