Pune, India – April 2, 2018 – For the second consecutive year, global sales and marketing firm ZS has earned the coveted certification as a great place to work from the Great Place to Work® Institute, an authority on workplace cultures since the 1980s.


“We’ve always taken great pride in our people and culture,” said Sanjay Joshi, ZS’s regional managing principal for Asia. “To us, this recognition reaffirms that ZS is a collaborative and inclusive firm where smart, talented people challenge each other to grow, develop and ultimately deliver outstanding results for our clients.”


Surveys were sent to a random selection of employees at ZS’s Capability and Expertise Center in New Delhi and Pune to gather their input and feedback. The feedback score from the survey coupled with the evaluation of the company’s people practices and policies are amongst the criteria used to determine whether an organization is designated as a “Great Place to Work.”


ZS saw favorable results in key categories, including 93 percent of respondents expressing that ZS offers a friendly work environment, 91 percent confirming that they are entrusted with ample responsibility and 91 percent acknowledging that ZS is a place in which people are willing to put in the time and effort to achieve results. Further, ZS ranked highly in the area of inclusiveness, with more than 90 percent of respondents indicating they feel they are treated fairly regardless of age, sex, race or caste.


“Through our people practices, we strive to foster an inclusive culture that’s highly collaborative, non-hierarchical and driven by values,” said Sameer Madan, ZS’s human resources director for India. “This acknowledgement confirms we’ve made strides in creating an environment where, in addition to having fun at work, ZSers feel they are valued for being their authentic selves and can thrive in long-term careers.”


As the firm continues to grow its presence in India, ZS is hiring in its business consulting, business operations, business technology and software development spaces in New Delhi and Pune.


Great Place to Work® Institute partners with more than 8,000 organizations from over 50 countries on various assessment, benchmarking and planning actions aimed to strengthen workplace culture. The institute’s rigorous and objective methodology is considered the gold standard for defining great workplaces across business, academia and government organizations.


ZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions—from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. More than 7,000 ZS professionals in 25 offices worldwide draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact for clients across multiple industries.


With over 3,000 professionals, ZS offices in New Delhi and Pune serve as the Capability and Expertise Center to enable cross-collaboration across all the global offices to create client impact.


To learn more, visit www.zs.com or the Life at ZS blog.


Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework and expertise needed to create, sustain and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work® globally conducts surveys on and produces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

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Susan Brophy