SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – (March 31, 2020) – Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS:VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, announced it has been recognized as a Certified Top Employer in 2020 by the Top Employers Institute.
The Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognizing excellence in people practices. The Top Employers Institute is an independent organization that certifies, validates, and recognizes companies as employers of choice across the globe through the HR Best Practice Survey. The survey included over 100 questions covering 600 ‘People Development’ practices across ten topics: talent strategy, workforce planning, talent acquisition, on-boarding, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits, and culture.
“Our ability to reflect core company values and purpose, keep people at the heart of every initiative, and create a sense of shared purpose fosters an environment for continuous growth and development and is what sets Virtusa apart as a top employer, ” said Sundar Narayanan, EVP, chief people officer, Virtusa. “At Virtusa, 80% of our key leadership roles are filled from within, and that is a direct reflection of our ‘people’ value.”
Virtusa’s work environment emphasizes collaboration, learning, and innovation. The V+ Platform, Virtusa’s proprietary social business tool that improves business agility, productivity, and innovation through gamification and crowdsourcing, creates an engaging environment for employees to learn, share, and co-create with colleagues and clients. Other channels of employee engagement range from company-wide updates and town hall sessions to open social media forums. These are supplemented by multiple surveys that allow employees to provide feedback within the company. The input from these surveys is used to create solutions that continue to create a positive work environment at Virtusa.
“Organizations need to prove that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work for their employees,” said David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute. “The certified participants are a shining example of a dedication to people practices as they continuously commit to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Congratulations!”