NIIT 4th best company to work : Study

NIIT which has consistently featured among the best places to work for has constantly improved its rankings over the last 3 year’s GPTW survey.

June 25, 2013 6:58 IST | India Infoline News Service

NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, has been acknowledged as the 4th Best Company to Work for, in a survey among 550 companies across 22 industries in India, by ‘Great Place to Work Institute’. Further, NIIT has been recognized as the number one Training & Education Company to work for, consistently for the third year in a row.

The survey- which is the most extensive workplace study in India- is conducted across the country by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW). NIIT which has consistently featured among the best places to work for has constantly improved its rankings over the last 3 year’s GPTW survey. In the 2013 survey, NIIT features as the first Indian Multinational Company in the pecking order, preceded only by Google, Intel and Amex. 

Commenting on the results of the survey, Vijay Thadani, Chief Executive Officer, NIIT Ltd. said, “What makes NIIT a Great Place to Work is that we always put people first. Since the past three decades, the organisation has lived its core value & belief that NIIT is People. We foster career building by creating opportunities that facilitate learning, thinking and innovation.” 

NIIT also achieved the distinction of being among the top two companies in India for fairness in Performance Management System, and among the Top 10 companies in terms of Rewards & Recognitions for its employees.

Shampi Venkatesh, Chief People Officer, NIIT Ltd., said, “We are delighted to be adjudged fourth amongst the best companies to work for in India. It is recognition of our continuous endeavor to bring in policies and processes that keep pace with the changing economic environment and at the same time retain the care & concern on people practices that NIIT has always been known for. It is also a reflection of the strong sense of pride that every NIITian feels for the company and the trust & faith they continue to repose in its management”.

Over the past year, NIIT has re-engineered its performance management system by revamping the organisation’s goal-setting process and has introduced annual performance appraisals based on individual absolute performances. This is coupled with a strong execution focus on making appreciation a way of life with its innovative rewards and recognition program called HATS OFF. 

NIIT has also placed a lot of focus on Talent Mobility initiatives to give growth and career opportunities to its people through initiatives like Individual Development Plan (IDP), Internal Job Postings, Mobility Maps, and Tenure Matrix etc. Into its tenth year, India's Best Companies to Work for Study – 2013, the largest study in the country on workplace culture carried out in association with The Economic Times, attracted participation from around 550 organizations across 22 industries. The study is based on rigorous employee survey and culture audits and follows a unique employee centric methodology.

The Top ranking companies, including NIIT, scored high on- caring for employees, equal opportunity for recognition, candid communication, reliability of managers, collaboration with employees, impartiality and ample opportunities for career growth. 

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