Viacom18 wins big at Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards

Mumbai: In an industry where everyone is scouring for the best of talent and working towards retaining them, Viacom18 has emerged as an inimitable leader by winning the ‘Dream Companies To Work For” Award at the sixth edition of Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2015 in Singapore.


Viacom18 also clinched four other wins namely - Award for HR Strategy, Award for Innovative Practices in HR, Award for Talent Management and Award for Excellence in HR through Technology.


Hosted by the Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group, and endorsed by Asian Confederation of Business, Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards recognises the top organisations, which have achieved excellence in building their brand as an employer of choice. With more than sixty organisations competing against each other for these coveted titles from over sixteen countries, Viacom18’s whopping wins proved reflects the power of their people-first philosophy.


Viacom18 Media HR executive vice president Abhinav Chopra said, “It is heartening to receive recognition for our progressive people practices that enable our employees to deliver exceptional work and contribute more. As we continue on our journey towards strengthening our position as an employer of choice, we are grateful to all our employees for truly making Viacom18 a dream company to work for.”


 Viacom18 has always been on the innovative side of creating employee policies - be it offering tattoo allowances to helping people care for their pets through a special pet allowance - the company sure knows how to keep their employees happy. Other benefits include a medical insurance plan, pension plans, wellness initiatives for physical and emotional well being of employees. They also allow employees to enjoy ‘Friday Chills’ - once a month soirees for encouraging interpersonal communication and relationships at the workplace with a bit of fun.


Focus is also laid on learning opportunities through interesting options such as ‘Back To School’ and ‘Young Leaders’ Development programs’.


Recently, Viacom18 launched another innovative initiative titled ‘Internal Career Opportunities’ (ICO), a platform designed to enable the organisation to retain its talent and provide them with opportunities to grow within the organisation.

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