Medical, Dental & Vision
Whether you need coverage for yourself, your spouse, domestic partner, children, or your pet, we have competitive options to meet your needs.
Want to start or grow your family? We help with all paths to parenthood by providing fertility support, resources, and discounts.
Already a parent or caregiver? When you’re remote or travelling, we have resources to help with back-up care. We also offer a generous Caregiver Leave to enable caregivers to support their loved ones.
We also offer assistance with planning for your child’s educational future.
Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
Set aside pre-tax dollars to use on out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision, prescription, and dependent care expenses.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
No-cost resources available to all employees for confidential support and assistance for whatever life throws at you.
12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave
All parents can take the time they need to bond with their newborn or newly placed child or children through the birth of an employee’s own child, surrogacy, adoption, or foster care.
Balance is one of our core values. All Collabies can take advantage of our Flex Work Plan, so you have more time for the moments that matter most.
Collaborative’s culture isn’t traditional, and our vacation policy isn’t either. Regardless of your seniority level, enjoy unlimited Paid Time Off to enjoy your life to the fullest.
Earn financial rewards for taking care of you and your family’s health.
We take work/life balance seriously. In addition to unlimited PTO, every Collabie has a pool of three days available to empower you to take time for yourself when you need it.
Invest & Save
Share in Collaborative’s success by participating in the Cognizant Employee Stock Purchasing Program, allowing you to purchase company stock at a discounted price.
401(k) Retirement Plan
Save for the future while getting tax breaks and enjoying employer matching contributions.
Life Insurance and AD&D
Collaborative covers 100% of the premium for life insurance and AD&D benefits, no matter what.
Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
We sponsor disability benefits to protect you should you be unable to work due to illness or injury during your employment.
Use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible transportation expenses.
Critical Illness Insurance
Opt-in for additional protection that can cover financial gaps that go beyond medical bills.
Our optional legal plan provides access to a national network of attorneys for a low monthly fee with no waiting periods, deductibles, copays, or claim forms.
Protect Your Identity
Feel secure knowing your identity is safe with 24/7 optional identity protection services.
Our Values, Front and Center
Our corporate values – People, Collaboration, Knowledge, Balance, and Integrity – are at the core of everything we do and are intentionally woven into the fabric of each program and initiative we launch.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Established Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) provide a safe space for employees to build relationships, connect, and develop initiatives to enhance diversity and inclusion.
Commitment to Community
We are committed to giving back to improve our communities and environmental impact. Learn more on our Commitment to Community page.
Valuing Your Voice
We value what our employees have to say. Whether through one of our anonymous surveys, focus groups, or feedback sessions, we ensure employees have a way to express their ideas and feelings in meaningful ways.
Every employee wants the opportunity to speak with their top executives. Our Collabie Convos program encourages small groups of Collabies to join video chats to connect, learn, and share with members of the Executive Leadership Team.
Encouraging our employees to connect and collaborate is key to engagement. We encourage you to explore commonalities with one another through Collabie Crews – collaboration channels accessible to all.
Week of Learning
Twice each year, Collabies from around the world are encouraged to participate in our Week of Learning event – a series of team-building and professional development courses designed to inspire, motivate, grow, and learn.
Regular Team Activities
Whether hanging out in the office or working remote, you’ll get to participate in fun, team-building activities throughout the year. Social wellbeing matters too, right?
Stay ‘In The Know’
Whether attending our quarterly Town Hall to celebrate employees, Huddle calls to hear key business updates, or department team calls for relevant news, you will always be in the know.
Not Just a Watercooler
We fully stock our kitchens to keep you hydrated and provide fuel whenever you need it.
Employee Development & Career Progression
All Aboard! Onboarding Program
Our All Aboard program is designed to acclimate you to the company, our culture, and our resources as you assimilate through the first 90 days with Collaborative so you are positioned for a successful career with us.
College Graduate Program
The Associate Consultant Program gives recent college graduates an opportunity to acclimate to the corporate environment while also engaging in a fun yet rigorous learning experience.
Employee-Owned and Manager-Supported Career Development
Collaborative believes in and supports employee-owned and manager-supported development. This means you are in the driver’s seat when it comes to your career.
Performance touchpoints throughout the year provide an opportunity for you to showcase your successes and express desired professional growth goals and career aspirations, including engagement conversations, goal check-ins, talent reviews, and more.
Our Job Level Matrix is a career progression tool meant to empower employees and provide guidelines as you work towards attaining the skills/experience needed for your current role and understanding what skills/experience needs to be obtained to be considered for future promotion.
Collaborative embraces a learning culture that promotes knowledge accessibility for all employees within our organization regardless of role or tenure. Workday Learning is the centerpiece of this learning culture, providing an extensive library of on-demand learning courses and videos that can be accessed wherever you may be.
Our mentoring program recognizes that all Collabies regardless of age, seniority and/or functional expertise have the skill sets and talents needed to cultivate the best in others and contribute to the overall growth trajectory of the company.
We are committed to our leaders’ ongoing growth and professional development. Join our signature Leadership Academy program, select sessions from our quarterly leadership development calendar, and attend our monthly manager development calls.
We are always looking to improve and enhance our approach to people management. Our annual Manager Effectiveness survey is intended to help our leaders become more effective through anonymous feedback from employees.