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Tech firms lead LinkedIn’s list of top companies in PH

Accenture topped the list of LinkedIn’s top companies in the Philippines in 2023, followed by fintech firms Mynt (which operates e-wallet app GCash), and Maya, which landed the third spot.

LinkedIn’s 2023 Top Companies List in the Philippines’ third annual edition offers valuable insights into the in-demand skills and the most significant job functions in these companies that professionals can utilize to help them land job opportunities.

The list also validates that the amid the layoffs in the tech industry, software development life cycle (SDLC) and computer security remain the most in-demand skills.

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LinkedIn leveraged its platform data to rank companies based on eight pillars that have been shown to lead to career progression, namely:

1. the ability to advance
2. skills growth
3. company stability
4. external opportunity
5. company affinity
6. gender diversity
7. educational background
8. employee presence in the country.

“In this fast-evolving business environment, professionals seek guidance on the companies to work for that offer career growth and long-term success,” Atul Harkisanka, head of Emerging Markets and country lead for the Philippines at LinkedIn, said in a statement.

The complete list of LinkedIn’s 2023 Top Companies List in the Philippines:

  1. Accenture
  2. Mynt (GCash)
  3. Maya
  4. Philip Morris International
  5. Unilever
  6. Globe Group
  7. Aboitiz Power
  8. Kyndryl
  9. SAP
  10. Procter & Gamble
  11. Sagility
  12. Citi
  13. Boehringer Ingelheim
  14. Prudential
  15. Nestle

Three large global manufacturers were featured on this year’s list including Philip Morris International, Unilever, and Procter & Gamble. Food and beverage company Nestle made its third appearance on LinkedIn’s Top Companies list in the Philippines.

According to LinkedIn, companies in the financial services sector are looking for skills in the fields of fintech, artificial intelligence, and economics. Some of the largest job functions that these top Companies are investing in include engineering, information technology, as well as customer Success, and support. 

The companies in the list said they place a high value on candidates with soft skills such as problem-solving and being creative and innovative. Based on a separate LinkedIn research, the most in-demand skills by Philippine employers include soft skills, such as customer service, management, and communications.