Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 17 December 2014
Updated 17 December 2014
6,017 Reviews
3.5
6,017 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.  

    fantastic company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Highly aggressive and forward company

    Cons

    some areas are lagging e.g. culture in Indian offices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to build culture

  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Brisbane
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Brisbane

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

    Pros

    Good for the starters. But not for experienced

    Cons

    Nothing much to say about as it is good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase package

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    great org to work with

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate
    Former Employee - Associate

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    great org to work with. It identifies your skillset and strengths and gives opportunities accordingly.

    Cons

    no problem for me at all

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great org to work with

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    great Company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Recruiting process is not good .but once you are in ,there is nothing much to worry about

    Cons

    No challenging projects and work life balance is not so great

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good work culture but performance evaluation is not good

    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    This is a best place to work without any pressure.. Nice work environment.. Many cultural and social activities which enhance the quality of the company

    Cons

    Some projects treat humans like machines

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Awesome Experience

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

    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
  8.  

    I have had a number of different roles in including two promotions and the opportunity to write my own job description

    • 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

    Professional development, career opportunity, entrepreneurial culture, innovation, growth

    Cons

    work life balance, salary, vacation/holidays, highly matrixed, lack of structure (can be a pro)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Great 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 10 years)

    Pros

    Transparency, Good Management, Employee Friendly environment, Opportunities, Good Package compared to service based industries

    Cons

    No technical training funds allocated

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Great place to work at

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

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    great team
    employee friendly
    Lot to learn

    Cons

    Nothing much going great with excellent growth rate

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Its nice place for stable job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Somers, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate - Projects in Somers, NY (US)

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    Pros

    Good medical benefits. Flexible environment..

    Cons

    No much increment in salary unless you get promotion. Lateral hires are benefited at least at start..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please make promotions based on overall performance and not just 1-2 months and project interest.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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