Flipkart is India’s most sought-after employer for second year in a row: LinkedIn survey

By : |May 19, 2017 0

Flipkart has once again bagged the top-ranking as the most sought-after employer for the second year in a row, according to a survey by professional networking site LinkedIn.

“We are thrilled to be the most sought-after company to work for in India for the second year in a row. I would attribute this primarily to the super-exciting work that we do here. We have an extremely open and empowering culture that places full trust in our employees. We are dedicated to build this culture of growth and to fuel our commitment to constantly innovate, disrupt and build India’s global technology powerhouse,” said Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO, Flipkart, on his company’s feat.

CIOL Flipkart is India’s most sought-after employer for second year in a row: LinkedIn survey

Interestingly, here too Amazon is closing in on Flipkart with the second spot followed by KPMG India. Others in the top 10 of LinkedIn India’s most sought-after employer’s list include One97 Communications at the fourth place, Ola (5th), HCL Technologies (6th), Adobe (7th), Alphabet (8th), OYO Rooms (9th) and Reliance Industries at the 10th place.

The list of India’s best employers is formulated on the basis of exclusive LinkedIn data, including job-seeker reach, engagement and retention. Apart from One97 Communications, other new entrants in the list are Tech Mahindra (14), Swiggy (15), IDFC Bank (17), Vodafone (20), Grofers (22), McKinsey & Company (24) and Oracle (25).

“We analysed India’s most attractive employers to understand how their culture and growth opportunities appeal to Indian professionals and, interestingly, home-grown companies are leading the list,” said Irfan Abdulla, Director Talent Solutions & Learning Solutions, LinkedIn India.

From tech multinationals to start-ups, 13 homegrown companies found a place in the list. Six start-ups (including two unicorns) also made it to the top 25, including Flipkart, One97 Communications, OYO Rooms and Grofers among others.

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