FYI... As of June 2017, the following timelines are strictly followed in US -> The releasing project manager has to provide 2 week notice period to the employee before release. During which time the associate will be in “Practice Deployable Pool”... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Cognizant
Absolutely no innovation from the Tech Companies in India. All that education is useless
Executive layoffs started today for this round in the US.
Might be a great job market right now, but from what I've been seeing, that's not true for our industry. With so many layoffs all around, there are too many people applying for same jobs. Employers can pick and choose - and adjust the pay down... — read more
Hoping for a new direction. So many good people bailing out.
2013 - Layoffs - 2000 people - http://archives.deccanchronicle.com/130614/news-current-affairs/article/bloodbath%E2%80%99-soon-cognizant
Professional IT people do not join CTS US CORP from North America even if they pay you more. They out-source your skill set and drop you like hot potato. You will regret to know that their managers are mostly offshore bunch who come on L1/L2 (Abusers... — read more
I think its a high time to pursue career in sectors other than IT (despite of Qualification). For how long a person can constantly remain and perform under constant pressure. Especially, freshers ,junior level can definitely shift careers other than... — read more
What is the likelihood of Cognizant layoffs in Teaneck in 2016? Please let me know if you have any information.
So, that's a good thing if you work here, there will be more roles - the company will be making less money (lower margins due to lack of H1Bs)
Does anyone know if they hire ex-employees at all? I used to work as analyst while ago, wasn't laid off or anything, left CTS in good terms after my contract ended. Now I'm trying to apply again and HR is not giving me any reply. Do you know anyone... — read more
As far I have seen, Cognizant does not value its employees neither in terms of compensation nor in the way they are treated by their direct managers. Start some changes before it backfires to you.
Managers think that they and only they have personal life. Worst people treatment, especially in Coimbatore. Treated like slaves and very disappointing when productive resources are treated like this. Is there someone to help such ppl out ?... — read more
higher mgmt forcing their associates to complete Cognizant Career Architecture (Role Development Plan) at the earliest to make this "CCA" program 100% success. But, none are ready to hear the associates concerns on it! just run run run.. i donno... — read more
I've seen many cases when really good and very experienced people leave Cognizant (a total waste of talent and expertise) because of annoying micro managers and team leads who seem to lack good interpersonal skills. While money and promotion is a... — read more
They laid off or benched nearly 20,000 people globally today. 20 in my company. The handwriting has been on the wall since 2Q. We opened 2 additional offices and staffed up in a frenzy of hiring in anticipation of new business. Who the heck does... — read more
Cognizant India keeps you on bench for 56 days and do not find project & make you resign. — read more
It's all OK when it comes to executive bonuses, but at the same time there are many rumors about layoffs in Teaneck.
First of all Automation is a big scam or a mask to hide their company status. Suddenly people who r super smart can't learn n upgrade themselves to these changes? when companies can take cost of an employee and have no projects they r playing this... — read more
dirty practices of indian firm TCS /wipro/techm/hcl led to crash in tech billing rates as these Indian firms consider employees as coolies who must be exploited. The affordable housing of tata's costs about 10-15 million rupees and keeping increasing... — read more
The cognizant actual layoff figure is around 26000 and they are firing guys by giving poor rating.
non tamils being falsely labelled as non performer and fired in chennai CTS and Coimbatore TCS. organized tamil mafia at work in all India office of CTS — read more
Any of your know people given any firing letters? What is the process? Employee is resinging or they are firing/Terminating? Will they give any Extra Amount before asking employees to resign? Or just 2 months notice period time? — read more
non malayalees being fired on large scale in Bangalore CTS on false pretext. spread the word and raise dispute on appraisal ratings and escalate on managers — read more
similar situation in pune CTS - south indians being targeted and fired thro biased appraisal. grievance raised on appraisal not being taken up. south indians are discovering that their good and technical accomplishments over the have been show as... — read more
Altert Hyderabad employees Complaint filed with telanganaa government about this Tamil company trying to fire locals in Hyderabad and bring in Tamils(poor performers) in large number from chennai and coimbatore. Also attempts being made to shift well... — read more
I have it on very good authority that Cognizant is faced with 0 revenue growth and is trying to keep profitability by cutting $1B from its budgets. After 11 years with the company I received $0 bonus this year for the first time ever! My layoff date... — read more
It is happening in India too. Cognizant is laying off people purposely giving them fourth bucket in spite of working really good and make employees sit in bench without assigning any projects. It happened to one of my very own colleague who has even... — read more
It's unbelievable how a habit such as smoking could have a say in your career. A person with 0 IT experience is been given one opportunity after other to get billed. This person does all the chores of the manager in question and also networks with... — read more
I am having 12+ years of experience in USA and i had very good name with companies where i used to work. I got trained from company did certifications and work experience too. First time I got lowest rating. My husband had surgery and cont go to work... — read more
It's a challenging time in the IT industry, this is perpetuating everyone's fear. Add to that a hefty dose of political uncertainty, you can see it more clearly now: fear of job loss is real. Yet, everyone will survive. This is not the last place to... — read more
Its only 6 months that I have joined CTS... I had got a project on October and it lasted till January first week.... I am working on Salesforce technology and I have a bond of 2 years with CTS... I did not get much opportunity to show my work... — read more