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Frequently asked questions

To join our collaborative team, search for positions by job category, location, industry, and more on our Careers site.

You can share your profile through our Talent Community page and get notified if relevant opportunities become available in the future.

To ensure that we match the right candidate with each open position, we adhere to a clearly defined evaluation process. Our recruiters assess your application to determine how closely your skills and experience match the requirements of the position, and if you are considered a good fit, a recruiter will contact you to take your application forward.

Yes, we conduct a thorough background verification process for our new hires to primarily validate educational qualifications, previous employment details and references. To the extent permissible under applicable law, we may also review criminal history to ensure that we do not hire or staff individuals who may present a risk to the safety and/or security of our associates and clients.

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

If there’s an open position that matches your interests and skillset, you’re encouraged to apply! The process is the same regardless of your previous employment at Cognizant. You can search for a job and apply, or join our Talent Community by uploading your profile.

For those based in North America, you’re also encouraged to join our alumni platform with events, referral options, industry insights, career development content and more.

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