The 2015 rankings of the Most Attractive Employers in APAC is based on a survey of over 165,000 students from the top universities across ten of Asia’s largest economies, and reveal which employers have the most effective employer brands. More than 1.3 million students were involved in this study worldwide in 2015.
‘We’re delighted to see that for the second year running Engineering and IT students have ranked Shell the most attractive energy industry employer in APAC,’ said Daniel Zhang, Shell Regional Recruitment Manager - Asia Pacific and Middle East, who started his career in Shell’s Graduate Programme. ‘Among the things we know they value is our emphasis on creating a great place to work, teamed with a graduate programme that develops leadership qualities, is at the forefront of innovation and challenges our graduates to make an impact from day one.’
What are students looking for in a future employer?
Universum’s research shows that APAC Millennials are seeking environments where they can feel happy, engaged and valued. They want to work in a place that’s creative, dynamic and, importantly, friendly.
With Shell’s dedication to meaningful innovation and emphasis on a creative, collaborative culture it’s clear why students have ranked Shell highly in this survey, said Daniel Zhang.
‘Shell’s workplace design links our remarkable people with an empowering environment and the best technology. Shell’s workplace culture supports flexibility by linking people, place and technology,’ explained Daniel.
Students are also attracted by Shell’s structured and challenging Graduate Programme and Advanced Technical Programme combined with leadership coaching and a supportive network, he added.
‘As a Shell graduate, you’re part of a global company with opportunities to build a long-term career as part of a world-class teams. You’ll be encouraged to work closely together to innovate solutions that have a real impact on the future of energy. You’ll benefit from continuous coaching from experience leaders, career guidance from senior mentors and buddies to help you get quickly familiar with our organisation.
‘We’re a global company, with many different points of view. That’s one of our biggest strengths, which is why collaboration and co-operation are so fundamental to how we do things. Our values of honesty, integrity and respect for people are part of everything we do in Shell, with the aim of making everyone feel involved, respected and connected.’
About Universum: Universum is the global leader in employer branding, providing end-to-end solutions that empower organizations to become better at attracting, recruiting and retaining top talent. Founded in 1988, Universum’s mission is to create the best match between employers and potential employees by providing knowledge, guidance and actionable insights.
The company gathers and analyzes insights about the career expectations of 1,300,000 students and young professionals annually in more than 30 countries, and serves as a trusted partner to 1,200 clients globally, including many Fortune 500 companies. With its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Universum is a privately held company with offices in 12 countries.