COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, - (June 11, 2015) - Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, was ranked amongst the best companies to work for in Sri Lanka by Great Place to Work® Institute, a global human resources consulting, research and training firm. Virtusa received this recognition at a gala event during which Great Place to Work® Institute felicitated the country’s ‘Top 20 Best Companies to Work for’.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Sri Lanka. This is a result of the commitment, perseverance and passion of our team members, as they continue to surpass themselves in their quest for excellence. We have created an environment where we take pride in and enjoy the work we do as a team, giving it our very best at all times to deliver outstanding value to all our stakeholders, including our clients. I want to take this opportunity to thank all Virtusans for making our workplace a great place to work,” said Chandi Dharmaratne, director – Human Resources at Virtusa.
Virtusa actively leverages technology to create an engaging and transparent work environment. The company’s social business ecosystem, V+, provides a platform that enables workplace collaboration, innovation, social performance management, and gamification to Virtusa’s global team, across functions and geographies. Gamified personal dashboards, leader boards and contests on quality, productivity, client delight, innovation and knowledge management offer the company’s Gen Y-ers the constant and candid feedback they need, helping Virtusa drive employee engagement excellence across the enterprise.
“We believe that there is a strong correlation between engagement and innovation. We are very excited about the environment we have created where Virtusans globally can push the boundaries of what’s possible and reimagine the future for our clients’ businesses,” said Madu Ratnayake, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Virtusa. “We are proud of the recognition and would like to take the opportunity to congratulate all our team members. This recognition is directly attributable to our company’s culture, dedication and commitment of our team members, and V+, our digital engagement platform, which has truly positioned us as a workplace of the future and helped us transform the way we work, learn, share and connect.”
Based on a comprehensive study done by the Great Place to Work Institute – Sri Lanka, this is the third annual listing of the ‘Best Companies to Work for’ in the country. The study, covering over 12,000 employees from over 60 companies, identified a number of key practices unique to the companies identified as ‘best workplaces’. Firms were measured by the quality of employee experience by an international Trust Index and Culture Audit. The Trust Index measures and benchmarks employee experience of credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie, whilst the Culture Audit assesses and benchmarks people practices such as hiring, inspiring, speaking, listening, thanking, developing, caring, celebrating and sharing.