LinkedIn has released its list of the world’s 100 most InDemand employers in 2014, revealing the global companies people would most like to work for.
The list shows that the tech telecom and media sector is the most desired field, with big tech and electronics companies taking up six of the top 10 positions.
Media and internet giant, Google is ranked as the number one most desired employer in the world, followed by technology firm, Apple and consumer goods company, Unilever.
Microsoft and social media giant Facebook round off the top five, with Amazon, Procter and Gamble, General Electric, Nestle and PepsiCo completing the top ten.
Top 20 most-desired companies
|7||Procter & Gamble||66,000|
|11||Johnson & Johnson||52,000|
|13||McKinsey & Company||20,000|
The list is compiled through data and interactions acquired from over 300 million LinkedIn users. The professional network said it analysed over 10 billion data points to reach its findings.
According to LinkedIn, after tech and telecoms, the retail and consumer products sector is the second most desired field, with oil and energy taking the third position.
Top 10 most desired tech companies
63 of the 100 companies are found in the USA, and 15% of the companies listed have under 5,000 employees.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (46th) is the smallest company listed, with only 1,622 employees.
IBM (ranked 100th) is the biggest company listed, with approximately 382,000 employees.