Larsen & Toubro
3.6 of 5 517 reviews
www.larsentoubro.com Mumbai, India 5000+ Employees

Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.6 517 reviews

                             

94% Approve of the CEO

Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan

K. Venkataramanan

(261 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Opportunity to learn new software"
    in 20 reviews
  • "L&T has a very good working system which is been followed"
    in 40 reviews
Cons:
  • "long working hours, no OT will be provided, 7 days a Week if in site"
    in 39 reviews
  • "Work Life balance needs to be understood by management"
    in 16 reviews
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Great learning experience

R&D (Former Employee)
Mumbai (India)

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

ProsTechnically competent colleagues, Management with technical background, Importance to training and personnel development, Overall amazing company to start career with

ConsCannot expect knowledge sharing from few senior people, Less likely to try out new things

Advice to Senior ManagementLevel of interaction with employees should be more

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company to work as a starter, get chance to improve the skill. Good opportunities to go abroad and work with client

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGood company to work as a starter, get chance to improve the skill. Good opportunities to go abroad and work with client

ConsNothing much cons to indicate, would be better to give salary as per the industry standards..

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Space for learn from mistakes and resposibilities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsBetter and timely remuneration, facilities, reputation, academic collaboration for people who wish to do higher studies. Good relationships.

ConsLack of work/life management. Hectic work demands and lesser leaves.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learning Curve

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Mumbai (India)

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

ProsFriendly Staff
A lot of learning in a small time during my internship. Lots of great projects going on for us to contribute
The workers on the shop floor are really freindly and helpful to the younger staff and make you feel welcome.

ConsA little montonous.
Work culture not so great. Have to wait beyond stipulated time to finish off the work on given deadlines
Old school work methods in certain places

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Learning new skills with team support.

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

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

ProsVery good management team, friendly environment, employee satisfication.

ConsWorking individually on tuff tasks with new technology called OSI PI.

Advice to Senior ManagementAfter taking requirement immediately need to take sign off from the clients.

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Sales

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsMoney, pto 401k lunches babysitters

ConsPeople, money 401 dinners drive

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Assistant Manager,Planning & Coordination

Assistant Manager Civil (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

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

ProsThere is a proper system for every function,
Liberty to work
Good Recognition

ConsWork culture these days is not so good.

Advice to Senior ManagementAbsorb New talents

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BIg name Bigger complexities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

ProsGood Place to learn.
Good freedom.

ConsUnclear middle management.
Long work hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry developing a conducive environment which allows employees to have a balanced work-life.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very boring place to work

Graduate Engineer Trainee (Former Employee)
Kānchipuram (India)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time for more than a year

ProsGood decision making powers, You are allowed to do mistakes ( only very few companies can do this), Global brand name recognition easy to switch jobs later.

ConsNo one cares whether you work or not, very bad HR dept which never helps, very bad working culture, unethical practices No care about workforce skills

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease give more attention to your GET's, as far as I know about 75% GET's leave after 2 year bond period

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Learning

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time

ProsHas a strong base in india and very balanced company,

Consless flexibility, less compensation and benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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