Singapore is the place to be if you are planning on working abroad; it is as simple as that. The tiny Asian city-state is an economic powerhouse which attracts talented professionals from all across the world to work in its multinational corporations, as well as in the Singaporean companies, that are always in demand of skilled labour.
According to World Bank data from 2014, Singapore recorded an impressive $56,296 GDP per capita that makes it one of the richest countries in the world and to put it in perspective; the GDP per capita in the United States the same year was $54,629. So, the ‘economic powerhouse’ bit is indisputable and there are jobs for the right people, in fact there are plenty of them. Additionally, in a ‘country league table’ survey that was conducted by HSBC Expat in 2015 in order to ascertain the best places to work for as an expat, Singapore was ranked first among 39 countries. People are paid well and the standard of living is right up there with the very best cities in the world.
If you are wondering what the best companies to work for are in Singapore, look no further. We’ve compiled a list for you with the very top companies in Singapore, so take your pick and bon voyage.
5. ExxonMobil Singapore
Another global giant for you in the form of US based oil and natural gas company: ExxonMobil. It is located in the Harbourfront area in Singapore and has been one of the top employers in the city-state for a long time. ExxonMobil is not listed at number five because it’s not equal to the four listed above, this is a ranking of equals, so don’t hesitate to look for work at ExxonMobil. The benefits, salaries, employee welfare and development schemes at ExxonMobil are right up there with the other big players who are among the most attractive destinations for professionals of different ilk. ExxonMobil will provide with one of the best possible opportunities in Singapore not only for career development, but also in terms of job satisfaction and it is not a surprise that getting into the organisation is almost always a highly competitive endeavour.
These companies have consistently provided their employees with the opportunity to work at the very pinnacle of their respective industries, which in itself is a huge bonus, but at the same time they have made sure that their employees are equally well looked after. At the end of the day, happy and highly trained employees will continue to make these companies the leaders in their own industries. If you decide to work in Singapore then these five companies should be at the top of your list. You will hardly ever have a bad day at office; that’s for sure.