Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated August 20, 2015
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Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan
K. Venkataramanan
31 Ratings

Pros
  • Great techical challenges and opportunities to learn (in 32 reviews)

  • Freedom to work and take decisions (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • not much cons for an intern expect for long working hours (in 58 reviews)

  • Work-Life Balance is quite poor (in 34 reviews)

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  1. Great Company to work For

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time

    Pros

    Great Work Environment Great People

    Cons

    Lack focus in technology investment


  2. Overall experience was disappointing

    Former Intern - Inplant Trainee
    Former Intern - Inplant Trainee

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Job Security Engineers in the plant were knowledgeable

    Cons

    lethargic work culture no dedication to allocated duties Monotonous work life

    Advice to Management

    be more professional


  3. Helpful (2)

    L&T power division

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time

    Pros

    Not many. Wont fire you if you join as GET

    Cons

    Hardly any projects, managers dont care about your career. Very low salary.

    Advice to Management

    Get better managers.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Not a challenging environment

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    Former Employee - Executive
    Former Employee - Executive
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get all the time in world to work on things, relaxed, laid back

    Cons

    not so challenging, least recognition to talents, do the same stuff over and over again, get all info from previously available results and keep repeating it, not worried about results that an excel prints out, revisions over and over again, contractors over-powering managers/management


  6. Not a healthy working environment

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job Security , Good additional other benefits provided by the company

    Cons

    Internal Politics.. Poor Management. by HR as they have no monitoring on site employees .. Ineffective appraisal system..

    Advice to Management

    Certain Policies needs to be reformed required as appraisal system, Employees benefits provided by Site Management..


  7. experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    can travel a lot if you are lucky

    Cons

    very low packages even after studying in iit

    Advice to Management

    please increase salaries


  8. Not That good Not that bad

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Software Developer in Mumbai (India)
    Current Contractor - Software Developer in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment, Free Lunch

    Cons

    No supportive mgmt, lot of contract employees, rare case they take contract employees on payroll

    Advice to Management

    --


  9. good company but no social life, work life not balanced

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    salary is always on time. But pay scale is less. Low salary paying company.

    Cons

    Work life needs to be balanced. No proper timing. more work hours at site, it is too much hectic, work hours are up to 13-14 hours a day.

    Advice to Management

    As we are having enough strength of staff we can utilize them in shifts, and work hours needs to be reduced, which will increase the satisfaction of employees and productivity will also increase. salary needs to be revised.


  10. Work environment

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Surat (India)
    Former Employee - Intern in Surat (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Transportation Facility and mess food is good.

    Cons

    Not good job environment. Hierarchy system. Task wont be allotted based in your expertise/

    Advice to Management

    Be cooperative. Try to allot work to people based on there competencies.


  11. Don't Join if you want to learn and implement

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Job Security to some extent

    Cons

    Everything else. The most lackadaisical place with people without progressive vision. The Pay is the worst in the industry.

    Advice to Management

    Change mindset, as the world is changing fast and pay as per a person's experience , he need not be a Graduate Engineer Trainee entry to the company



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