Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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3.5 5,019 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(3,601 ratings)

79% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture compared to other offshoring companies(in 496 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies(in 415 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into(in 288 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls(in 64 reviews)

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    fantastic company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsHighly aggressive and forward company

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to build culture

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    great org to work with

    Associate (Former Employee)

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

    Consno problem for me at all

    Advice to Senior Managementgreat org to work with

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Best work culture

    Programmer Analyst (Former Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsBest work culture.
    Good experience with clients
    Nice work place

    ConsSalary, work load, incentives, promotions, work timings, flexibility

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey should trust new comers and give responsibilities to them

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It all depends on the project you get, but company wise cognizant is very good company. Lots of goodies.

    Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsJob Security, good work culture, light work.

    ConsIt all depends on projects you get.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot much

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

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    Intern (Former Employee) Pune (India)

    Prosits a best place to work

    Consthere are no cons and a good place to work

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good to grow with Leader

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIf you live the way with Values of this company, professionally yo go a long way.

    ConsIn the end, keep in mind : Don't love your company, love your job.

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

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    Consulting leading the organizations but too much disintegration and internal divide due to revenue accounting

    Senior Consultant - Business Consulting (Current Employee) Bentonville, AR (US)

    ProsCognizant Business consulting strategy is working
    Companies vision is towards the future
    Admired by Colleagues
    Admire by industry analysts

    ConsCompensation less compared to competitor organizations
    Non standard compensation
    Heavily loaded on management
    No career development opportunities
    No rotation programs
    many fragmented BU's who don not want to collaborate

    Advice to Senior ManagementIntroduce job rotation program for the talent to sustain
    Take career paths of employees seriously rather than just introducing software tools

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Incredible opportunity for career growth like no other

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsHave been with company almost 10 years - still feel passionate about success of firm. Company allows you to try new things and help guide your own career path.

    ConsOne is forever connected; work life balance is a challenge.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAs one grows career internally, would love to see growth in salary based on a salary range tied to the role one transitions to - not all movements should be lateral and require you to prove yourself first. This seems common practice at lower levels.

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

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    Very secure and good paymaster

    Manager - Consulting (Current Employee) Cleveland, OH (US)

    ProsJob stability, good annual increase

    ConsLot of travel involved. and long work hours for business development

    Advice to Senior ManagementWe need better work life balance

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

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    Good Experience

    Senior Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsWork life balance , growth

    ConsNone that I can think of now

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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