Prime 15 corporations to work for in Singapore in 2023

LinkedIn has published its annual list of the top Singapore companies to work for – and banking and information technology companies dominated the 2023 list.

The top companies list also underwent a major revamp this year, which the professional networking platform says is a testament to “Singapore’s strong business ecosystem.”

Compared to 2022, there are 10 new companies that made it into this year’s top 15 – including Mastercard, Procter & Gamble, Citi and tech giants Amazon and Apple.

In particular, the banking and finance sector saw 4 companies in the top 5 of “LinkedIn Top Companies 2023″ for Singapore.

“The financial industry in Singapore has always been a key pillar of the country’s economy, and companies like DBS, Standard Chartered Bank and Citi are big employers,” said Pooja Chhabria, LinkedIn Career Expert and Head of Editorial for APAC.

“Singapore is also positioning itself as a fintech hub in the world…which means there continue to be long-term growth and employment opportunities for professionals in areas from sustainable finance to data analytics.”

Amazon and Alphabet both made the list despite making headlines this year with mass layoffs around the world. However, Alphabet – Google’s parent company – fell 6 spots from last year’s list.

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Chhabria told CNBC Make It that attrition and layoffs were taken into account when compiling the list.

“To ensure we only feature companies that offer a stable workplace where employees can grow over the long term, companies that laid off 10% or more of their workforce during our methodology period do not qualify for a ranking,” she added.

LinkedIn said it relied on internal data collected between January 1 and December 31, 2022, and measured companies against eight factors that drive career progression:

  • ability to advance
  • skill growth
  • stability of the company
  • External Opportunity
  • company affiliation
  • gender diversity
  • educational background
  • staff presence in the country

Companies must also have at least 500 employees in Singapore as of December 31, 2022 to be eligible.

LinkedIn said the rankings give professionals at all levels “actionable insights and resources,” such as: B. Skills and roles that companies are hiring for.

Here is the full list of Singapore’s top companies 2023

15. Roche — Healthcare

14. SAP – IT & Services

13. Alphabet – IT & Services

12. Apple – IT & Services

11. AP Möller – Maersk – Shipping, transport and logistics

10. Bank of America – Banking

9. Go for it – IT & Services

8. Medtronic – Healthcare

7. Amazon – IT & Services

6. Sintel — Telecommunications Technology

5. city

Sector: banks

Most Common Skills: Commercial Banking, Capital Markets, Investment Banking

Most common job titles: business development officer, business analyst, banker

New this year is Citi, which operates as a full-service bank in Singapore. It offers financial products and banking services to individuals, companies, governments, investors and institutions.

4. Procter & Gamble

Industry: consumer goods

The most notable skills: cosmetics, chemical processing, retail

Most common job titles: Brand Manager, Director of Business Development, Brand Director

Procter & Gamble — another new addition to this year’s list — is the parent company of household brands like Braun, Gillette and Oral-B. It manufactures consumer products including fabric care, fabric care, home care and personal care products.

3.Mastercard

Industry: financial services

Key Skills: Growth Strategies, Commercial Banking, Partner Development

Most common job titles: head of product management, product manager

Mastercard is also new to the list. The global technology company specializes in electronic payment solutions via credit, debit and prepaid cards.

2. Chartered Standard Bank

Sector: banks

Skills of note: Commercial Banking, Capital Markets, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Most common job titles: business analyst, business development officer, project manager

Standard Chartered Bank, which retains its second place in 2023, is an international banking group with a local subsidiary in Singapore. It offers personal, retail and institutional banking, among other financial services.

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