Cognizant Technology Solutions

Cognizant Technology Solutions Employee Reviews

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Good and healthy workculture
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Ontario17 January 2017
Every workplace has its pros and cons and its the same with my previous workplace. I used to ignore the cons and focus primarily on what is essential. This way I used to feel job satisfied and peaceful.
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no fun at work, just asked to work what ever client asked to work
Manager -Operations in backup administration (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ON10 January 2017
no fun at work, just asked to work what ever client asked to work.

Management is not good.

No transparency in promotion.

Good part is salary, cognizant pays you well
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fun work place
Dot net Developer (Former Employee) –  Delhi, ON9 January 2017
mostly the team assigned is fun and well professional work culture is maintained at work place.

The recreation activities conduction for team building were highly encouraged.
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Average
Programmer (Former Employee) –  West Bengal23 December 2016
Not the best working environment. Management could use some work. Can be demanding up to the point of 7 working days in a week.
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Terrible work life balance
Associate - Projects (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON20 December 2016
Excellent clients to work with but not very good work life balance.Good co workers.Enjoyable part of the job is getting the opportunity to wok with Fortune 500 clients.
Pros
Excellent clients
Cons
Leave
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Excellent
QA team (Former Employee) –  Canada13 December 2016
Great place to work. Great team.
Very professional
Team is very superb
Very good team
Nice work place
great tools for employees
very focus work streams area
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Productive and Secured workplace
Senior Associate (Current Employee) –  Kitchener-Waterloo, ON6 December 2016
Big Company with multiple career options and very good for Onsite opportunities.
The management layer is reasonable but the appraisal process has lot of politics
Pros
Good Pay
Cons
Long Hours, Politics
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Good Company
Talent Acquisition Team, QE&A Canada (Current Employee) –  North York, ON30 October 2016
Long Back end processes, but great environment and team. New Recruitment team in Canada for this market, still in progress but working hard to perfect processes.
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Productive and fun place to work
Senior Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON23 August 2016
A very good organization to work for and the clients include many of the fortune 500 companies. Its one of the top IT outsourcing multinationals.
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Good work culture with employee friendly policies
Senior Associate (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON3 August 2016
Cognizant is a very good organization with lots of opportunities for all kind of people - be it with onsite aspiration or techno savvy interest. Having good and helpful management at the top, you can be rest assured about your growth.
having presence in almost all the leading countries, there are always multiple openings in projects and most of the times one will be having a choice to select a project from many.
Pay wise, Cognizant certainly has competitive pay structure and also has reputation in the market to give handsome bonus and hike.
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A good company to work for
Senior Associate - Projects (Former Employee) –  Kolkata, Brussels & Zürich5 July 2016
A good company to work for, especially if you are interested in global opportunities. Too much sales focused. So, if you are in a Manager or Senior Manager band, do expect to be immersed in a sea of proposals that you have to work on.
Pros
Good scope for learning, lot of onsite roles, senior management attentive to employee needs
Cons
Current middle management has many incompetent elements, it is losing its core values slowly due to the sheer size it has grown to
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Cognizant - Celebrating Work
Manager (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB27 June 2016
A nice place to work and got a great team. Learned a lot in my 12 yrs of experience with Cognizant and their Academic training is really good with all training materials.
Pros
Learning, updating Tech skills
Cons
slow growth rate, low salary
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Average
Team lead & Subject matter expert (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON6 June 2016
Average company with good policies but zero growth opportunity. Appraisal system has no relation to the work performed. There is no clarity on how the employees are promoted.
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Best testing services vendor
Senior Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 May 2016
Great place to work. Learn a lot on how to handle client expectations.
hardest part of job was long hours and expectation to be completing both client related tasks and company related tasks.
Pros
best vendors for testing services.
Cons
long hours.
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Workplace has been very learning
Associate - Projects (Current Employee) –  Chennai, London, Milton Keynes17 May 2016
Workplace has been very learning. But there is no career growth and no advancement as far as monetary compensation is considered.
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Good
Specialized Test Consultant - Automation Testing (Current Employee) –  CA27 April 2016
The work environment in Cognizant is good. But employees need to spend long hours every day to meet the expectation from the organization.
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Good company to settle in a few years before retirement
Program QE Manager (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC25 April 2016
Extreme Client focus
Extended work hours
Overtime is not paid
a lot depends on the relation with your manager
no salary or comp offs for extra working
Pros
Options to travel to almost any country
Cons
Extreme client focus leads to compromising personal ideas and extended work hours
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Day at my workplace
IT Consultant (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON18 April 2016
My day would start by greeting my fellow workers and followed by task assigned to me and completion. Hard work pays, management is very helpful but demanding, co-workers are really very helpful. Hardest part was offshore call late at night but later enjoyed it the most.
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Good solid company
Service Delivery Associate Director (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON8 April 2016
Good solid company. Plenty of room to grow. Fair management. Definite learning curve on the HR side as it is all computer based and self managed, easy once you get accustomed to it.
Pros
Good pay
Cons
A lot of hours
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Good
associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON17 January 2016
It was my first company, have worked on different projects at different locations. It was very good experience working with Cognizant
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Overall rating

4.1
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3.8
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3.6
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4.0
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3.7
Culture
3.9

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