Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
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3.5 5,079 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Cognizant Technology Solutions President & CEO Frank D'Souza

Frank D'Souza

(3,640 ratings)

79% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture starting from training to project deliverables (in 501 reviews)

  • Better work-life balance as compared to top tier consulting companies (in 422 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance & Onshore opportunities depends on the project you are into (in 291 reviews)

  • No work life balance because of nightly offshore calls (in 65 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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    good company

    Programmer Analyst (Current Employee) Calcutta (India)

    Prosflexible working hours but varies from project to project .job security.

    Conssalary is not upto the par as compared to other companies

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

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    Good place to work for

    Associate - Projects (Current Employee) Pune (Brazil)

    ProsJob Security, Good Work culture, on an average 100% variable is offered to major employees and onsite opportunities are vast. Transportation system is awesome.

    ConsNo cons as such. Cognizant will soon overtake it's peer companies.

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

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    Good Service Company

    Technical Lead (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsIf you are lucky you will get really good project. You might get to work with more technical clients from Cognizant. Lot of learning opportunities are there and high scope for personal growth.
    One can learn many things in quick time
    Compensation is decent in industry, laterals get good hike but eventually that get normalized in next few years.

    ConsWork like balance is all depends upon what kind of project one in. But company has variety of project and mostly flexible working hours are there. Unlike other service biggies cognizant does not track 8 hours a day.
    Get really good incentives/performance bonus compared to other companies

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    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) Hyderābād (India)

    Proswork-life balance, company values and promotions

    Consno growth and perks. Senior Leadership team is bad.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease add some more Perks

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

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    Better than peer companies

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

    ProsThere are few good Managers so if you are lucky enough then you might get chance to work with them.
    Gives good compensation every year.

    ConsNeed to improve HR and Immigration Policies a lot.

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

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    Pleasant

    Senior Manager - Projects (Current Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsGood Work exposure
    Capable Management
    Multiple opportunities

    ConsBetter Training options required.
    Improve the Appraisal process

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

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    Better among the service based companies

    Associate (Current Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsFlexible timings.work load depends on client and project.

    ConsSalary hike are average. Working with onsite coordinators is hell.They show their attitude,

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

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    AWESOME days ..Best company to work with

    Junior Product Specialist (Former Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsBest Work Life Balance, Recognition of good work

    ConsNil...Seriously No...Belive ME..I wish i get a opportunity to get back there

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up

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

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