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TCS remains the best IT employer in India

As per a survey, while TCS retains its top position as the best IT employer in India, Infosys slips to the 8th spot.

business Updated: Aug 28, 2007 20:55 IST

Tata Consultancy Services retained its top position as the best IT employer in India, while software major Wipro figured nowhere among the Top 20 list, as per a survey by industry analysts.

While HCL Infosystems, iGate, RMSI and Synechron occupied the next four slots after TCS, Infosys slipped four places to the eight position, according to an annual survey done by Cybermedia's flagship publication Dataquest in collaboration with IDC India.

The seventh annual Dataquest-IDC survey was participated by 2,844 software, hardware and marketing professionals from 33 IT companies, totally employing 3,04,834 people in seven cities.

The rating of employers was done upon the basis of employee satisfaction and HR scores.

IBM was rated the sixth best employer, followed by Capgemini, Infosys, Tavant Technologies and Sun Microsystems.

According to the survey, TCS, with a large workforce based in foreign shores, followed innovative HR practices and maintained ethos across geographies to achieve consistency in workforce.

The employees of HCL Infosystems were found to be satisfied with the growth opportunities, job security and relationship with peers in the company.

According to Pradeep Gupta, publisher of Cybermedia, multinational employers IBM, Capgemini, Sun Microsystems and CSC have mastered the art of managing Indian employees to rank among the Top 20 best IT employers in the country.

"Others, especially many India-based IT employers, need to balance aggressive recruitment with the warmth and personal touch...To retain people as they ramp up headcount".

First Published: Aug 28, 2007 17:04 IST