HCL Tech is India’s best employer
Software major HCL Technologies is the country's best employer for creating a positive work experience for employees and its long-term approach amid challenging conditions, says a study by global HR consultancy Hewitt Associates.
Hewitt Associates, in its sixth 'Best Employer in India Study 2009' has enlisted the country's 25 companies, led by HCL Technologies, which provide the best working environment for employees.
The other 24 companies include Hindustan Zinc (second), Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces (third), Cisco Systems(fourth), ITC-Welcomegroup (fifth), Eureka Forbes (seventh), LG Electronics India (eighth), Domino's Pizza India(ninth), and Marriott Hotels India (10th).
The study stated that despite wide variance in industries and company profiles, the firms share some common winning traits such as alignment of people practices to the overall business strategy of the firm and an environment which creates a positive employment experience even in challenging times. The companies also have a long-term approach towards handling the current economic crisis, the report stated.
"Our study reveals Hewitt Best Employers have learned that creating and maintaining an environment that is focused on key human capital elements should be a business priority," said Vishal Pandit, Hewitt Associates market manager (India, Middle East and SAARC).
Other companies in the list include IOC, Ford India, HSBC, Intelenet, Whirlpool, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Godrej Consumer Products, The Oberoi Group and Accenture.
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