Accenture, Wipro, Infosys most sought after employers in India: LinkedIn

Oct 25 2013, 12:20 IST
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LinkedIn has determined these rankings by analysing the actions of its members on the platform. Reuters LinkedIn has determined these rankings by analysing the actions of its members on the platform. Reuters
SummaryGoogle, ranked as top employer in demand globally, could manage only 13th spot on Indian list.

Technology services company Accenture has topped the list of 20 most sought after employers in India, compiled by professional networking site LinkedIn.

IT majors Wipro and Infosys have been ranked at the second and third place respectively as the 'most InDemand employer brand' in India by LinkedIn.

In India the top sectors are tech, telecom & media, professional services, and aero/auto/engineering.

This is the second year in a row Accenture has retained its numero uno spot, the professional networking site said.

The top 10 companies in the list are IBM (4th), Hewlett Packard (5th), Oracle (6th), Tata Consultancy Services (7th), Amazon (8th), Microsoft (9th) and Airtel (10th).

LinkedIn has determined these rankings by analysing the actions of its members on the platform.

The professional network has more than 238 million members globally with over 21 million in India.

Internet giant Google which has been ranked as the top employer in demand in the world by LinkedIn, took the 13th spot on the Indian list. Google is followed by Apple and Unilever on the global list.

Other firms in the top 20 list in India included Larsen & Toubro (11), Dell (12), HCL Technologies (14), Cognizant Technology Solutions (15), Deloitte (16), Cisco (17), Genpact (18), Adobe (19) and GE (20).

"The companies who have made it to this year's list are definitely ahead of the curve in their talent management efforts," LinkedIn India Director Talent Solutions Irfan Abdulla said.

"Building and maintaining an employer brand to attract the right kind of candidates is the need of the hour, failing which they will surely lose out in the war for quality talent," Abdulla added.

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