Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has emerged as the No. 1 Employer of Choice across all sectors for the 2016 graduating batch of B-School students, across functions, a Nielson Campus Track Business School Survey reported. The company has also retained the ‘Dream Employer’ status for the 7th year and has also been ranked 1 for Marketing and top FMCG company in Finance. This is the 16th year of the Neilson Campus Track B-School Study.
In January 2016, the company was awarded in the Best Practices in the Employer Branding category at the People Matters' TA Leadership League Award.
This achievement is a recognition by students of the consistent actions HUL has taken over the years to build mutually beneficial relationships and engagements with the student and academic community. The company believes in a 365-day relationship with the students, investing senior leadership time and effort in bringing alive its employer value proposition on campuses," said B P Biddappa, Executive Director, HR, HUL.
HUL has a clearly defined career philosophy which revolves around job rotation and diversity of experiences at all stages of the individual's career. International Stints, working in highly competitive D&E as well as developed markets, in- depth understanding of rural markets all form part of the diverse experiences that managers are able to acquire through thoughtfully curated career paths.
"We ensure that we attract the best talent and our processes help lay a strong foundation early in their career. HUL has a clearly defined career philosophy which revolves around job rotation and diversity of experiences in an individual’s career. We also ensure that we have progressive people policies in place for our employees to enable them to perform their best at all life stages. We continue to review our policies and practices to keep them relevant to the changing needs of our workforce," Bidappa added.
The company also offers a unique positioning as a ‘School of CEOs’ which is about entrusting big jobs early on in career to groom for functional and leadership responsibilities.