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HCL Technologies Reviews

Updated 19 January 2019
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  1. "Place of work with immense opportunities..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Independence to choose career path and business verticals

    Cons

    Salary not at par with the competitors


  2. "Great start to my Grad Scheme"

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    Current Employee - Consultant Entry in London, England
    Current Employee - Consultant Entry in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Expert people and good development opportunities

    Cons

    Awful back office support. Travel bookings, ease of expense claims etc

    Advice to Management

    Don’t scrimp money on the back office support. This is stoping valuable resources from doing what they’re best at!

  3. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Great sales teams and leadership

    Cons

    App's takes a backseat as most deals are infra


  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Pros
    - Able to manage social life.

    Cons

    Cons
    - Salary Constraint
    - Policy Management


  5. "Poor company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    The onsite workforce are great people

    Cons

    Poor benefits, poor salarys, lack of progression, poor admin processes (most things take many signoffs), poor payroll team (mistakes are often made)

    Advice to Management

    Adjust working processes/policys to fit in with European working culture.


  6. "Good company, poor management"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at HCL Technologies (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good basic pay
    Good atmosphere amongst employess

    Cons

    Management was very clicky, rules were not for everyone. Timetables were terrible and not very accommodating

    Advice to Management

    Full time should be 9-5 part time should be evening and weekends


  7. "Area Sales Director"

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    Former Employee - Area Sales Director
    Former Employee - Area Sales Director
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    The company has been built on some very hard working and dedicated individuals from a golden era

    Cons

    More focused on profit margin s and a facade of "Employee first" now a days. Far outcry from the noble thoughts of Vineet Nayaar

    Advice to Management

    Build good policies and process around transparency and openesss

  8. "Technical specialist"

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    Current Employee - Senior Tech Specialist in Southampton, England
    Current Employee - Senior Tech Specialist in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Local to home good pay and conditions

    Cons

    Management is mostly off shore

    Advice to Management

    Cleare communications


  9. "Leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work in uk

    Cons

    None as it is too new in the role


  10. "nobody"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HCL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    large org, cares about there employees

    Cons

    they don't plan properly to take on services