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Google Inc (GOOGL) And Walt Disney Co (DIS) Are The Preferred Choice Of Work For Millennials


Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) are the favorite employers among millennials. According to the survey, millennials also consider healthcare as their favorite sector to work in. The survey, by the National Society of High School Scholars,  ranked 200 companies.

Google tops the list

When the choice comes down to companies, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) ranks highest in the list of employers preferred by millennials. Perhaps one of the reasons Google is a favorite of millennials is its reputation for hefty employee perks.

Behind Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is Walt Disney as the second most preferred place to work among millennials. It doesn’t come as a surprise that Walt Disney is favored by millennials because the company has always been a preferred workplace among young workers.

In addition to Google, the other technology companies that fared well this year in the favorite employer ranking are Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) and Dell. These companies improved their positions from last year.

Best healthcare employers

In its latest survey, the NSHSS noted that healthcare companies claimed seven slots in the top-25 company ranking. The most preferred healthcare employers are St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Health Care Services Corp and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

NSHSS conducted its survey by sending out email questionnaires to members and asking them to select their favorite place to work in a list of 200 companies. The study was conducted between March 18 and April 3.

Top-5 best employers

The list of top-5 favorite employers among millennials included Google, Walt Disney, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and FBI.

The survey showed that 72% of the respondents chose their best company to work for based on their fair treatment of workers. Those that ranked their favorite employer on the basis of prestige were 32% of the respondents. On the issues of flexible working hours and salary, the results were 70% and 46%.

Females make up 65% of NSHSS membership and the group accounted for three quarters of the participants in the latest study.

Neha Gupta

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