VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd., announced that it has been certified as one of the UK’s top employers.
The seventh consecutive year for Virtusa, the first as VirtusaPolaris since the acquisition. The annual, international research from the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world; those that provide excellent employee conditions nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization, and those which strive to continuously improve employment practices.
“To be recognized as one of Britain’s best employers not once, but seven times, is a real honour,” said Sundararajan Narayanan, Chief People Officer at VirtusaPolaris.
“Since last year’s acquisition of Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd., we have strengthened our workforce in to one global team. Retaining a sense of shared culture and teamwork among the team members during this time of change was one of our highest priorities, which makes this award feel like even more of an achievement. We’re delighted that the Top Employer’s Institute has recognised this and we’re proud to be able to offer a collaborative, stimulating and exciting workplace that is consistently one of the UK’s best.”
“Innovation is our mantra, and is at the centre of everything our team members work on,” stressed Tom Holler, EVP and Chief Strategy Officer at VirtusaPolaris. “As we enter the era of the fourth industrial revolution, and fields such as robotics and Artificial Intelligence begin to grow, attracting the best talent is more competitive than ever. Being named again as a top employer in the UK, underlines the success of our appeal to a new generation of creative and skilled professionals. We will continue to invest in creating an environment where the millennial generation workforce can thrive and excel.”
Following the Polaris Consulting & Services acquisition, VirtusaPolaris extended its innovative HR approach to its multigenerational, multinational expanded workforce. This centres on its accredited V+ social business platform; a proprietary, fully gamified tool that fosters a collaborative and engaged environment for staff to operate in. With a large proportion of its global team members falling into the millennial and Generation Zage brackets, VirtusaPolarisis expert at enabling team members to work productively with familiar social tools.