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Review averages

  • 103 employees say

    Excellent (28)
    27.184466019417%
    Good (30)
    29.126213592233%
    Satisfactory (21)
    20.388349514563%
    Subpar (24)
    23.300970873786%
    3.05
  • 7 applicants say

    Excellent (4)
    57.142857142857%
    Good (1)
    14.285714285714%
    Satisfactory (1)
    14.285714285714%
    Subpar (1)
    14.285714285714%
    3.33

Company summary

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

Company info

Who we are

Company outlook

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PASSION FOR OUR CLIENTS’ SUCCESS

We're driven by a passion to help our clients build stronger, more agile and more innovative businesses. 

Cognizant enables global enterprises to address a dual mandate: to make their current operations as efficient and cost-effective as possible and to invest in innovation to unleash new potential across their organizations.

What makes Cognizant unique is our ability to help clients meet both challenges. We help them enhance productivity by ensuring that vital business functions work faster, cheaper and better. And, our ability to conceptualize, architect and implement new and expanded capabilities allows clients to transform legacy models to take their business to the next level.

 

Benefits

We offer a wide spectrum of benefits and development programs that rewards and equips our workforce to grow and acquire new skills.

General Benefits

·       Competitive portfolio of benefits that addresses the employee’s well-being and medical emergencies

·       Attractive package of benefits that employees can tailor based on needs

·       Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents

·       All applicable statutory benefits, such as retirement and pension plans

Learning/Development

·       Specialized training programs to support the integration of all new hires into our dynamic business environment

·       Individual learning plans from Cognizant’s Academy to foster continuous career progression

·       Focused online and instructor-led courses to develop knowledge on domain, technical expertise and soft skills, supported by internal and external certifications

·       Leadership development programs to build and nurture a pool of successful industry leaders

Recognition

·       Annual incentive payouts based on performance parameters

·       Awards for demonstrating individual abilities beyond the call of duty and participating in initiatives specific to business units

·       Long-service awards for contributions made over a period of years to Cognizant

 

Location


  • 500 Frank W Burr Blvd
    Teaneck, NJ, 07666
    USA

For applicants

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What Makes Cognizant Different?

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

You can accomplish big things at Cognizant

At Cognizant, we provide the opportunities, challenges and support to live the future of your work now. Explore where we work, how we work and the opportunities that await you.

 

How would we describe the company culture?

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OUR CULTURE

Our diverse workforce collectively believes that the future is ours to make. It’s our mark of difference - and it’s no accident. Learn more about our diversity.


You Need an Environment that Cultivates the Visionary in You

Cognizant is a leading provider of global business and technology services that is ranked on Fortune’s lists of the “World’s Most Admired” and “Fastest Growing Companies.”

We combine a passion for client satisfaction and innovation with a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work.

 

What else should applicants know about us?

With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com/careers or follow us on Twitter: @Cognizant 

 

FAQ

What is the best way to find and apply for positions at Cognizant?

To join our vibrant team of professionals, visit our web site www.cognizant.com/careers. Click the Featured Jobs or Find Jobs tab to search for jobs that best fit your areas of interest and specialization. To learn more about working at Cognizant, visit the Working Here section of our web site.

 

To join our vibrant team of professionals, visit our web site www.cognizant.com/careers. Click the Featured Jobs or Find Jobs tab to search for jobs that best fit your areas of interest and specialization. To learn more about working at Cognizant, visit the Working Here

To join our vibrant team of professionals, visit our web site www.cognizant.com/careers. Click the Featured Jobs or Find Jobs tab to search for jobs that best fit your areas of interest and specialization. To learn more about working at Cognizant, visit the Working Here

To join our vibrant team of professionals, visit our web site www.cognizant.com/careers. Click the Featured Jobs or Find Jobs tab to search for jobs that best fit your areas of interest and specialization. To learn more about working at Cognizant, visit the Working Here

To join our vibrant team of professionals, visit our web site www.cognizant.com/careers. Click the Featured Jobs or Find Jobs tab to search for jobs that best fit your areas of interest and specialization. To learn more about working at Cognizant, visit the Working Here

Can I apply for more than one position at the same time?

Yes, you definitely can. At Cognizant, we believe each individual brings multiple strengths and talents that can make a difference to our customers. So, give yourself the flexibility to apply for multiple open positions that you feel you bring the qualifications to succeed at those positions.

 

How will I be evaluated for a career opportunity with Cognizant?

To ensure that we match the best candidate with each open position, we adhere to a stringent evaluation process while hiring. Our team of recruiters assesses your application to determine how closely your credentials match the requirements of the role we seek to fill, and if considered a good fit, a recruiter contacts you to take the application forward.

 

What opportunities are offered for training and development after I am hired?

Training and development is strongly encouraged at Cognizant to help you grow and advance. We offer a wide spectrum of learning and development programs to help you augment and enhance your skills and capabilities, and adapt to varied business challenges. These include: 
• Specialized training programs to support the integration of all hires into our dynamic business environment.
• Focused online and instructor-led courses to develop knowledge on domain, technical expertise and soft skills, supported by internal and external certifications. 
• Leadership development programs to build and nurture a pool of successful industry leaders. 

 

Reviews for Cognizant Technology Solutions

Reviews - What employees say

3.05 Employees say
3.33 Applicants say
  • 27.Jul 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • None
  • 26.Jul 2017
  • Employee

Attitude towards older colleagues

It was obvious that the older workers were being forced out.

  • 26.Jul 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Poor


Review averages

  • 103 employees say

    Excellent (28)
    27.184466019417%
    Good (30)
    29.126213592233%
    Satisfactory (21)
    20.388349514563%
    Subpar (24)
    23.300970873786%
    3.05
  • 7 applicants say

    Excellent (4)
    57.142857142857%
    Good (1)
    14.285714285714%
    Satisfactory (1)
    14.285714285714%
    Subpar (1)
    14.285714285714%
    3.33

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