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SuperProfs.com: Offering Smart & Strategic Work Milieu

Kanak Prabha
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Kanak Prabha
"Really in technology, it's about the people, getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment and helping to find a way to innovate,"- quoted Marissa Mayer, Businesswoman. These words abridge the success saga of SuperProfs.com - an online platform for exam preparation, who has incorporated such an optimistic working environment, where employees look forward to go to their jobs every day. They have reinforced a culture where people can work smart and lead a happy personal life. Such a smart and strategic work milieu has attracted most reputed professors from across India who have been in the business long enough to offer best guidance to students and orient them in the correct direction.

Incepted in 2010, by IITians Piyush Agrawal and Sujeet Kumar, SuperProfs.com is a product of Aurus Network Pvt. Ltd. It has completely transformed the online education industry, by empowering education through technology and making it flexible and accessible 24x7 while not limiting it to the classroom hours. Their ultra-modern technology allows live transmission of HD quality videos at low bandwidth, so that students can view the lectures again and again, rewind, pause and replay from the comfort of their homes or on their mobiles.

Competitive exams can cause stress in a way that it can lead to depression. Hence, the team of 60 at SuperProfs.com encourages students in a way that they are empowered to realize their full potential and outshine in it. The students not only save money and get the best teachers into their homes without relocating to another city, but most importantly they get quality guidance with personalized feedback in real time to ensure progress towards top performance. These skilled teachers are turning the preparation of exams like CA, CS, GATE, IIT-JEE, IAS and many others to a positive experience for students. Piyush Agrawal, Founder & CEO, SuperProfs.com, says, "We have more than a hundred of the distinguished Professors, who cover approximately 14 entrance exams. They have an ownership partnership with us as we have a revenue sharing model with them. I see consistent profitable growth as we expand our reach and get more outstanding and enthusiastic Professors on board".

As training provides both the company and the employees with benefits, SuperProfs.com have incorporated development initiatives and extensive product training with every course they introduce along with flexibilities like initiating their team to take up any online courses which they may find useful to further enhance their skills. Their technology and product teams regularly participate in hackathons and in various workshops conducted by experts on state-of-the-art technologies.

To fuel the upkeep of employees' morale, they have an interactive web-site aligned with all HR sub-functions to facilitate communication between employee and organization through dialogue boxes and speedy availability of information. Apart from a friendly and flexible work culture, SuperProfs.com bounty their employees through performance management and rewards system. The company enjoys a healthy ratio of male and female employees and their safety is considered as top priority. Flexible working hours and work from home option adds to this feature.


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