Methodology

The survey polled the opinion of over 26,000 people from different industries and professions in seven countries across Asia Pacific region, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Companies included in the survey were not predetermined and respondents were free to nominate their top three ideal employers. The Top Ten Companies were ranked based on a three-point weighted scale according to top of mind response. The respondents were also asked to identify the attributes for why they aspire to work for these companies.

2017 Hong Kong Top Companies Press Release

Top concerns differ from age to age

It is interesting that primary concerns of different age groups differ significantly:

“present opportunities to work with capable & supportive boss/immediate superior”
“work-life balance”
“provide job security”
“harmonious working relationship” & “a reputable institution”

Hong Kong respondents’ top 10 ideal employers

What people love…
First attribute
Global Company
Global Company
Second attribute
Work-life Balance
Work-life Balance
Third attribute
Work With Talent
Work With Talent
Top 2

MTR Corporation Limited

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What people love…
First attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Second attribute
Job Security
Job Security
Third attribute
Work-life Balance
Work-life Balance
Global Company
Global Company
MTR Corporation Limited

As a railway operator, we carry passengers with us. As an employer, we progress together with our staff.

What people love…
First attribute
Global Company
Global Company
Second attribute
Work-life Balance
Work-life Balance
Third attribute
Company Reputation
Company Reputation
What people love…
First attribute
Work-life Balance
Work-life Balance
Second attribute
Global Company
Global Company
Third attribute
Harmonious Working Relationships
Harmonious Working Relationships
Work With Talent
Work With Talent
Top 5

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

Vacancies on jobsDB
What people love…
First attribute
Global Company
Global Company
Second attribute
Training & Development Opportunities
Training & Development Opportunities
Third attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Company Reputation
Company Reputation
Work Location
Work Location
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

CX considers all the elements of the employee experience, just like caring our customers.

What people love…
First attribute
Global Company
Global Company
Second attribute
Company Reputation
Company Reputation
Third attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Top 7

Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd

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What people love…
First attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Competitive Basic Salary
Competitive Basic Salary
Local Company
Local Company
Second attribute
Company Reputation
Company Reputation
Training & Development Opportunities
Training & Development Opportunities
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd

We offer employees miscellaneous benefits and long-range training programmes, enabling them to develop their professional expertise thoroughly.

What people love…
First attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Global Company
Global Company
Second attribute
Work Location
Work Location
Work With Talent
Work With Talent
Efficient Work Systems
Efficient Work Systems
HSBC

We promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

What people love…
First attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Second attribute
Company Reputation
Company Reputation
Second attribute
Work-life Balance
Work-life Balance
Training & Development Opportunities
Training & Development Opportunities
Top 10

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Vacancies on jobsDB
What people love…
First attribute
Generous Company Benefits
Generous Company Benefits
Second attribute
Competitive Basic Salary
Competitive Basic Salary
Job Security
Job Security
Company Reputation
Company Reputation