Best Companies to Work For in Singapore 2018 (Tips on How to identify a Good Workplace)


Best Companies to Work For In Singapore 2018

Just as the saying goes’ a happy employee is a productive employee,’ the best companies to work for in Singapore come with some of the best perks and traits geared towards fostering creativity and productivity.

It is common knowledge that companies with excellent work culture outperform their rivals in almost all aspects.

Below are some of the best companies to work for in Singapore divided into broad categories. The ratings are based on employee’s reviews.

Singapore’s Most Sought After Banking, Finance and Accounting Employers

Singapore financial sector is filled with both local and international companies, all offering different types of jobs right from banking, finance, and accounting.

OCBC has emerged as one of the most sought-after employer, not only in Singapore but across the region. DBS bank is also on top of finance professionals wish list given the terms of employment it offers as well as it pay perks and bonuses.

These two banks are preferred employment destination for most people partly because they are known to be profitable and are financially stable. Price Water House Coopers, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank, NTUC Income, Monetary Authority of Singapore BNP Paribas are also exciting employment destination in the broader finance industry.


The fact that these banks, insurance companies and organizations rarely make large-scale redundancies also make them desirable for people looking for long-term employment opportunities

The likes of JPMorgan, HSBC, and Morgan Stanley and Standard Chartered companies are seen as preferred employment destination because of their competitive salaries and bonuses. Being employed by a U.S Bank or international company also comes with a lot of prestige both in the family and business circle.

“Branding is important to Asian job seekers and the world’s largest companies today are even more dominated by U.S. brands than they were five years ago,” says Eric Sim, a former UBS MD, now an adjunct associate professor of finance at HKUST. “US banks are also less affected by economic and political problems in European countries.”

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