Larsen & Toubro

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Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated October 31, 2014
Updated October 31, 2014
650 Reviews
3.4
650 Reviews
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Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan
K. Venkataramanan
327 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Opportunities to learn, Each Business units exists almost as a separate company (in 25 reviews)

  • High strength in mobilization, gives a lot of freedom to work (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • Long working hours creates a little imbalance between work and life (in 55 reviews)

  • So practically impossible to maintain a work-life balance (in 30 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    BIg name Bigger complexities

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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

    Pros

    Good Place to learn.
    Good freedom.

    Cons

    Unclear middle management.
    Long work hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try developing a conducive environment which allows employees to have a balanced work-life.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Learning

    • 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

    Pros

    Has a strong base in india and very balanced company,

    Cons

    less flexibility, less compensation and benefits

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Sales

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

    Pros

    Money, pto 401k lunches babysitters

    Cons

    People, money 401 dinners drive

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  5.  

    hard work is appreciated

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

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro

    Pros

    - a Lot to learn
    - Job Satisfaction

    Cons

    - Too much work pressure
    - No work timings
    - less Compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Has to improve framework of conducting projects

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6.  

    Larsen & Toubro, the slowly growing giant

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

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (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
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not a challenging environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive
    Former Employee - Executive

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (more than an 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

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

    very good and excellent

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time

    Pros

    good management good workforce 5thword

    Cons

    same as any other organization 5thword

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue to take care of your workforce and they will take care of you

  9.  

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

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

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Brand Name
    Freedom in work
    Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Low Compensation
    Semi PSU Culture
    Locations of plants

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Good work culture and employee friendly work environment

    Cons

    Low possibility to grow, as the senior management is not connected with the need to know basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think out of the box

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Poorly managed and empty promises company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Somewhat professional office, at least the office is nicely decorated

    Cons

    Always changing environment, poor management (never available) lack of delivery skilled managers off shore in India

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better delivery managers in India and get them to come to US for client /projects for long term...Put managers in place who are able to travel/VISA for long term projects. As well, get more VISA ready and US based delivery people.....

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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