HCL Technologies

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HCL Technologies Reviews in United States

Updated 24 November, 2014
Updated 24 November, 2014
3,294 Reviews
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3,294 Reviews
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Pros
  • Provides the work life balance which is a major concern in todays corporate world (in 312 reviews)

  • A positive work environment which makes me more excited to come for the work every day (in 239 reviews)


Cons
  • Working timings needs to be streamlined to allow better work life balance (in 83 reviews)

  • Only company words say "employee first" but no concern on employee whatsoever (in 94 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Senior Test Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Leadership skills and Technical guidance when ever required.

    Cons

    I don't think I can think of any cons which I can share here.

    Recommends
  2.  

    Great Company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Executive in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    HCL has a great company culture and a lot of opportunity. Quite a few really good people to work with in a large variety of areas. One interesting aspect of HCL is that the management really empowers people to lead and make their own decisions.

    Cons

    Compensation is by large in line with the rest of the industry (meaning stagnant or declining). I don't blame HCL for this, because you see this across the entire IT service industry. I know the previous and current CEO and one of the challenges the current CEO (Anant Gupta) has is that he is not a visionary like Vineet Nayar (previous CEO). He is great at Sales and Operations, but not really at looking at what HCL needs to do to stay competitive within the next 5 years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As a company HCL needs to invest more in potential future opportunities. HCL operates like all other India players (visibility of 6-12 month or business), which really means they are not looking at potential opportunities that can yield large growth in a 3-5 years time.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice company to work with

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bellevue, WA (US)

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    1. Managers seems to be responsive
    2. Depending on project , you might have OK-OK work-life balance

    Cons

    1. Salary not competitive with market standard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make HR more answerable. Many a times , they don't respond at all.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Flxi Timimings, No Projs, CEO, VISION, Work

    Cons

    Stablity, Work Life Balance, Conservative Culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Assistant Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and get to learn new technologies.

    Cons

    Less monetary Benefits and need to provide better compensation

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Not a bad company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance to

    Cons

    Not impressed with Career level

    Recommends
  8.  

    Overall Env

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    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunity to work with different technologies and client

    Cons

    Compensation & Benefits are very less compare to others

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay employees as per there ability and work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Working for HCL as a contractor.

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    Current Employee - IT Service Desk Analyst
    Current Employee - IT Service Desk Analyst

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    PTO was pretty good. They have different shifts that can work for almost anyone.

    Cons

    Wish we got actual time and half for overtime. We only got half time for overtime in which I only worked my actual time. Pay was low for the type of position.

  10.  

    Great for job security

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    You can drive your own terms

    Cons

    Low salary, high work load environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    java developer

    Current Employee - Developer in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Developer in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Indian work culture, no respect to juniors.

    Cons

    no training , and they will hire juniors as senior developers

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