Cognizant Technology Solutions

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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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Enjoy working here
Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON9 January 2016
Colleagues very helpful
Managers take care of staff
A lot of pressure to deliver
Team work is good
Long Work hours - expected to work late
Pros
Security
Cons
Salary
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Great company to work with
Oracle DBA (Current Employee) –  London, UK22 December 2015
Work life balance.
very good learning resources.
Perfect place to work.
very good management
very co-operative co-workers
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Good
Accounts Payable Analyst (Former Employee) –  Hyde Park, ON12 December 2015
Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides custom information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States, RETHINK, REINVENT AND REWIRE BUSINESS MODELS
Our clients today face a dual mandate: They need to drive efficiencies and productivity as they cope with market and economic pressures. At the same time, they must invest in innovation to transform their businesses and open up new horizons of opportunity

We help many of the world's leading companies address this dual mandate. We know that organizations cannot master 21st century challenges with 20th century strategies and methods. Business is being transformed by globalization, virtualization, a new generation of millenial workers and continual technology innovation.

In response to the transformative forces that define the Future of Work, Cognizant is helping clients rethink, reinvent and rewire their businesses to apply the new SMAC business technology architecture (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) to their most significant challenges and opportunities.
Pros
Free Transport
Cons
Night Shifts
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Requires to penetrate Canada Market
Automation Project Manager at Citi Bank (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON30 November 2015
Requires to penetrate Canada Market. Currently well placed in the USA Market. Senior Management focus is required to develop the business.
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Pleasant Job Environment
QA Lead (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 November 2015
Supportive co-workers, flexible management, Learned a lot from co-workers, Lunch time and discussion time with co-workers is the best part of the job.
Pros
team lunch everyday
Cons
Benefits can be better
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not a competitive pay
Sr Associate (Current Employee) –  Regina, SK6 August 2015
too much work load and very less pay. managers put lot of work pressure on employees. not helping clients requirements.
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Good
HEALTHCARE CONSULTANT (Business Analyst) (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 July 2015
It was a good learning curve.
Business Analysis
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