L'Oréal among world’s most attractive employers, research finds

The L'Oréal Group ranks as one of the world’s most attractive potential employers, according to a new survey.

The L'Oréal Group, which includes professional beauty brands SkinCeuticals, Decléor, Carita and Essie, was deemed one of the companies held in highest regard by future career seekers in the research. 

The World’s Most Attractive Employers 2016 report surveyed attitudes among business and engineering/IT students around the world, with more than 267,000 students participating.

L'Oréal ranked as the ninth most attractive employer among business students and the 16th most attractive among engineering/IT students.

Factors taken into account to arrive at the ranking included the extent to which companies offer a creative and dynamic working environment, high future earning, professional training and development, attractive/exciting products and services and a clear path for advancement.

Participating students came form the world’s 12 largest economies: The US, China, the UK, Canada, India, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Russia.

The top five companies among business students were Google, Apple, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs and PricewaterhouseCoopers. For engineering/IT students, the top five companies were Google, Microsoft, Apple, the BMW Group and IBM.

The World’s Most Attractive Employers is an annual survey, carried out by Swedish research firm Universum.