Which are the best Australian companies to work for in 2019?


LinkedIn has recently released its list of the best Australian companies to work for in 2019. The list is based on the feedback of more than 10 million users of LinkedIn in Australia. Companies who had more than 500 employees and had a positive employee-growth in the last year were considered.

LinkedIn looked at the below parameters while ranking the employers:

  1. Employee Retention
  2. Job demand
  3. Interest in the company
  4. Employee engagement

Here are the best companies to work for in Australia in 2019:

  1. Westpac Group

Industry: Financial Services

Offices: Sydney

Westpac is the oldest company in Australia and has climbed up 4 places in 2019 to rank No. 1.

  1. National Australia Bank

Industry: Banking

Offices: Nationwide

NAB employs 30,000 people and offers financial well-being schemes to its employees.

  1. ANZ

Industry: Banking

Offices: Nationwide

ANZ is the third largest bank in Australia and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide.

  1. Commonwealth Bank

Industry: Financial Services

Offices: Nationwide

Commonwealth Bank has achieved special acclaim for achieving gender equality. 58% of the workforce comprises of women with more than 44% at manager level and above.

  1. Lendlease

Industry: Construction

Offices: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Canberra, Belmont & Adelaide

Lendlease supports global projects and is expected to involve in projects in Asia, Europe and America.

  1. PwC Australia

Industry: Management Consulting

Offices: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Newcastle

At the 6th position, PwC Australia is known for its generous parental leave and flexible working options.

  1. CIMIC

Industry: Civil Engineering

Offices: Sydney, Perth and Brisbane

Dating back more than 120 years, CIMIC is well known for giving its employees the opportunity to work on overseas projects.

  1. Deloitte Australia

Industry: Management Consulting

Offices: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Alice Springs, Adelaide, Canberra, Fullarton, Launceston, Hobart and Brisbane

With over 6,000 employees, Deloitte Australia is known for focusing on innovative HR programs, as per CNBC.

  1. Salesforce

Industry: Internet

Offices: Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra

Salesforce is a cloud-based company and employs staff across diverse business functions like HR,  Sales, Legal, Finance and Customer Service.

  1. Amazon

Industry: Internet

Offices: Sydney

Ranking 10th in Australia, Amazon lives by its 4 principles of customer-centricity, passion for invention, long-term thinking and operational excellence.


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