Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated 31 August 2014
Updated 31 August 2014
604 Reviews

3.4
604 Reviews
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Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Freedom to work and take decisions (in 21 reviews)

  • Opportunities to learn, Each Business units exists almost as a separate company (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Site jobs are too strenuous with mindless man management for very long working hours(more than 15) and on Sundays too (in 44 reviews)

  • Work/Life balance will be poor if placed at construction site (in 21 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very Employee Friendly. Best HR practices

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer  in  New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in New Delhi (India)

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong HR policies, Regular promotions amazing ESOPs
    Dynamic work environment
    Challenging and interesting work
    Friendly environment, innovation is well acknowledged
    Good visibility with the higher management

    Cons

    Work Life Balance doesn't exist in initial and lower levels
    Favoritism and bias
    Lack of humanity in some of the higher management people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve the falling ethical standards of some people in management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    great learning curve.
    highly knowledgeable people

    Cons

    none i can think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none i can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company to work with...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Construction Manager  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Construction Manager in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Learning opportunities
    experienced managers
    wide careers options

    Cons

    low salary
    need better exposure/recognition system for employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    FAIR process is not fair at all,, please reconsider..

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    India's largent engineering, Great Company to work for. Most admired company. Employees are taken care here.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Company to work for. Most admired company. Employees are taken care here. A professionally managed company since inception. I have truly grown here professionally and personally. Lot of training and development opportunities available here.

    Cons

    Long working hours creates a little imbalance between work and life

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Freshers Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer Trainee  in  Jamshedpur (India)
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer Trainee in Jamshedpur (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    good work culture
    respect for employees
    immense learning experience
    Exposure to various aspects
    personality development
    Job security
    You get lot of chances to prove your self.

    Cons

    work-life balance is not so easy to maintain
    Compensation offered is not satisfactory
    HR teams needs to take care of there staff more as projects will be executed in out skirts of city.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its good that you people give opportunity for staff to take their decision & execute project. Only thing needs tobe improved is HR part.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    6+ years Exp. in Larsen & Toubro Limited

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Site Engineer  in  Beāwar (India)
    Current Employee - Site Engineer in Beāwar (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It is a good construction Company and in India it is at No. 1 Position

    Cons

    Structural work on high elevation in critical conditions etc

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Concentrate on personal growth of diploma holders

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Its a great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Surat (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Surat (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The work enviornent is good

    Cons

    Pays very less as compared to industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great to work with but work-life balance is poor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Jāmnagar (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Jāmnagar (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good challenging & learning environment.
    Supportive management and colleagues.
    Freedom of work to show skills & innovations.

    Cons

    Working hours are too long.
    Work is not given according to qualifications.
    Give work pressure till your last breathe.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Working hours should be less and flexible.
    Preform of individual should be properly assessed.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Its all about Imagineering

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager M1B  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager M1B in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Core Engineering, Job Satisfaction, Independence, Challenging work environment.
    Its amoung the best place to work if you like engineering.

    Cons

    Less compensation for the kind of talent they hire.
    Five & half day work week

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Its knowledgeable!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Commercial Trainee  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Graduate Commercial Trainee in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Scope of growth.
    Good Place to learn.
    Supportive colleagues.
    Accommodation almost free of cost.
    Good Compensation for freshers!!

    Cons

    Long Working hours.
    May be transferred anywhere anytime.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Working hours should be kept in mind so that work-life balance could be maintained.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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