Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.5 of 5 4,415 reviews
www.cognizant.com Teaneck, NJ 5000+ Employees

Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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3.5 4,415 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(3,207 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Fair company with good work culture, good opportunities to learn and explore"
    in 405 reviews
  • "Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies"
    in 312 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work Life balance takes a huge hit, Will be in a night cave if selected for a wrong project"
    in 222 reviews
  • "No work life balance, Working with the same client unless you move out of the company"
    in 47 reviews
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Great place to Start IT Career !!

Programmer (Former Employee)
Chennai

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

ProsIndustry Standard learning experience and Good employee benefits

ConsBig company so you get to grow a bit slow than Small Startups

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A good place to work in.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

Pros1) Work culture.
2) Flexibility
3) Scope of learning and benefits.

Cons1) Visibility depends on project. The better or bigger the project bigger will be your reputation.
2) No generic process for promotion or hike. All depends on management.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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One of the best Company to start your career

Associate - Projects (Current Employee)
Calcutta

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

ProsTraining
Better Management/HR
Less bench time

ConsSalary is less compared to others

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work.

Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
Chennai

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

Prosthis is a Great place to work.

Consthe salary hike is less.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsNice Company to work with....!!

ConsNot Applicable for Cognizant Technology Solutions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Programmer Analyst (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than a year

ProsAmple opportunities to work and lot of encouragement from managers. A great place to work

Conspolitics in the company is sometimes a problem. Its not a problem in CTS alone.

Advice to Senior Managementpromotions and compensations can be improved

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company

Project Manager (Current Employee)

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

Prosgood career growth, lots of opportunities, lot of learning

Consoffice in many places in Chennai, company has become too big but the support groups have not grown

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Worth it

Programmer Analyst Trainee (Current Employee)
Chennai

I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for less than a year

Prosgood working environment, good communication, as a fresher gets to learn a lot, supportive colleagues.

Consincrements are hard to earn, promotions are not frequent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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cool company

Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
Pune

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

Proscompanies policies are good and quite beneficial.

ConsFor freshers mostly they train you in some technology and assign you in some other.
I feel resource management is not good.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement must value their resource and their talent. they must look into their resources capabilities and guide them through to perform better rather then to force them to work day and night on something in which he isnt intrested

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It was a wonderful journey

Programmer Analyst (Former Employee)
Chennai

I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions for more than 3 years

ProsFlexible time, work culture, technical exposure

ConsSalary hike, onsite opportunities, politics

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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