Singapore's fresh graduates rank the top 100 employers
The ranking by fresh graduates of Singapore's top 100 employers was revealed in a report released last Wednesday.
The survey, Graduate Barometer 2011, conducted by GTI media and research firm trendence, covered over 5,000 students and fresh graduates.
PwC and Ernst & Young were placed in the 1st and 2nd positions, both among the few biggest global accounting firms that were ranked. Citi Singapore followed in the 3rd spot.
Find out who the other top ranking companies are:
4th: Agency For Science, Technology And Research (A*STAR) - Singapore's lead government agency dedicated to fostering world-class scientific research and talent for a vibrant knowledge-based economy.
5th: KPMG - one of the largest professional services networks in the world
6th: Standard Chartered Bank - multinational financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom with operations in more than seventy countries.
7th: HSBC - global banking and financial services company
8th: DBS - bank incorporated in Singapore, with branches numbering more than 100 in islandwide
9th: Deloitte - one of the Big Four accountancy firms along with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst & Young, and KPMG.
10th: Google - American multinational public corporation invested in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies
11th: Singapore Exchange (SGX)
12th: ExxonMobil - American multinational oil and gas corporation
13th: Shell - global oil and gas company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and with its registered office in London, United Kingdom
14th: Marina Bay Sands
15th: Ministry of Edication (MOE)
16th: Rolls-Royce - Power systems provider, designing, manufacturing and supporting a range of products and services for air, sea and land applications.
17th: Universal Studio
19th: American Express
20th: OCBC Bank
In contrast, a similar survey done by the Rakuten group recently showed IT companies in the top 6 rankings. These were: 1st NTT data, 2nd Fujitsu, 3rd Rakuten, 4th Yahoo Japan, 5th Google and 6th Japan IBM.