Are layoff happening? I have not seen anybody getting fired. All this looks to be rumors and media creation.
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Do you know what the official Cognizant policy on rehiring people is. I was laid off in 2016 here in the States, and I found a position that's currently open and it may be a perfect fit for me. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated - even... read more
During the recent months,we have seen the way HR managers behaving badly with IT employees forcing them to resign or threatening them of termination,Has the time come to close HR depts in IT companies who do not know anything about Human resources or... read more
I have been asked to move back to India terming as Junior resource though I am Senior Associate and onsite hire.
IT companies must understand that in the face of forced resignations - image of employee in job market also equally important and valuable as company's image. To avoid admitting failure in management layers companies are resorting to forced... read more
Layoffs and forced resignations the false label of being highly paid hurting IT Pros. IT pros salary levels have stagnated for more than decade and are far below the level in finance and manufacturing sector. Considering the high risk of knowledge... read more
Anyone aware of what will happen when BD acquire Bard in September? Heard a rumour that HCL will be taking over the existing contract?
M+ level resources are struggling to get good job offers from market due to bad press and fears that they may be coming under underperformer category . CTS has really sealed the fate of these people 😊
Director level and above were offered voluntary separation last month. Seems like now a similar retirement option will be offered to AD and SM level managers. Is this news true?
Internal Recruiters and HR in collusion with outside head hunters, placement agencies and brokers have make hundreds of crores money for candidate referral. This has led huge loss to cts as hundreds of crores siphoned off. Employee referral and... read more
There are strong rumors that Frank may step down very soon, any one has any insight
Has Cognizant temporarily stopped layoff/forced resignatilns due to litigations and several complaints with Labour department across India?
Is anyone aware of the current situation at Cognizant. When / Are they going to stop? Or they want everyone to work with a sword hanging on the necks.
With Telengana Labour dept asking Cognizant to reinstate the employees who were asked to forcefully resign,will cognizant stop this illegal and unlawful layoff/forced resignation from now on
Should Cognizant be blacklisted for the inhuman and illegal layoffs happening,already petitions filed in Chennai,Telengana and Pune and more petitions to be filed
Some Mumbai based media houses have been publishing paid news that showed senior employees in bad light for last few years. These news papers and channels are owned by business families and hence unreliable. Nasscom and techm first used these nasty... read more
Will it be risk if a programmer analyst goes on to bench now with a second rating??
There is nothing like layoff in Indian IT. Only induced resignation under threat of being labelled incompetent. This method evolved by Nasscom to keep the negative publicity at bay. These guys are trying to fool the government into giving more... read more
Would like to know untill when this layoff in COGNIZANT will continue?
Cognizant has already laid off more than 7500 from start of April,HR is calling employees and forcing them to resign,this is still continuing, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Pune, Kolkata everywhere its happening
it is laughable that Cognizant are forcing employees who has worked in Cognizant for 10-18 years in the company in the name of performance.there is no ethics,integrity and transparency now in cognizant,its in a complete mess with the top management... read more
Are layoffs actually happening or this is a rumour? I have not seen or heard anybody got laid off. I worked for CTS and not seen single layoff so far.
Heard another rumors that they are looking at two or more consecutive ME rating to be target. Also another rumor doing the round is that they are looking at CP of every billable position and if it's less than a certain percentage they will be... read more
Cognizant last week announced a voluntary separation programme for directors, associate VPs and senior VPs. /
Unethical and against labour rules! But the process is unethical and against labour rules. Last year, in the wake of the TCS layoff, the Tamil Nadu government had clarified that employees can form trade unions to redress their grievances by invoking... read more
Asking for 2 weeks to find a layoff solution... The liars are claiming it was all 'performance based' - we all know they are lying. They lie all the time. Cheaters. Cognizant has sought two weeks time from the Telangana government following a meeting... read more
The company once was a fun place to work. Nowadays one can feel a great silence and can see people with long faces. People see their colleagues as competitors, their managers as enemy and the company as traitor. Cognizant shouldn't have done this... read more
Is it true that Cognizant is up for sale? There are strong indications that the company is up for sale and Microsoft and Google are in picture for acquisition. Does anyone has any details on this? Is it just a rumor or is something cooking?
All, I have been working in Cognizant for the last 18k years and I feel I should put forward a few eye-witnessed incidents, facts, perceptions and decisions taken by the leadership which has made the company change it’s character over the years. I... read more
nearly 25000 laid off in the last 3 months. another 10-15000 to be kicked out next quarter to finance US hiring targets
They should first replace all HR at CTS.,! They recruit own people from their communities n not expanding in Bangalore..!
Zero value add by most senior managers, AD, directors VPS They have not done anything in the last one decade to enhance any service or product or solved any customer problem . the only thing the did was replacing experienced with fresher and show... read more
Clean up going on well - CTS got bad name due to Cunning Tamil syndicate Clean up going on well - CTS got bad name due to Cunning Tamil syndicate. More Drastic steps needed by cleaning up HR and Recruitment by eliminating CTS (Cunning Tamil... read more
Heard on a coffee table conversation from a senior person (EVP) that AD's, D's and SD's have been asked to leave with a severance package of 6 months, especially in the CoE space.not sure whether another set of rumours ???
locals being targeted for layoff in bengaluru too by malayali and tamil gangs locals being targeting in bengaluru too by malayali and tamil gangs, looks like we too should take it government here and resist this