CIO Insider

CIOInsider India Magazine

Separator

TCS and Cognizant Take First Two Spots in LinkedIn's Top Employers in India Index

Separator

TCS, the globally leading homegrown technology company has been ranked as the top employer in India in by LinkedIn and Forbes. Cognizant, one of the world's leading professional services firms, became the runner up in the 2021 rankings of 'Top Companies' in India according to LinkedIn, while Accenture took the third spot.

"We are happy be named to the LinkedIn Top Companies list in India," said Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director, Cognizant India. "As we transform the companies the world relies on, our people are our differentiator. We are focused on supporting the many ways our associates can make a positive impact at Cognizant – on their clients, on society, on each another and on their own lives," he added

The Top Companies, according to LinkedIn, are investing in employee success, career development, equity and inclusion to ensure that they remain among the best workplaces for employee growth now and in the post-pandemic world.

Earlier this month, Cognizant reported that it will cover the vaccination costs of over 600,000 citizens in India, including its more than 200,000 full-time workers and their dependents, as well as approximately 50,000 contingent employees, such as contract, service, and security personnel, and their families.

The World's Best Employers were chosen by Forbes based on independent surveys of more than 150,000 workers in more than 50 countries.

Employers were rated on image, confidence, gender equality, corporate social responsibility, community, benefits, economic footprint, and talent growth. They were also asked to rate how satisfied they were with their employers' answers to the Covid-19 responses. Respondents to the Best Employers for Diversity award were asked to anonymously score their companies on general diversity as well as unique topics like age, gender, sexual orientation equality, ethnicity and disability.

"We are happy be named to the LinkedIn Top Companies list in India. As we transform the companies the world relies on, our people are our differentiator. We are focused on supporting the many ways our associates can make a positive impact at Cognizant, on their clients, on society, on each another and on their own lives”, said Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director, Cognizant India.

Shantanu Jha, Chief People Officer, Cognizant India expressed delight as to being listed in Forbes’ lists for Best Employers. He said, “For us, it means that we are creating conditions where every person can thrive, and we work relentlessly to ensure we lean into that commitment. Through our network of associate groups, Diversity and Inclusion programs and leadership accountability measures, we are ensuring our people feel connected to the organization and to one another. We want them to feel empowered to share their ideas and perspectives, and comfortable showing up as their true and authentic selves”.

"We are happy be named to the LinkedIn Top Companies list in India. As we transform the companies the world relies on, our people are our differentiator. We are focused on supporting the many ways our associates can make a positive impact at Cognizant, on their clients, on society, on each another and on their own lives”, said Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman and Managing Director, Cognizant India.

Current Issue
Rapid Acceleration Partners: Opening Doorway To The Future Of Automation