Larsen & Toubro

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Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated September 15, 2014
Updated September 15, 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good indian organisation to start career with

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Engineer  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    end to end product lifecycle, ownership

    Cons

    indian organisation political issues, work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    inline the engineering policies with the global standard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Alot to learn but all by yourself as an Intern

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

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

    Pros

    Great Company with a whole lot of top notch technology and values to learn from as an Intern.

    Cons

    You need to continuously be asking those intriguing questions to learn your bit.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Larsen and Toubro

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro as an intern

    Pros

    Great culture,good growth opportunities,innovative projects.

    Cons

    Work life bit stressful. Working hours 7 to 9 am

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  5.  

    Software Engineer for 3 years

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

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

    Pros

    They will take care of their employees

    Cons

    Opportunities are not as much as valuable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

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

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    • 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.  

    For graduate its good but for others its not good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Checker In Power Plant  in  Farīdābād, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Checker In Power Plant in Farīdābād, Haryana (India)

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

    Pros

    Becaouse of Its brand name

    Cons

    nothing for any career advancment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do something for the employees those who come via external interview

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    L&T Hydrocarbon

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time

    Pros

    Each division is different. Overall you get responsibilities at a young age, freedom to work, fairly relaxed atmosphere. Good growth at junior levels.

    Cons

    Work systems are ad-hoc. Roles and profiles are not clearly defined. Appraisal systems are archaic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Revamp appraisal systems. Flatten the organization. Get a clear idea about what to do for International Projects. Recruit target market talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Trainee

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

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity for personal growth. Seniors are very helpful. Very good exposure to practical work. Great work experience. Amazing platform to learn practical things about Civil Engineering.

    Cons

    Long hours of work. Sometimes even on Weekends.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    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
  11.  

    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

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