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HCL Reviews

Updated Dec 12, 2019

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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HCL Founder & Chairman  Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar
1,027 Ratings
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Cons
  • "There is no cons if one is hard working(in 81 reviews)

  • "No hike or promotion for the senior persons(in 67 reviews)

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  1. "good"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HCL

    Pros

    career opportunities, benefits, job security

    Cons

    work life balance, senior management

    HCL2019-01-07
  2. "Terrible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at HCL full-time

    Pros

    I work with some good colleagues.

    Cons

    Bad management who treat people with no consideration and respect. Management doesn’t listen and do as they please.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of those in management who don’t know how to treat and talk to people.

    HCL2019-12-03
  3. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at HCL full-time

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities in the company

    Cons

    Less pay in the organisation

    HCL2019-11-06
  4. "Procurement & Sourcing"

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    Current Employee - Global Category Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HCL full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility and good team opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Salary are less, relocation support is not good

    Advice to Management

    Need to take care of HR policies

    HCL2019-09-30
  5. "work"

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    Current Employee - Senior SA in London, England

    I have been working at HCL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great team especially the HR, support etc.

    Cons

    Too much politics at each level

    HCL2019-09-03
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Depends on the project role assigned"

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    Current Employee - Management Consulting in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mature network. Good comparative salary for level Training opportunities for latest technology

    Cons

    Minimal routes for progression, fragmented initiatives. Top heavy project management.

    Advice to Management

    More structured and fair career development and project allocation

    HCL2019-07-29
  7. "Policies and benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HCL full-time

    Pros

    1. Good Onsite opportunities 2. Good Learning 3. Best in Infra Projects 4. Work Life Balance

    Cons

    1. Low salary increments during appraisals 2. HR does not have much say

    HCL2019-04-27
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good consulting experience"

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    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HCL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    More work flexibility compared to a Big4

    Cons

    Bureaucracy with India for any request: flights approval, IT tickets, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Right environment if you are an SAP expert who want to move away from Big4 and continue in consulting.

    HCL2019-03-26
  9. "Good entry salary, very little pay-rise"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HCL full-time

    Pros

    Good projects Good stability Good internal learning materials

    Cons

    Small pay rises infrequent opportunities for Promotional Work life balance is frequently disrupted

    HCL2019-03-12
  10. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at HCL full-time

    Pros

    A great place to work and put on your resume.

    Cons

    Not happy about working here

    Advice to Management

    Good bye

    HCL2019-03-14
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