They in particular discriminate against American workers. They only hire Americans if they can't find an Indian to do that particular job, and as soon as they find an Indian who has the same skill-set the American worker is out the door.
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I'm glad to see that Cognizant is implementing a strategy based on what got it to the level on which it is today, growth. Not to mention that it took courage to do this, given that in today’s corporate world it’s all about the profits and the bottom... read more
CTS should pay better, they do not pay well
Have you heard anything about potential Cognizant Layoffs in 2019?
layoff of outsiders from Pune - due to government new rule of 80% local hiring ? after maratha reservation demand. Already large number of outside states employees are being moved to bench... read more
Came across this article, and it looks like Cognizant is is in talks to acquire Softvision, an app development company, allegedly for the figure of 550 million $. My opinion is that investing into digital services is the only smart thing to do at... read more
massive hiring drive for in view of imminent layoff after next quarter. prospects being pressurized to join with in one month or two max
Testing groups being dismantled, expect significant loss of jobs especially in Pune
Heard around 200 D+ are asked to leave Any more info on this? True or false?
middle mgmt layoff process initiated - expect widespread induced resignation with 6 months pay comp target manager to delivery layers and sales
CTC wants attrition to increase by another 10% min. Managers have been instructed to let work env to worsen so that more staff leave voluntarily, by imposing more work load, unfair appraisals, scapegoating etc so that there is no need to layoff and... read more
The attrition rate is very high but so is the intake rate. Net addition of 7500 employees in one quarter should raise some eyebrows. They are hiring left, right and centre. They'll cut around 200 senior level executives anyway. But that might not be... read more
I knew our attrition was high, but this is ridiculous. In the second quarter, Cognizant's attrition was over 22% which the company attributed to internal as well as external factors like increased demand for experienced IT talent... read more
I had read those mass layoff news last year(2017), since then I've not seen any news like that. Though I do not work at CTS, but I've heard things that these guys are resorting to a wicked game now; every week people are shown the door(4-5 employees... read more
recruitment process - large scale corruption thro head hunter agencies, every role sees money extracted from potential employee, by head hynder and hiring department /vertical business unit head....
Olden days for Cognizant is gone, these RDP or Role development plan or Cognizant Career architecture or CCA whatever they call it is a bogus, only created as a switch to ensure that when uncertainty happens in industry they switch on that button and... read more
500 senior managers in layoff target list expect it to grow, those who moved to talent mgmt and other cozy roles may be shown door any time in next two months
new layoff tactic emerges- lower retirement age already done by tech mahindra, cognizant too may adopt same tactic to get rid off professional with over 25 lakh CTC https://www.thelayoff.com/t/TflJT26
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Massive layout planned for across geography at CTS. This is part of their cost cutting and restructuring measure. By 2nd quarter, they are targeting to reduce headcount by another 5 percent at least.
Churn burn plan to be implemented - prepare for rotation into mismatched roles after being forced onto bench and made to wait. New role performance will help justify your layoff, at senior mid senior level
layoff restarted in India offices, top rung first to be targeted, 200 get notice of severance package.
Does buy out option depend upon the decision of the manager. Hr and manager are not ready to give buy out.
Think about it, these people give us , who are paying taxes honestly ,training on ethics, business integrity and what not..😂😂😂.Had a similar behavior or mistake happened from an employee they would have thrown him out... but would the finance head of... read more
as fresher i find the whole IT services careers in india means slavery, i resigned after being assigned to spooky support project in outdated tech, no timings, understaffed and constant criticism and cant take leave and must work on weekends and no... read more
layoff victims finding it impossible to get new offers as all opportunities going into hold after two three rounds of interview - reason is here it is due to IT companies are illegally marking you as non performer and sharing info read on -... read more
CTS hitting wall on closing large deals - xpect the worst.
Things have been very quiet lately..feels like the calm before a storm. Management are all behind closed doors planning 2018 layoffs for sure.
new hot business - LPO - layoff process outsourcing - cognizant LPO partners Quess corp. news media . hot skills cheating, intimidation, goons are highly in demand..... -drawing up one sided self incriminating documents to force employees to sign... read more
lay off tactics getting worse by day https://www.thelayoff.com/t/QS2vj6i https://www.thelayoff.com/t/QSU5Zj9
QUESS CARROT FOR COGNIZANT SACKED STAFF GOES AWRY, LABOUR COURT TO INTERVENE Employees given contract for four months only before separation as part of layoff that has hit the IT industry... read more
Massive firing at year end at Cognizant.Mostly on-site folks will be affected.
Mass layoff at CTS.very high attrition rate.8+ experience guys are systematically target. There is news surfacing of massive layoff across the location
was moved quess corp a few weeks ago now on bench at quess corp HR at quess corp threatening me to leave or face career issues they dont pay even notice money. beware it is trap - it is the new layoff process.
folks moved to quess copr will be fired in 3 months time by quess corp as part of package deal an dquess will manage (thro birbes and goondas and political support) the layoff and silence the any protest by employee or fite
Cognizant HR forcing employees to join their vendor consultacy Quess Corp or threaten to terminate associates,the process started with HR calling Associates from last couple of weeks
recruitment corruption - data in profiles thro direct uploads to career portal deleted(after leaking to consultants) Personal data for sale by HR teams - Money for job scheme thriving - HR and external agencies hand on glove bleeding the company and... read more
HR calling Associates in Chennai,Coimbatore and other locations and forcing Associates to resign/leave,another round of layoff in cognizant started
layoff restarted in Hyderabad - 10 people asked to leave today
Things are not improving and we might see job cuts in Teaneck.