February 29, 2016
TCS recognised as a global top employer
- One of only eight companies worldwide to receive this global certification
- Rated as a Top Employer in 24 countries across its largest markets
Amsterdam | Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation today announced that it has been recognised as a ‘Global Top Employer’ by the Top Employers Institute. This makes it one in only eight organisations worldwide to have achieved this status. In its assessment of 1,072 companies worldwide the Top Employers Institute rated TCS as an exceptional performer across nine core human resources (HR) areas: talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits and company culture.
TCS, which employs over 344,000 professionals from 125 nationalities, has received this rating across all its largest markets. It has earned a Top Employer certification in 24 countries located in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
In North America, TCS was recognized as a Top Employer in both the United States and Canada. This year, it was also certified as the Region-wide #1 Top Employer in Europe for the 4th consecutive year. TCS earned the foremost rating in the United Kingdom and Germany, and also received an accreditation in six other countries in Europe: Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands. In Latin America, TCS was recognized in seven countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. In the Middle East and Africa, it achieved this status in South Africa, Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia – where it operates an all women BPS center. In Asia and the Pacific, TCS was certified in Australia, Singapore and India, where the company is headquartered.
Ajoy Mukherjee, executive vice president and global head of human resources, TCS, commented: “We are delighted to have been certified as a global top employer. In today’s digital economy, having a fully committed, engaged and culturally diverse workforce is more critical to business success than ever before. At TCS, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our people as well as our ability to create an exceptional environment and a nurturing platform that helps our employees around the world to realize their potential.” He added: “This is a significant achievement for our organisation and we will look forward to building on this success and delivering an even better experience for both our employees and our customers around the world."
“Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally,” said Dennis Utter, global business director for the Top Employers Institute. “Our comprehensive research concluded that?TCS provides an outstanding employment environment, and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programmes that are well thought out, and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”
Established in 1991, the Top Employers certification is designed to identify and recognize the world’s leading organisations in the field of HR management and employee conditions. The award of this certification is based on an industry-leading research methodology, conducted by the Top Employers Institute and audited by Grant Thornton.