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Cognizant Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated 5 Dec 2019

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3.7
75%
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Cognizant Technology Solutions CEO Brian Humphries
Brian Humphries
1,839 Ratings
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  1. "Nice place to star your career"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment to work. Flexible work time Good for learning

    Cons

    Need to sit on bench for long time

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-09-27
  2. "Competitive digital consultancy environment"

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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Global capability with a strong presence in the market -A chance to work with SME's and leaders in the digital space

    Cons

    - Still quite transactional and reactive in nature -Complex, matrix structure with a lack of agility or urgency

    Advice to Management

    Try to eliminate unconscious bias.

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-11-28
  3. "I would not recommend it"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    WOrking for a big organisation, with potential opporutnity to grow.

    Cons

    Lacking coherent and executable strategy for business growth and personal development

    Advice to Management

    Walk the floor, talk to the teams on the ground.

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-11-25
  4. "Life is changing at Cognizant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work-life balance can be maintained with ease

    Cons

    Extremely driven by sales organisation and hence struggles with delivery

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-11-17
  5. "Good company , Org structure and functions need improvement"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Onshore opportunities Good work ethic

    Cons

    Lack of clarity on People's Roles and their training for building better careers

    Advice to Management

    Improve the Organisation structure and properly divide the roles and responsibilities instead of overloading the resources and then expecting creativity out of them . Stop linking Pay with designation changes , Simplify the Non-delivery work and maximize the value from the resources.

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-11-12
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Tech Lead 

    I worked at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, good office environment. Free snacks and bf on Mondays

    Cons

    Promotions can be a bit late

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-10-24
  7. "Overall good"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for fresh starters, on boarding is awesome

    Cons

    Need to chase up thing most of times

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-11-05
  8. "Bad mgmt"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Huge company, you will not be recognized

    Cons

    Lot of culture and racist behavior

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-10-29
  9. "Giant to work but slow growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Global exposure and benefits are good

    Cons

    Salary not competitive and slow growth

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-10-30
  10. "Bodyshop"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cognizant Technology Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    International opportunities. Health care (for temporary visa holders)

    Cons

    Below market salary. Body shop. Lack of diversity, primarily indians. very little budget to do anything or to organise events. Growth is based on years not merit.

    Advice to Management

    Hire a more diverse group of people. Increase salary to market average. spend more budget on social events. Provide same healthcare benefits to local citizens.

    Cognizant Technology Solutions2019-10-24
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