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Essar Group Reviews

Updated February 19, 2019
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Pros
  • "Work Flexibility & Work-Life Balance" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Entrepreneurial work culture allowing the flexibility to chart career path" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance totally depends on the projects that you work on and how aggressive your boss is" (in 4 reviews)

  • "HR does what top management says, does not care about employees" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in India, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in India, TN
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very Good Company to work

    Cons

    Employee Rotation is necessary


  2. "Work at Home"

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    Former Employee - Data Entry
    Former Employee - Data Entry

    I worked at Essar Group full-time

    Pros

    This appears to be a Legitimate company

    Cons

    Someone is using their name to scam on a work from home position

    Advice to Management

    Someone needs to put a stop to this

  3. "Former worker"

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    Former Employee - Data Entry
    Former Employee - Data Entry

    I worked at Essar Group full-time

    Pros

    Good salary or that’s what they are saying

    Cons

    All is online and they make you go to all kind of troubles to get there

    Advice to Management

    Don’t scam


  4. Helpful (4)

    "Work At home is a Scam"

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    Current Employee - Data Entry in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Data Entry in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    none Scam with google hangouts

    Cons

    Avoid it like the plaque they will steal your identity

    Advice to Management

    Some one is indicating you offer a work from home position this is not accurate


  5. "Essar is good company to start your career."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Essar Group full-time

    Pros

    good training program and helpful seniors

    Cons

    lesser flexibility for the employees to address their probelms


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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule
    Good benefits
    Employee friendly

    Cons

    Too much politics between different departments


  7. "honest"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    no h.r system so basically no management system

    Cons

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

  8. "H R Manager"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Essar Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Family culture and pleasure to be working with the promoters

    Cons

    cannot think of any as of now

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work and business


  9. "Outdated policies"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Light work
    Employee engagement and events

    Cons

    Office politics
    Outdated policies
    Slow internet

    Advice to Management

    Support your teams


  10. "It's a great time in Essar"

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    Former Employee - Power Engineer in Jamnagar (India)
    Former Employee - Power Engineer in Jamnagar (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Essar Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, location, stress is less, awards & recognition

    Cons

    Salary delay, Appraisal is not timely, Lesser leaves, promotion not timely, Parents not included in mediclaim

    Advice to Management

    Salary should be given timely, Appraisal takes too long time