Career @ HCL
HCL is a leading global Technology and IT Enterprise with annual revenues of US$
5.9 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India, HCL
Technologies ( www.hcltech.com ) and HCL Infosystems (www.hclinfosystems.in)
In 1976, Shiv Nadar, Arjun Malhotra, Subhash Arora, Badam Kishore Kumar, T.V
Bharadwaj,& Arun Kumar H started Microcomp Limited. The focus of the company was
design and manufacturing of scientific calculators. The venture provided its
founders money to start a company that focused on manufacturing computers. The
company name "HCL" used to stand for "Hindustan Computers Limited" but now HCL
is the only one name that the company goes by. HCL received support from the
Uttar Pradesh government to setup manufacturing in Noida
In 1981,NIIT was
started to cater to the increasing demand in computer education. By early 2000s,
Nadar divested his stake in this venture.
HCL Enterprise is a leading Global Technology and IT enterprise with annual
revenues of US $5.9 billion. HCL Enterprise comprises of two companies listed in
India - HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems.
Career Development Center
After creating a new wave with computing in India - at a time when there were
only about 250 computers in the country as a whole, HCL ventured into
creating; Career development centers - the first of its kind in India. The
objective was to have a constant pool of qualified professionals for the
Today , the career development centers span India - wide with over 12000
students. The focus has been on industry-experience and focus on 'real
world' practical training. The faculty is drawn from HCL and the industry
. The areas of focus include both hardware and software - starting from basics
in hardware and networking to server related and security.
HCL realized that the key to customer satisfaction was with the employee.
Today, in an industry like software, which is knowledge intensive and relies
heavily on manpower, this has become a powerful strategy. 'Employees First' - a
pioneering strategy envisaged by HCL places the needs of employees before the
needs of customers and has provoked a sea-change at the company level, and, in
turn, greater customer loyalty, better engagements and higher revenues.
Employees First' is an employee focused program that gives people whatever
they need to succeed - be it space to grow, time to think or tools to use. Its
about maximizing personal potential rather than monitoring professional
HCL's enlightened approach to employee development also focuses on giving
people whatever they need to succeed: be it a virtual assistant or talent
transformation sabbaticals; expert guidance or fast track growth; inner peace or
democratic empowerment. 'Employees First' is a five fold path to individual
enlightenment. This ensures that people are given Support, Knowledge,
Recognition, Empowerment, and Transformation.