BANGALORE, India and ISELIN, New Jersey, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Award Recognizes iGATE for its Path-breaking Employee Engagement Initiatives
iGATE Corporation (NASDAQ:IGTE), the integrated Technology and Operations (iTOPS) solutions provider, today announced that it has been conferred with the prestigious 3rd FUN@WORK - HR Award 2014. The award ceremony was held on February 15, 2014, at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
FUN@WORK - HR Award is researched by Employer Branding Institute and Stars of the Industry. The Employer Branding Institute is a virtual organization, where senior leaders in HR connect with each other in cyber space to share the best practices in Employer Branding. Outstanding professionals in several countries who are contributing to "Talent Management, Talent Development and Talent Innovation" are a part of the community. These awards are presented to individuals and organizations, who believe FUN@WORK is an essential fabric of business. The jury included industry experts from world HRD Congress.
Dr. R. L. Bhatia, Project Director for Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards and Founder, World CSR Day said, "iGATE - Employee Engagement Team is an Ideal Team whose example can be shown to others as leaders. iGATE - Employee Engagement Team has seen several changes and yet leads ahead in spite of its changes. This is because iGATE - Employee Engagement Team believes FUN @ WORK is an essential fabric of business."
Commenting on the award, Dr. Srinivas Kandula, EVP and Global Head - HR, iGATE said, "We are happy that our endeavours to make iGATE a fun place to work have been duly recognized. We have been making conscious efforts to build 'work-life balance' among our employees and as our credo, we encourage them to get away from monotonous work at regular intervals. With this achievement, iGATE is committed to delivering best HR practices, as one of the most competitive organizations across regions."
Building a global team of high achievers, iGATE has consciously brought alive its organizational philosophy that an element of fun is required to increase happiness and productivity of the employees. Celebrations are a great way to bond and bring goodwill at the workplace. 'Thank God it's Monday' (TGIM) which brings a musical treat every Monday in the iGATE campuses to turn the 'Monday blues' into smiles is one of the path-breaking employee engagement initiative at iGATE and has been recognized in the Limca book of records as the longest running corporate show.
iGATE Corporation provides integrated technology and operations (iTOPS) solutions by leveraging its proven capabilities across consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, and product and engineering solutions. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by over 30,000 experts, iGATE's multi-location global organization has consistently delivered effective solutions to over 300 companies including many Fortune 1000 clients spanning verticals such as: banking and financial services; insurance; healthcare and life sciences; manufacturing; retail and CPG; media and entertainment; energy and utilities; and independent software vendors. Please visit http://www.igate.com for more information.
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