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It’s uncommon for main surveys on the identical matter to be revealed by respectable shops at the very same time, however it simply so occurred that each LinkedIn and Straits Occasions (in collaboration with Statista) have launched their very own rankings of the very best workplaces in Singapore.
This provides us a possibility to immediately evaluate their findings, as they employed totally different methodologies.
Information vs. opinions
LinkedIn, for its analysis, relied on in-house knowledge analysed for all the 2022, scoring firms within the following eight classes:
- Potential to advance
- Expertise development
- Firm stability
- Exterior alternative
- Firm affinity
- Gender variety
- Instructional background
- Worker presence within the nation
In the meantime, Straits Occasions (ST), aided by Statista, surveyed over 17,000 folks between August and October final yr, totally on whether or not they would suggest their office, with a further 43 questions for extra refined analysis.
In different phrases, we will evaluate an artificial benchmark, achieved by an unrelated third get together to non-public opinions and emotions of workers really working in every enterprise.
So, how do they evaluate? Listed below are the highest 15 firms in every of those surveys:
|Straits Occasions / Statista|
|2||Commonplace Chartered||Procter & Gamble|
|4||Procter & Gamble||Apple|
|9||Seize||Asia Pacific Breweries (Heineken)|
|10||Financial institution of America||Orange Valley Nursing Properties|
|11||A.P. Moller-Maersk||Raffles Medical Group|
|14||SAP||Motorola Options Singapore|
Essentially the most noticeable distinction is the dominance of banks and monetary firms on the extra artificial rating offered by LinkedIn. 4 out of the highest 5 spots are taken by three banks and Mastercard — every of them conspicuously absent among the many greatest firms as ranked by their workers.
This, I imagine, might be defined by extra disciplined company tradition in these massive organisations, the place there may be a number of emphasis on inside coverage. For this reason they’re more likely to rating greater on issues like stability or variety, and even the power to advance in a extra hierarchical construction (there are fewer rungs to ascend in additional fluid, versatile working environments in IT, as an example).
On the similar time, nevertheless, their workers won’t essentially “love” their jobs as a lot as they do being at Google or Apple (although, notably, we’ve so as to add that the ST survey was performed earlier than the mass layoffs).
Ultimately, DBS, the highest ranked by LinkedIn, got here solely thirty third on ST checklist, second-place Commonplace Chartered ended up 87th, whereas third-place Mastercard didn’t even safe a spot among the many 250.
Alternatives vs. satisfaction?
Assuming LinkedIn’s analysis is correct, it permits us to match extra goal perks and alternatives, with general satisfaction from work.
Would you settle for a extra inflexible, company office for an opportunity to earn more cash or climb the ladder extra harking back to the olden days? Or are you content to forgo a couple of bucks for an opportunity to work in a extra pleasant, vibrant, welcoming setting?
Neither of the rankings (nor another launched on the subject) is totally correct, since every of us has his personal priorities.
Nonetheless, totally different methodologies permit us to match firms from totally different angles. It’s at all times higher to have a couple of supply of data, in spite of everything.
In consequence, the actually greatest locations to work in Singapore are, maybe, these scoring excessive on each lists.
Effectively-organised companies with clear insurance policies, which additionally occur to be broadly appreciated by their employees. And there are solely three firms that fulfil the factors: Procter & Gamble, Alphabet/Google and Apple.
So, in case you’re searching for the very best of the very best in Singapore, these look like the nation’s prime 3 employers in the mean time.
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