25 most desirable places to work in australia
5 May 2017 – Australians’ ongoing love affair with travel has dominated this year’s Randstad Employer Brand Research, with Qantas being awarded Australia’s top employer in the Randstad Awards and aviation taking out the most attractive sector for the fourth year in a row.
Qantas beat the VIC Government and the ABC – Australian Broadcasting Corporation to second and third spots respectively, with aviation once again being named the top sector thanks to financial stability, reputation and travel opportunities.
Australians rewarded Qantas for innovation with technology, financial
The airline edged out last year’s winner and rival Virgin Australia, who came in fourth, for the top spot.
In the category of most attractive industry, aviation was followed by the technology sector, mining and natural resources, state and federal government, and media.
Randstad’s research findings also identified what job seekers and
The awards, which were presented last night in Sydney,
“We’re thrilled to announce Qantas as the Most Attractive Employer and aviation as the Most Attractive Sector,” said Frank Ribuot, CEO of Randstad Australia & New Zealand.
“It’s no surprise that the aviation industry continues to be named the most attractive sector year after year.
“In addition to joining iconic companies, Aussies love to travel and working for an airline offers not only the opportunity to travel the
“But it’s not just financial and career considerations that Australians are looking for. Work-life balance was identified as the most important expectation that Australians want. Unfortunately, employers always often talk a good game with regards to balance but do not always deliver. This creates a gap between what employees are seeking and what employers are actually offering and it is the companies that are able to
The VIC Government rocketed into the top 10 as the second most attractive employer, placing in the top 10 for the first time. It ranked well with people in the 25-44 and 18-24 age bracket, thanks to job security, financial
The ABC – Australian Broadcasting Corporation rounded out the top three, scoring well for reputation, offering a stimulating and challenging workplace and innovation with latest technologies. It also scored well for those in the 25-44 age bracket, and a split of 50.7% for men and 47.8% for women.
The Randstad Employer Brand Research reveal
2. VIC Government
3. ABC – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
4. Virgin Australia
7. National Disability Insurance Agency
8. Department of Immigration & Border Protection
9. Schneider Electric
10. QLD Government
12. Department of Health
14. Seven West Media
15. Holcim Australia
16. NSW Government
20. Super Retail Group
22. Campbell Arnotts
23. JBS Australia
24. WorleyParsons25. Nestle
australia’s top 10 most attractive industries awarded by randstad in 2017
3. Mining and Natural Resources
4. State and Federal Government
6. Early Learning
7. Design Engineering
8. Life Sciences
9. Engineering and Construction
What employees in Australia seek vs. what employers in Australia offer
1. Work-life balance
2. Job security
3. Pleasant work atmosphere
4. Career progression
5. Financially healthy
6. Stimulating work
7. Good reputation
9. Latest technologies
1. Financially healthy
2. Latest technologies
3. Job security
4. Good reputation
5. Career progression
6. Stimulating work
7. Pleasant work atmosphere
8. Work-life balance
About Randstad Employer Brand ResearchThe Randstad Employer Brand Research, which in 2017, reveals the most attractive commercial and government employers in Australia, was announced in Sydney on Thursday, 4 May. The Randstad Employer Brand Research is based on the public perception of 7,795 Australians of working age.
First launched in Belgium in 2000, the Randstad Employer Brand Research will be hosted this year in 26 countries around the world including New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, Spain, USA, UK and the Netherlands.
The research was conducted by independent research company, TNS.
For further details and a copy of the Australian Randstad Employer Brand Research report
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