’s National Survey Reveals Top 5 Local Companies Singaporeans Aspire To Work For

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Image credited to From front left Shell, Procter & Gamber, Changi Airport Group, Chew Siew Mee (’s Country Sales Manager of Singapore), DBS Bank, Capita Land. From back left Exxon Mobil, Facebook, ST Engineering, Singapore

Our Parenting World (OPW) is pleased to announce that, a leading online employment marketplace in Singapore, has revealed the top 5 local companies Singaporeans aspire to work for, alongside with its annual Top Companies Award ceremony held yesterday at Raffles City Convention Centre. 

Top 3 factors that make companies attractive to talents

According to’s 2016 Job Happiness Index, more than half of Singaporean employees are unhappy at work. Such sentiments eventually lead to short job tenures and high turnover rate. Hence, it is crucial to identify Singaporean candidates’ needs and understand their reasons for joining a company.

The “Top Companies of the Year” survey has gathered insights on the factors that employees consider when choosing a company. They are:

  1. Career development opportunities; basic salary;
  2. Calibre of management and leadership team;
  3. Work environment as well as culture.

Singaporean employees are well educated and discerning, and they want to ensure that as they chart new life milestones, their careers advance as well. They want to feel that their work is impactful and meaningful, and they achieve this by taking on more responsibilities. This is especially true for millennials. With the high costs of living in Singapore, it is understandable that employees want a basic salary commensurate with their qualifications.

In recent years, more and more local companies put in extra efforts to develop and further strengthen their human resource strategies.

Top 5 Local Companies’ ranking as per below:
1) Singapore Airlines
2) Changi Airport Group
3) DBS Bank
4) Capitaland
5) Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. 

Finally, as evident by the success stories of Singapore Airlines, Changi Airport Group and DBS Bank, talents look for strong leadership. They want to work for management teams that can help them soar higher, and they want to be associated with reputable brands.

The ranking for’s Top Companies Awards 2017 is as per below:

1) Google
2) Facebook
3) Apple
4) Singapore Airlines
5) Microsoft
6) Shell
7) Changi Airport Group
8) ExxonMobil
9) Procter & Gamble; DBS Bank
10) IBM

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