Amazon India Most Attractive Employer in eCommerce, Google Overall
Many companies are fighting for the title to be the best in the industry, both in terms of customer satisfaction and employee engagement. While most take care of the former, the latter usually goes unnoticed.
At the 6th edition of Randstad Awards in India, Google India was awarded as the ‘most attractive employer’ in India, followed by Mercedes-Benz India. There were also specific mentions in every category, where Amazon India was titled as the most attractive employer in E-commerce industry and Samsung India for consumer electronics.
Google has been a leader for many and inspired a lot of startups in the Silicon Valley to solve real-world problems. The search-engine giant is not just a company, but also a verb everyone uses in place of the word ‘search’.
Amazon is the most distinguished e-tailer in India which has garnered a lot of fans since its entry in the country. It is the most visited e-commerce website and needless to say, it scores in all departments, including attracting employees.
Dr. Moorthy K. Uppaluri, MD & CEO, Randstad India, said, “In today’s fiercely competitive job market, recruiting top talent, engaging and retaining them is fundamental to a company’s ability to grow. It is also a proven fact that companies that are capable of attracting the right talent for the right job simply perform better.”
, one of the world’s largest public opinion survey on employer branding, independently conducted with more than 200,000 respondents across 25 countries worldwide, also revealed that salary and employee benefits (48%)
How were the organizations judged?
The Randstad Award survey looked at salary and employee benefits (48%) which continued to be the top driver among the Indian workforce while choosing an employer, followed by long-term job security (46%), financial health of the company (43%), pleasant working atmosphere (40%) and good work-life balance (38%). However, the importance of salary decreased from last year (6% decrease from 2015).
The survey also showed that men in India are looking more for innovation, strong management and quality of products/services. On the other hand, women are looking for a pleasant working atmosphere, good workplace accessibility and flexibility at work.
If you’re looking for a competitive environment which promotes not just work but also life during work, you should head out to the above mentioned companies. While the salaries might not always satisfy you, it is the work environment that keeps the employees engaged.