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Google – the only media company on list of most coveted employer brands in Singapore

Google Singapore logoGoogle is the only media company to feature on a list of the top companies people living in Singapore want to work for most.

Local media owners such as Mediacorp and Singapore Press Holdings did not make the list of 20 firms compiled by the social network for professionals, LinkedIn.

IBM and Microsoft come out on top of a list dominated by IT and financial services brands including Accenture, Oracle, Standard Chartered Bank and HP.

Part-media owner SingTel was the top ranked homegrown brand, positioning just below 11th placed Google.

By contrast, the global list of LinkedIn’s most in-demand employer brands – published in October last year – features media companies Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce.com and Expedia, and also ad agency Ogilvy. Google topped the list.

The Singapore most in-demand employer brands list in full:

  1. IBM
  2. Microsoft
  3. Accenture
  4. Oracle
  5. Standard Chartered Bank
  6. HP
  7. Cisco
  8. Citi
  9. Barclays Investment Bank
  10. Deutsche Bank
  11. Google
  12. SingTel
  13. DBS Bank
  14. Credit Suisse
  15. Apple
  16. HSBC
  17. NCS Group
  18. Deloitte
  19. OCBC Bank
  20. Procter & Gamble
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