Top 10 Best Companies to Work for in 2013

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6. Idea Cellular

Idea Cellular

Idea has emerged as a strong organization with a high brand appeal, so people have a natural attraction to work with the company. From the time Aditya Birla Group (ABG) took control of the telecom business seven years ago, Idea cellular has seen tremendous growth through its sustained sprint capability building, taking the company from being a timid player, to emerge as the third largest mobile provider in India when measured in terms of revenue. They provide an environment that enables competency building, empowerment, participative approach, timely recognition, performance-linked compensation and experimentation without fear of failure. Being featured in the Great Place to Work Institute Study acts as a benchmark against the best-in-class people practices, and reinforces their belief to continue on the journey of organizational excellence.


7. Accenture


A global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing giant having over 2 Lakhs people serving clients across 120 countries, Accenture is known to rewards high performance. The environment that boosts everyone’s zeal to work better, including parameters like people development, which from a part of the employees score card, reflect their continuous strive to raise the bar of excellence. They help their employees to fight and achieve the best results not only in office but also in their respective lives, thus making it a workplace many aspire to work in.


8. HCL Infosystems

HCL Infosystemts

The one stop shop for all Information & Communication Technology requirements of an organisation, being pioneer in hardware and software sector, HCL Infosystems success lies on their interest in developing people at the entry level. ‘I Lead’ use and online 360 degree feedback tool which enables employees to evaluate and share feedback on their performances, strengths and weaknesses. Their special initiative enables a transparent mechanism to create a robust enterprise leadership pool that will fuel the growth of business size and diversity. Being recognized as a great place to work is an affirmation o their great work. Further, HCL Infosystems has now started to build up the required skills for these trends.


9. The Oberoi Group

The Oberoi Group

Founded in 1934, the Oberoi brand is known for providing the perfect mixture of service, luxury and quiet efficiency. Acknowledging the essence of good service for their business, each achievement of the employee is rewarded under the ‘Millionaire Program’, where at the end of each quarter top earner are rewarded with certificates and mementos by the General Manger. At the end of the year, the person redeeming the maximum points is awarded the “Millionaire of the Year”. The right blend of incentive, training and development, afforded to employees, ensure that the Oberoi Group continues to provide unparalleled five star hospitality.


10. Microsoft

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Microsoft is the classical example representing the shift of HR from a ‘personal administration’ function to one that assists business growth. Employees have played a decisive role in the growth of Microsoft over the years. The key to employee development at Microsoft lies in structuring available work to provide development opportunities. The remaining training takes place through coaching and regular feedback. To achieve an all-round development, Microsoft also organizes training for its employees to supplement other activities in the development plan, which involves a combination of various coaching, techniques and structures. Innovative training methods combined with inclusive HR make Microsoft a great workplace to learn, work and grow.

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