Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2014 National Association of Colleges (NACE) Recruiting Excellence Awards. Virtusa was honored by the organization for its innovative processes of attracting Millennial talent and connecting them with established Virtusa subject matter experts to ensure their continued growth and success.
“We are honored that our recruiting and hiring methodology have been recognized by an association as esteemed as NACE,” said Sundararajan Narayanan, senior vice president and global head of HR at Virtusa. “Here at Virtusa, we strive to optimize the hiring process using innovative platforms that will best engage Millennials, including social media, email campaigns and personalized connections. We are committed to ensuring our team members experience continuous growth through career roadmaps and mentorship programs, and we are thrilled that our commitment and techniques have been recognized.”
Virtusa was honored as a finalist in NACE’s Recruiting Excellence Awards for its Millennial enablement program, which is at the core of its hiring and recruiting strategy. To drive the hiring process and find and recruit the best talent, the company routinely uses social media, gamification and college fairs. Gamification is also used in onboarding for an innovative learning experience. By understanding Millennials in the workplace and connecting them with subject matter experts, Virtusa is a leader in employing the next generation.
“NACE congratulates Virtusa and the other finalists in this category on their achievements,” says Mimi Collins, NACE spokesperson.
Virtusa has been honored with a number of awards over the past year for its HR practices and innovative social technologies which are particularly geared toward the Millennial generation. Recent recognitions include The Times Union and WorkplaceDynamics Top Places to Work, the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces list, the International Business Award (Stevies) for Best People Practices (the second consecutive year), the Asia Best Employers Brand Award for HR Excellence and the Golden Peacock Award for HR Excellence among others.