Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 25 November 2014
Updated 25 November 2014
5,919 Reviews
3.5
5,919 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 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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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. 3 people found this helpful  

    It was great working at cognizant

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

    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
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Perfect company for ladies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  7.  

    Good company-Friendly atmosphere, rewards/acknowledgements for our efforts. Good judgment of managers. good growth for a

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

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, rewards/acknowledgements for our efforts. Good judgment of managers. good growth for an employee.

    Cons

    nothing specific. In all aspects the company is doing good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Awesome

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

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

    Pros

    Best company to work with

    Cons

    none according to me while working

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    non

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    very good working environment

    • 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

    Pros

    working environment managers flexibility,facilities,learning opportunities

    Cons

    software and hardware support,food facility

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good company to work for

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

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time

    Pros

    1. Flexible timing
    2. Good salary and hike
    3. Immense scope of learning

    Cons

    1. Not much process oriented
    2. Project politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The internal portals are not user friendly. Needs to be improved further.

  11.  

    For freshers

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

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

    Pros

    Office culture is very fast with a good compensation package

    Cons

    late working hours,poor food quality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    less working hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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