If you could work anywhere, which employer would you prefer to work with? A recent findings by Linkedin shows that Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook tops the chart of most favored companies to work with. Technology and software solutions providers are sitting right at the top four positions of most in-demand employers. And the fifth position? Well, it is conquered by an Ice-Cream maker ‘Unilever’.
These findings are based on the analysis of 175 million interactions(such as visiting employer’s career page) held last year between users and some specific employers on its professional social networking site.
LinkedIn senior manager Michael Li. writes:
We cross-referenced our data with thousands of survey responses to pinpoint the specific activities that best indicate familiarity and interest in working for a company: connecting with employees, viewing employee profiles, visiting Company and Career Pages, and following companies. After crunching this data and normalizing for things like company size, we developed our top 100 global list. We then applied LinkedIn profile data to rank the most sought-after employers among professionals in five countries and four job functions.
Out of the top 100 employers listed, 21 companies are technology and software solutions providers, “Retail and consumer” service providers had 20 companies listed, “professional services” category had 16 companies in the top 100.
Here’s the list of top 50 employers listed:
6. General Electric
9. McKinsey & Company
10. The Coca-Cola Company
11. The Walt Disney Company
18. Ogilvy & Mather
22. Johnson & Johnson
26. Bain & Company
34. Warner Bros.
35. Electronic Arts
40. Red Bull
48. Kraft Foods
49. Red Hat
50. Oliver Wyman
Have a look at the infographic given below to check out the most in-demand employers around the globe.