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HCL Workforce Solutions Reviews

Updated 14 April 2015
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  1. Recruitment Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in London, England
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in London, England

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice location, nice colleagues, healthcare recruiter

    Cons

    People who have been there a long time can gang up

    Advice to Management

    Nothing I can think of at this time sorry

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    Working at HCL

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England

    I worked at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I got the job! Which at the time I was thankful for

    Cons

    Back-stabbing is rife!!! Commission never paid & Management are more than happy to steal your ideas, put you on a pedestal then squeeze you out to add to their already 'Hire & Fire' culture, with 28 people leaving in 8 months in one division it is one of the worst places I have worked and it comes from the top, it is filtered down, if you are unlucky enough to not be in a 'top job' then expect to be down trodden and blamed for everything, this company is transparent in it's two-faced-ness.

    Advice to Management

    My advice to Management is, employ new Managers, Team leaders etc. It all comes from the top, the problems occur from the attitudes and carelessness from the top of the triangle.

  3. Excellent team members, shame about the management!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England

    I worked at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Your fellow recruiters and like family, excellent team members who are a pleasure to work with.

    Cons

    Poor training, just thrown in the deep end and expected to know what the hell you are on about.

    Poor salary and holiday benefits which you have to fight for.

    Horrible management who have no respect for their team members, they have no idea what is going on, poorly organised and take days off as and when they please.

    Favoritism is big in this company if you don't brown nose the dragon that is the manager don't expect any favors.

    No opportunity to progress within the company.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe get involved with your recruiters and see what is going on instead of sitting behind your computer barking orders around when you have no idea what is going on.

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  5. Technical Recruiter

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in London, England
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in London, England

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A great place to work. Within our group we have six specialist divisions to ensure that our candidates and clients get expert assistance.

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

  6. Great, interesting and productive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Project Management in London, England
    Current Contractor - Project Management in London, England

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great work life balance, adaptable ethics and values.

    Cons

    Job security is comparably stable and that's why salary is lower than competitors

  7. Employee last

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I get my salary on time every month.

    Cons

    If you are an european employee you won't get any training, apart from poor online material on their intranet. No career path whatsoever. Lots of politics. The only way to grow in your career is to be your boss best mate. Managers are completely useless an unexperience are they got to their management position only by being friends with higher management and not for their professionalism or experience.

    Advice to Management

    Improve pay and invest in your employees. This whole 'employee first' is a beautiful motto to divulge to the rest of the world but the fact is that hcl do not care about their employees.

  8. Its a govt company where in you cannot expect hike

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Need to bargain the maximum package as you wont get hike once you join whatever be the rating....

    Cons

    Never expect hike... Never expect someone to hear you.

    Advice to Management

    Care about the employees at client place....

  9. Nice environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Team is great and enjoy the work effort

    Cons

    Lots of hours and redundant

    Advice to Management

    None

  10. Different definitely than infy and tcs.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good for freshers, good start up company, and if you are a self learner it's a great place. All depends on your project but overall it's really good company

    Cons

    Low hike, variable pay and bench period should be reduced

  11. A company for the employee.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HCL Workforce Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Growth and oppurtunity both can achieved hand in hand.

    Cons

    Administration should be more competent enough.

    Advice to Management

    It should indulge more of the Hcl employees.

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