LinkedIn recently announced the list of winners in the category of “Top Attractors of 2016”. In other words, top companies where the world wants to work.
The list honors the organizations most favorite by professionals around the globe. It includes top achievers across United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, India, France and Australia.
What makes these companies top achievers?
There are multiple factors, but there is one remarkable feature of these companies that made them winners. It is their influential “Employer Brand” that bring in top talent and motivate them to stay. Hence, they deserve to be top companies to work with.
Top companies where you should apply for a job
15. Adobe (Computer Software)
– The company is 30 years old
– It has 14,000 employees
– Launch “Kickbox” program to encourage staffers develop and test ideas. And, employees receive $1000 to refine their breakthrough.
– 5 years ago Adobe got rid of its annual review bandwagon.
14. PepsiCo (Food & Beverages)
– It grooms professionals with both rotation through its division and training (PepsiCo University)
– It owns 22 brands that now pull in more than a billion in annual sales
– Their R&D spending is up by 40 percent since the year 2011
13. Deloitte (Management Consulting)
– The company receives 1.9 million job applications annually
– They have 225, 000 employees
– They invest heavily in its employees, providing various education and training reimbursements.
12. Nestle (Food & Beverages)
– It is 150 years old Swiss Consumer Goods Company
– They have 2,000 plus brands
– To tackle youth unemployment, they launched the “Nestle needs YOUth” program
– They are committed to hiring 10,000 trainees and 10,000 young people in Europe by the end of the year 2016.
– Expanding their program to America and aiming to open 7,000 apprenticeship and traineeship positions and 24,000 people by the year 2018.
11. Oracle (Information Technology)
– 38 percent of their workforce are millennials
– They are building the work culture that can handle a demanding environment
– They also actively recruit injured Afghanistan and Iraq veterans offering paid internship.
10. Johnson & Johnson (Hospital & Health care)
– They offer 8 weeks paid parental leave for fathers
– It recently expanded surrogacy, fertility and adoption benefits
– The employee strength is 127,000, and their employee engagement score worldwide is 90 percent
– They also eliminated the self-ratings system.
9. Coca-Cola (Food & Beverages)
– It employs 123,000 people globally
– Modifying everything from benefits to work practices
– By 2019 the company will reinvest more in innovation and marketing to spur growth
– Soon the company offer 6 weeks paid leave to all new parents.
8. Unilever (Consumer Goods)
– The company have 169,000 employees, and they get trained under various training programs.
– Their “Future Leader Program” takes entry-level employees
– They offer flexible working environment.
7. Uber (Internet)
– They have 6,700 official employees and operates in 444 cities worldwide
– Their interview process is gruelling – but worth it (according to the published reviews).
6. Microsoft (Computer Software)
– It offers unique career development program “an individual adventure.”
– It also provides coaching, 200 training programs and mentoring to its employees.
– The Redmond, Wash campus offers espresso stands, sports field, a retail shop and restaurants.
5. Amazon (Internet)
– The company’s hiring requirements are demanding and diverse.
– Since last year the job applications in Amazon is up by 25 percent.
– “Amazon Career Choice Program” offers its employees 95 percent of tuition fees, which is a perk for its employees.
– The ongoing mentorship is provided to women in Tech in Amazon under its “Amazon Women in Engineering” initiative.
4. Google (Internet)
– Lavish work culture is offered to 60,000 Google employees including, on-site massages and after death benefits.
– To avoid the biases company does not allow the managers to make the hiring decisions.
– Employee happiness is Google’s motto.
3. Facebook (Internet)
– Facebook offers its employees both inside and outside office benefits
– In straight 14 quarters, the revenue of Facebook is up by 40 percent
– Facebook recently extended its 4 months parental leave initiative to full timers
– During LinkedIn “Top Attractors” study, the company recorded 34 percent increase in new hires.
2. Salesforce (Internet)
– In company new tower every floor has meditation spaces and “mindfulness zones”.
– Salesforce is known for its high growth that offers above-market pay to its 20,000 employees
– They offer long paid volunteer time off which is seven business days.
1. Apple (Consumer Electronics)
– The company has 81 percent employee retention rate
– The ex-employees of the company vows to its high flexibility and amazing co-workers
– Recently, the company hired 11,000 women in the span of 12 months.
The innovation, flexibility, perks and amazing work culture what makes an ideal employer brand, which these companies offers to its employees.
To read the complete report on LinkedIn Top Companies 2016 click here!