Larsen & Toubro

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Larsen & Toubro Reviews

Updated December 16, 2014
Updated December 16, 2014
682 Reviews
3.4
682 Reviews
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Larsen & Toubro CEO & Managing Director K. Venkataramanan
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341 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Opportunities to learn, Each Business units exists almost as a separate company (in 32 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 58 reviews)

  • So practically impossible to maintain a work-life balance (in 34 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good work culture

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro

    Pros

    good atmoshphere, good project challenge

    Cons

    actually i was on contract basis so leave there

  2.  

    good company

    • 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 (more than an year)

    Pros

    salary is the best thing.

    Cons

    complicated system. it takes 1 year to understand.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Structural Engineer - Metros & Special Bridges

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Struuctural Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Struuctural Engineer in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Place to learn a lot. Good place to start your career as a structural engineer.
    Exposure and expert advise on various topics from a lot of brilliant engineers

    Cons

    Some locals to get into the company based on recommendations spoil reputation of company.
    No proper work ethics are exhibited.Sitting late to show efficiency is also encouraged as at the end of the day deliverables are somehow ready. People of the elite knowledge class are overshadowed by the show of the underperforming late sitters

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please do not hire people based on recommendations. Please try to understand employees who work within time period are also efficient and asking for working on holidays shows that employees lack a work-life balance.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    ProjectLead

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Larsen & Toubro full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best reasons to work are good team work and coordination, scope for more knowledge,location is a positive point Mysore.

    Cons

    Benefits are not that good compared to other IT companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    can be better looked on to compensations.

  6.  

    the work and culture of the company is more of engineering and less managerial in nature.

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

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro

    Pros

    Good work life balance, Job security, good responsibility at work and brand value

    Cons

    Too hierarchical, poor compensation structure and HR policies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to improve the benefits and structure at junior management level

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good place for learning and training

    • 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 (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good for learning, good exposure in each dimensions, GET salaries are not upto the mark, management positions are comfortable for salary perks and promotions

    Cons

    no time limit for working on site, biased appraisals, politics in allotment of assignments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Plan for betterment of each employee working at executive levels

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Life in L&T Construction

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

    I have been working at Larsen & Toubro full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    1. A Lot to learn
    2. Challenging Roles at Young age
    3.You feel like you are the owners as it is a public limited company and all employees have stake
    4. You learn how to complete challenging difficult projects in stipulated time.
    5. More organized
    6. Opportunity for growth of talented individual high.
    7. Encourages higher studies for top rated individuals
    8. Appraisal process differentiates performers and non performers

    Cons

    1. Tiring working hours( more than 12 to 13 hrs)
    2. Flooded with Tamilians
    3. Lacks cosmopolitan outlook
    4. Good for Diploma Holders as it is a heaven for them.
    5. Project based team works even on Sundays
    6. Postings at desolate places
    7. Old mindset still continues
    8. Work life balance suffers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to change their outlook.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Have learned a lot in life, knew the value of quality, time

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

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

    Pros

    Salary is good, benefits also good, Great place to learn

    Cons

    Workculture is baad, HR policy very poor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please discuss with employes about there well being

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    "FINISH WORK AND THEN GO TO HOME"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - CAD Draftsman in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - CAD Draftsman in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Even In Government Offices will give good hike and Promotions.. Lot of local politics, very hard to come up to good position, unless we face a huge loss of health and social activity's will never reach good.

    Cons

    No Time manor. "FINISH AND THE GO TO HOME" NO MATTER WHAT TIME IT IS" No Value For People. not at all any trainings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is in stuck with some OLD peoples who don't want to leave and play well politics.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    High growth , learning & Value addition

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

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

    Pros

    * High exposure
    * Good Management

    Cons

    * Working Time
    * HR policies

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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