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Essar Group Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
Essar Group – India – “Essar Power Plant”

Essar Group – India – “Essar Power Plant”
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.5 116 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

Essar Group Group Chief Executive Prashant Ruia

Prashant Ruia

(48 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Pay is decent, great work-life balance, low-pressure work environment (in 8 reviews)

  • Very employee friendly contributing to nation building (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • some manager label staff do office politics (in 3 reviews)

  • Culture is a bit feudal sometimes; work culture varies tremendously with the team you're in (in 3 reviews)

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    My experience was really satisfactory.Had worked in heavy engineering division on many good projects.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsFlexible work schedule
    Good benefits
    Employee friendly

    ConsToo much politics between different departments

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

     

    honest

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosno h.r system so basically no management system

    Consno h.r system so basically no management system..

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    great

    Sales Manager (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Prosfun enviornment to be in I had lots fun like

    Consmean people sometimes at the work place which i dun like

    Advice to Senior Managementjust be nice to workers

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Learning Experience

    Assistant Vice President (Former Employee) Mumbai (India)

    ProsGreat Learning! Able Leadership! Good Rewards Systems! Excellent Employee Engagement Activities! Very well structured HR Policies. Top Leadership very supportive of HR.

    ConsSometimes you tend to do a lot of routine work! At times favoritism do creep in the system. Junior Management sometimes is neglected.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRegular Job rotation at middle management level required

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

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    Good Working Environment. Supporting Team and Staff

    Customer Representtative (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsWorking Hours are Flexible. Good Cafeteria.

    ConsNo Hike in Salary. Little Progress and Development. Lot of Pressure. Less Chance for Promotions. No Growth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to Maintain the Working Culture and Develop the Employees to Achieve Growth.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Over all good experience.

    Assistant Manager (Former Employee) Surat (India)

    ProsGood experience of new steel manufacturing technology.

    ConsCompany policies are some what not good for graduates..!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A wonderful and lots of learning space

    Deputy Manager Piping (Current Employee) Surat (India)

    ProsYou will have lots of opportunity to learn things and face challenges which will shape anyone into a Good professional.

    ConsSome times or at some group businesses you might not get enough guidance as everyone would busy in their business. In these cases you need to be pro-active to get things done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAcross all the groups the actual performance system shall be followed rather leaving this to particular departmental Head's own convenience. This will help to ensure rewarding right people.

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

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    ESSAR Projects India Ltd.

    Senior Manager-Projects (Former Employee) Hazira (India)

    ProsMultiple exposures, Good learning platform,

    ConsNo value for hard working employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease take care to your old employees (those who have serve 8 years and more), they are gem for the organization. The s3alary difference between same level old employee and new employee needs to be rationalize.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Had a great time and learned alot

    Deputy Manager (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    Prosgood for freshers and salary is great and altos of ways to improve yourself and friendly atmosphere.

    ConsThe HR and ADMIN i found always lazy and dictator. They do nothing and rule like king. The worst part of ESSAR is admin.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBelieve down line and support them.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good experience

    Consultant (Former Employee) Surat (India)

    ProsI had a good experience working on a short term project here. The job responsibilities were very clear. My expertise was respected and there was not much interference in the working style.

    ConsThe job was located at the company's plant, which seemed a little remote. However, it was necessary to conduct the project there, given its nature.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain the same work culture

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

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