23 April 2016 Current Affairs: Google India has emerged as the winner of the 6th edition of Randstad Award 2016 for the second consecutive year and was awarded the 'Most Attractive Employer' in India. Mercedes-Benz India was the runner-up. The sectoral specific special recognition awards this year have gone to Dell India for IT, Samsung India for Consumer Electronics and Amazon India for E-Commerce.
The Randstad Award survey, independently conducted with more than 200,000 respondents across 25 countries worldwide, also revealed that salary and employee benefits (48%) continue to be the top driver among the Indian workforce while choosing an employer, followed by long-term job security (46%), financial health of the company (43%), pleasant working atmosphere (40%), and good work-life balance (38%). However, the importance of salary has decreased from last year (6% decrease from 2015). The survey findings also reflected that the Indian workforce prefers to work or move to sectors like IT & Communication (70%), followed by Automobiles (66%) and FMCG, retail & e-commerce (64%).
Randstad Award : The Randstad Award is the largest independent employer branding survey in the world. The award is presented each year to the most attractive employer in various countries across the globe. In its 6th year in India, and 16th year globally, you can expect the event to be bigger, better and a whole lot more insightful.