These are the top ten companies Thais want to work with, according to jobsDB

JobsDB, the largest recruitment network across Asia Pacific, revealed the list of ten companies Thais want to work with the most — and the results are what you might expect.

In the survey released yesterday, PTT Public Co. Ltd., the state-owned oil company, is pinned as the most-wanted company to work with for Thais. The second place goes to Siam Cement Group (SCG), the Thai-owned, largest cement company in Southeast Asia while Toyota Motor Thailand, which currently produces nearly 800,000 vehicles per year, was in third place.

The poll was conducted via interviews with 446 participants, mostly Thais who are in senior and management positions in their workforce.

The rest of the companies that made the list are well-known, large corporates including Google, Honda, AIS, Unilever, Chevron, Dtac, and Nestle, respectively.

READ: Survey says 41% of Thai office workers hate their jobs

When it comes to factors that makes these companies their dream workplaces, benefits such as bonuses and health insurance are what Thais care about the most (16 percent) followed by stability in their jobs (15.6 percent), reputation of the organization (13 percent), competitive salary (11 percent), the chance to train and develop themselves in their careers (10 percent), the value of the company (8 percent), work environment (7 percent), the chances of be promoted (6 percent), the chances to work with an inspiring management team (5 percent), and the opportunity to relocate or travel (4 percent).

The survey also reveals that most Thais base their judgment of a company on what they hear from via word of mouth, through the media and on social networks. They also learn about companies from their friends and family members who work there.


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