Wipro Reviews in Chicago, IL

Updated 26 August 2014
Updated 26 August 2014
4,226 Reviews

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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture, good opportunities to work on new business domain (in 212 reviews)

  • Good work environment if you are lucky to have good managers (in 207 reviews)


Cons
  • Wonderful Work-Life Balance culture with very friendly employee benefit program (in 171 reviews)

  • No Work Life Balance culture, Compensation is less (in 53 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Wipro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Support, regular appraisal, Cutting edge technology,

    Cons

    Timing, Expenses, India team, Management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salaries to manage must have employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Throw Me Under the bus

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Desktop Support  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Wipro full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They hired me and liked my resume and background

    Cons

    They are more willing to please the client than there employees

    They bascially allowed a client a small private marketing company to fire me for a complaint from an employee of the client that was just power tripping. They basically sat back and threw me under the bus without any fight what so ever.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Its a blood sucker company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Buffalo Grove, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Buffalo Grove, IL (US)

    I worked at Wipro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    None. There are no pros. You will loose you family life and family will start loosing you. Horrible company!!!!

    Cons

    Have so many good policies but they use all wrong way to harass employee. Unnecessarily keep employees in pressure with bonds and long notice period so that you cant jump to the next company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop exploiting employees by saying good job and gaining money on peoples blood.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Process Oriented

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You will develop multitasking and responsibility

    Cons

    Not Employee centric, pay and growth is limited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should be employee friendly

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    not good for experience people - no respect for experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Architect  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Architect in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Wipro as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    good learning place for new graduates

    Cons

    Very hierarchical - belief is that the boss knows better than the sub-ordinates

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    plenty of opportunities within organization to learn and explore diverse technologies

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good place for learning technologies,new methods

    Cons

    salaries is comparatively less and there is so much scope for improvement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Less pay, Employee policies worst in industry, under usage of right resources.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    No reason as of now.

    Cons

    All employee benefits have been cut off. Maximum leave accrual has been restricted per year. Insurance plans offered are very costly to employee(mostly cheaper for employer).
    No proper utilization of resources for assignments.
    Excessive work pressure on employees, unsatisfied customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compare your employee policies with competitors and make employees happy which might get back this company in race.
    Stop cheap cost cutting like keeping a cap on maximum leave accrual and giving costlier insurance plans.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Progression and Increment is circle

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Wipro brand own by Azim premji ...(aka APR ).. one of the best personality in India who is IT Mugal ..Philanthropist. Social Work. Sprit of Wipro...

    2. Onsite Opportunity, Lower bench period. Salary on time .Good process for

    Cons

    Too much managerial Hierarchy, People In and People Out . You need to know minimum 5 yrs to know the entire wipro functioning .
    Very Low annual increment till 2010 – 11 computation growth was 7%-12%( Low – High) , Now the growth rates are 3%- 4%. Manager control everything.

    No connect above 2 layer of managerial hierarchy. You are Lucky if you get good manager and his manager to connect .. With good technical knowledge and Managerial skills. Some manager act funny.
    Every Employee has at list 4 manager, Account manager, project manager , Delivery manager and Ted manager .
    Forget promotion. If you are hardworking, they don't give promotion. If you have political mind and if you can influence and prove your manager with some other skills then you have a chances.

    Poor Training , if you are looking for learning new skills , Forget about new skill . Some time you will forget even your basic skill , if you are team lead and above .

    Most of the core jobs were done by rookies and college fresher’s . Poor quality of deliverables and coding quality .

    You have to go through lots of online courses, which has no relevance on your daily project task .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Training , Training , Ttraining , Please invest resource time atleast 12.5% on Training of over all 87.5% of billability .

    Management should think why CTS , HCL , INFY has better edge than Wipro .

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Good process oriented organisation

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Vernon Hills, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL (US)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very nice opportunity for career growth

    Cons

    Poor or Avg salary with respect to current industry standard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please treat employes equally as current industry standard in terms of compensation.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good Company to start with as it offers great training but not a great company for middle management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Wipro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great ethics, great training, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Too huge a company resulting in disconnected communication channels between various stakeholders

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Establish better connects with the middle management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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