"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." – Aristotle
For the sixth time in a row, Ujjivan has been ranked as one to the Top 25 Best Places to Work by Great Place to Work, India. Further, it has been ranked as number one in the Microfinance Institutions domain. But what is a great workplace and what makes Ujjivan a great place to work?
Great Place to Work Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm committed to creating sustainable workplaces where customer satisfaction is high and employees are happy. A Great Place to Work uses 56 variables to compute results.
The research, which is designed to answer 3 fundamental questions, is done based on the employees' point of view of his or her workplace.
Ujjivan's people practices bring a sense of purpose, pride in the work we do and are seen as a fair and just employer. Communication is perceived to be open, transparent and a leadership which is supportive to the growth and development of its employees. Individuals feel they get ample opportunities to grow in a changing and challenging environment; proof being career aspirants have been rapidly increasing.
Having won this award for the sixth time, Ujjivan is setting an example for how happy employees lead to happy customers and happy investors. Happy employees translate to satisfied customers, which has a direct impact on our bottom line and that keeps our investors satisfied. This also bodes well for our longevity and profitability.
It is the top management and our employees, working in sync, to achieve common objectives of the organization, are what make Ujjivan a great place to work.