Randstad India, the leading HR Company in the country will host the third edition of the Randstad Award in Bangalore on 18th April, 2013. The Award ceremony will be a confluence of HR Heads and CXOs from companies across industry sectors such as IT, Auto, Banking & Finance, Public Sector, Consulting, Consumer Goods, Energy, Manufacturing, Retail, Travel & Hospitality sector.
The Randstad Award, instituted in the year 2000 was a major success in Europe and is considered to be very prestigious and coveted by employers. Launched in India in 2011, the Randstad Award continues to recognize and honour the “Most Attractive Employer” to work for, based on the opinion of over 7,000 potential, as well as, employed work force in India. The central theme of the award is to recognize and encourage companies to focus on the “Employer Brand” and position themselves well to attract and retain the best people.
Speaking about the initiative, E. Balaji, MD and CEO, Randstad India said - “We are happy to conduct the third edition of the Randstad Award in Bangalore. Randstad Award is very unique as the winners are selected by the feedback from employed workforce alone and not based on inputs given by companies. The findings of the award survey will provide deep insights on the industry and companies across 17 determining factors.”
“Employer Branding has gained prominence as many companies across the world focus on building the same to attract the best talent. I am confident that the Randstad Award will continue to pave way for organizations in India to emphasis on Employer Branding that would not only help in attracting talent but also enhance their brand perception in the labour market.” he added.
Randstad Award in India is given to the “Most Attractive Employer” brand and will provide organizations with vital information for building their talent attraction and employee engagement strategies.
For two consecutive years – 2011 & 2012 - Microsoft had bagged the “Most Attractive Employer” award. The other prominent companies which won special recognition in the past were TCS, Oracle, Volkswagen, Ernst & Young, ONGC, SAIL, Taj Group and Nokia.