Australia is one of the most preferred destinations for foreign workers to work in. As per LinkedIn’s latest ranking, banks and professional services firms dominate the list of best companies in Australia.
Here are the best companies to work for in Australia:
- PwC Australia
PwC Australia’s short and long-term international assignments are a major draw for many employees. The professional services firm supports flexible working. Also, there is no minimum employment duration to avail parental leave. Employees at PwC Australia are encouraged to take 18 weeks leave irrespective of the gender or duration spent at the firm.
- Commonwealth Bank
Commonwealth Bank is trying to support their staff by conducting money well-being classes. The goal is that the employees should be able to support their personal finances better. Also, in terms of gender equality, this is one of the most forward-thinking businesses in Australia. 58% of the staff is women. 44% of the women staff is at the manager level or above.
- Deloitte Australia
Deloitte Australia encourages and supports flexibility in their work environment. The company also provides parental leave for 18 weeks irrespective of the gender or duration spent with the company. It has also piloted a return-ship program of 20 weeks duration.
- KPMG Australia
KPMG Australia lays a lot of emphasis on the health and well-being of its staff. As such, it encourages its staff to talk openly about their health issues. Also, the company has been investing heavily in its business in Australia.
- Westpac Group
Westpac celebrated its 200th birthday last year. The Westpac Group is the oldest company in Australia and also the first bank. The company also heavily emphasizes gender equality in the workplace. It has mandated that there should be 50% women in the recruitment shortlist, as per CNBC News.
- CIMIC Group
The Engineering firm CIMIC Group offers its employees some very exciting projects overseas. The company also stresses gender parity. The company also has started an initiative that gives one-off payments to women staff that are paid less than men.
- Macquarie Group
Among the many perks that employees get at Macquarie Group, yoga classes, kids clubs, and healthy breakfast are noteworthy. The company also organizes a number of classes like photography and gardening for employees to indulge in their passion.
Lendlease is currently on a hiring spree because of a 50% rise in residential apartment projects. Employees here receive a “well-being leave” day to compensate for their busy work schedule.
- National Australia Bank
National Australia Bank gives access to financial well-being programs for its employees. It will also be hiring almost 2,000 new tech workers till 2020.
Flexible work environment and spa discounts are among the many perks that employees at EY receive. The company also provides its staff with a number of healthcare initiatives.
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