Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Mercer HR Consulting names Best Companies to Work For in India

Mercer Human Resource Consulting is the global leader for trusted HR and related financial advice, products, and services-employing more than 15,700 employees serving clients across 190 cities and 41 countries and territories worldwide.

In a recent joint study with an Indian business magazine , some of their observations are that

* meaningful work and rewards, greater control over careers, increased focus on learning and development and individualised attention emerged as the key expectations of employees from organizations.
* The winners of the survey are companies who have made substantial investment in their people, infrastructure, facilities, technology and evolved HR systems. Stock options, flexi-timings, telecommuting, redressal and grievance committees, customized training and development opportunities, career management control and empowerment seem to be standard fare at these organizations.
*The inclusion of medium size organizations in the top ten rankings, reiterating the fact that investment in strong HR policies and employee development are not restricted to the "employee bloomers" -- organizations with more than 5000 employees, alone

*the differential between the top ten employers is clearly narrowing down and others are catching up fast!

* organizations are building an employer brand that goes beyond the four walls of the organization and encompasses the employees' families, alumni and the community at large

* And yes, the Best Companies to Work for in India 2006 are

1. Infosys
2. Mindtree Consulting
3. Satyam Computer Services
4. Dr Reddy's Labs
5. Sapient
6. Agilent Technologies
7. Johnson & Johnson
8. Covansys
9. HCL Comnet

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