South Africa’s most attractive employers 2017

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The list of best companies to work for as voted by working South Africans includes local and international organisations.

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Universum investigated which employers are most attractive in 2017. As such, local professionals had the opportunity to rank the organisations they’d most like to work for. From the results, Universum’s 2017 employer rankings were published.

This is what was found:

South Africa's Most Attractive Companies according to Business/Commerce professionals:

Rank   Company

1          Google           

2          Investec

3          South African Breweries

4          Unilever

5          Coca-Cola South Africa

6          South African Reserve Bank

7          Discovery

8          KPMG

9          Deloitte

10        Transnet

 

South Africa's Most Attractive Companies according to Humanities/Liberal professionals:

Rank   Company

1          Google

2          Department of Higher Education and Training

3          Media24

4          Department of International Relations and Cooperation

5          Coca-Cola South Africa

6          City of Cape Town

7          Woolworths

8          SABC

9          South African Breweries

10        Unilever

 

South Africa's Most Attractive Companies according to Law professionals:

Rank   Company

1          Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

2          Google

3          Webber Wentzel Attorneys

4          Legal Aid South Africa

5          National Prosecuting Authority

6          Bowman Gilfillan

7          Investec

8          Norton Rose Fulbright

9          DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

10        ENSafrica

                                                                                                  

South Africa's Most Attractive Companies according to Health Care/Health Sciences professionals:

Rank   Company

1          Department of Health

2          Medi-Clinic Southern Africa

3          Discovery

4          Network Healthcare

5          Aspen Pharmacare

6          Pfizer Laboratories

7          Google

8          Department of Higher Education and Training

9          Johnson & Johnson

10        GSK

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South Africa's Most Attractive Employers according to Natural Sciences professionals:

Rank   Company

1          CSIR

2          Department of Science and Technology

3          Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

4          Unilever

5          Google

6          Sasol

7          South African Breweries

8          Woolworths

9          Pfizer Laboratories

10        Eskom

 

South Africa's Most Attractive Employers according to Engineering/Technology professionals: 

Rank   Company

1          Google

2          Microsoft

3          Eskom

4          CSIR

5          Sasol

6          Transnet

7          BMW Group

8          First National Bank

9          South African Breweries

10        Unilever

 

Source: Universumglobal.com

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