Can I apply for more than one position at the same time?

Yes, you definitely can. At Cognizant, we believe each individual brings multiple strengths and talents that can make a difference to our customers. So, give yourself the flexibility to apply for multiple open positions that you feel you bring the qualifications to succeed at those positions.

What happens after I’ve submitted my resume?

  • The recruitment team reviews submitted resumes, and the shortlisted candidates are contacted for further evaluation. However, walk-in applications are welcome.
  • For Leadership and Support positions, candidates are encouraged to submit ther resumes before walking in. This is to ensure we have acitve openings, candidates who cleared the resume screening are being contacted for further evaluation.
  • An independent agency conducts a detailed educational and personal background check on candidates of interest before the offer is made.

What if I do not find an opportunity immediately?

You can upload your resume by signing up for the Cognizant Talent Community to be notified if there are relevant opportunities in the future.

How will I be evaluated for a career opportunity with Cognizant?

To ensure that we match the best candidate with each open position, we adhere to a stringent evaluation process while hiring. Our team of recruiters assesses your application to determine how closely your credentials match the requirements of the role we seek to fill, and if considered a good fit, a recruiter contacts you to take the application forward.

Please expect some interviews with our recruiters, communication skills assessment, interview with our operations' leaders and other possible account specific exams.

Does Cognizant conduct background checks?

Yes, we conduct a thorough background verification process for our new hires to primarily validate their educational qualifications, previous employment details and references. We also ensure that our new hires do not have a criminal history.

For some positions, we also verify credit history. You will be notified if credit history verification is required. Additionally, some candidates may be required to take a pre-screening drug check.

Does Cognizant provide employment sponsorships?

Depending on the role, Cognizant may or may not provide sponsorship and if available, those who qualify may be able to revcieve assistance in Visa processing from Cognizant.

Whom do I reach out to if I have any questions about the on-boarding process in Cognizant?

If you have questions on the on-boarding process, feel free to contact the person who has been helping you with the process or send your inquiries through

What opportunities are offered for training and development after I am hired?

Training and development is strongly encouraged at Cognizant to help you grow and advance. We offer a wide spectrum of learning and development programs to help you augment and enhance your skills and capabilities, and adapt to varied business challenges. These include:

  • Specialized training programs to support the integration of all hires into our dynamic business environment.
  • Focused online and instructor-led courses to develop knowledge on domain, technical expertise and soft skills, supported by internal and external certifications.
  • Leadership development programs to build and nurture a pool of successful industry leaders.

How will I continue to grow as a professional in Cognizant?

We celebrate the success of our employees and are passionate about fostering personal and professional growth for them by way of offering:

  • Well-defined role enhancement programs
  • Career planning
  • Opportunities to pursue higher studies or industry certifications aligned to their career progression
  • Opportunities to pursue open positions within Cognizant

If I have worked with Cognizant earlier and I want to be a part of the organization again, how can I re-apply?

Former employees who are eligible for rehire are encouraged to directy submit their resume to To request for your rehire eligibility check, please accomplish the form below and send it to

Full Name:


Former Team Lead:

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How can I follow up my pending application?

Hello Candidate, thanks for keeping the interest in Cognizant! May we request you to forward your inquiry to in this format for faster processing: Subject line: FB Application follow up | YOUR FULL NAME
  • Date of application:
  • Site Visited:
  • Name of Recruiter:
  • Account endorsed to:
  • Assessments completed:
  • Last Message relayed by recruiter:

I want to work in your company, however I am currently residing outside the Philippines – I don’t have valid visa and work permit. Will you be able to assist?

Hello Candidte, we appreciate your interest in exploring opportunities in Cognizant Philippines! It is with regret to reject and close your application since our current demands are primarily for candidates based in the Philippines. Again, thank you and we wish you all the best in your career!

If I have worked with Cognizant earlier and I want to be a part of the organization again, how can I re-apply?

If there is an open position that matches your interests and skill-set, you can re-apply whenever you want. The process is the same regardless of your having worked at Cognizant. You can search for a job and apply, or join a talent community to upload your resume.

Where can I find LCA Notices?

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