Europe's Most Attractive Employers 2012
Stockholm, December 12th 2012 - Based on the preferences of over 85,000 career seekers with a business or engineering background, Universum has released the first ever European talent attraction index: “Europe’s Most Attractive Employers 2012”. The index, split in the business category – preferences from business career seekers - and engineering category – preferences from engineering career seekers - reveals the current level of attractiveness that companies have as employers – and therefore their potential to lead the world of tomorrow.
In the business category, Google takes the first position, followed by L´Oréal and Ernst & Young. BMW wins the engineering category, followed by IBM and Siemens respectively. “BMW and L´Oréal attract the students with exciting products and market success. Beyond the power of the consumer brand, the students value the innovation and the international career possibilities” says Jörgen Gullbrandson, Universum´s Head of EMEA.
The index reveals new findings:
1. Professional Services are on top
2. Mixed feelings for the Software and Computer Services industry
3. Europeans seek professional training and development
4. Secure employment and an international dimension are important