Larsen & Toubro

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Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated September 7, 2014
Updated September 7, 2014
610 Reviews
3.4
610 Reviews
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Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan
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313 Ratings

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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234 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time

    Pros

    Better working environment and lot to learn

    Cons

    Salary is on average low

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Larsen & Toubro, the slowly growing giant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Excellent exposure and authority to various positions

    Cons

    Low pay-scale, bureaucracy, Mid-level management crisis

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve Pay-scales, merit-based growth, make it a fun place to work at

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good place to start your career.. Lots of learning opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Brand Name
    Freedom in work
    Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Low Compensation
    Semi PSU Culture
    Locations of plants

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Launchpad for a graduate degree

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    good experience working over here

    Cons

    a few, but not too bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    L&T work culture is independent,due to this during work you want take work ownership

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

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

    Pros

    L&T work culture is independent,due to this during work you want take work ownership

    Cons

    L&T work culture is independent,due to this during work you want take work ownership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    L&T work culture is independent,due to this during work you want take work ownership

    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Very Employee Friendly. Best HR practices

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  8.  

    Good company

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

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

    Pros

    High strength in mobilization, gives a lot of freedom to work. projects are always challenging, learning is tremendous.

    Cons

    archaic HR practices, which should be improved.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    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
  10.  

    6+ years Exp. in Larsen & Toubro Limited

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  11.  

    Its a great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

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