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A 2017 survey conducted by popular job-hunting website JobStreet.com asked 10, 241 Malaysians the companies they’d love to work for – and the 5 top reasons they think these companies are the best.

In this article, we’ve listed all 10 of these companies. But (most importantly), we’ve also linked you directly to their own job boards that list all of the available positions at these dream job destinations.

The rest is up to you, but we’re cheering you on!

What do these companies have in common?

VulcanPost has a wonderful article explaining why these 10 places were voted as the best companies to work at – and as they say, it’s not just about the $$$.

6 out of 10 of these companies are local, smashing the myth that international is always better.

And while salary is still important to Malaysians, factors like working environment and career development opportunities are something we look out for too!

5 Top Factors Employees Look For (as voted by Malaysians)

Top 5 Factors Malaysian Employees Look For In A Company (Source: Jobstreet)

According to the JobStreet survey, the top 5 factors Malaysian employees look for in a company are:

  1. Career Development Opportunities
  2. Benefits & Incentives
  3. Salary
  4. Working Environment
  5. Company Reputation

So, what were the top 10 companies chosen?

Continue reading this article to find short descriptions of each company in the Top 10 list, as well as direct links to find out the positions they’re hiring for right now!

We’ve gone in reverse order, counting down from 10th most popular company for Malaysians to work at, to Numero Uno. Take a look at this infographic produced by JobStreet.com to find out what the companies are:

Infographic: Top 10 Companies Employees Want To Work At (As Voted By Malaysians)

Top 10 Companies Malaysians Want To Work At (Source: Jobstreet)

 10. Eco World Malaysia

Ecoworld Logo

Name: Eco World Development Group Berhad

Official Company Profile

Eco World Development Group Berhad is a public listed Malaysian company involved mainly in property development.

The brand is spread across three key economic regions in Malaysia with 18 development projects in total that include new townships, integrated commercial developments, luxury high-rise apartments and green business parks. The Group presently has approximately 8,052.7 acres of landbank with a total gross development value (GDV) of RM87.5 billion.

Through Eco World International, the brand has also extended its reach to London, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia.

Locations include: Selangor (Setia Alam, Semenyih, Puncak Alam), Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Penang

Specialisations include: Administrative, Property, Real Estate, Civil Engineering, Accounting, Quantity Surveying

Browse through all the positions open at Eco World Development Group Berhad here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Eco World here.

9. Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)

Name: Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)

Official Company Profile

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is the largest electricity utility in Malaysia. With our core business of providing electricity to the country’s businesses, homes and industries, we are a key contributor to Nation building. Our activities represent the entire electricity production and supply value chain.

In recent years, we have also embarked on our sustainability agenda through efforts such as Renewable Energy and other environmental as well as social initiatives as we seek to add value to all our stakeholders. We believe these activities will not only take TNB into the future, but also continue to grow our business in the long-term.

With our 67 years of existence, we pride ourselves as Malaysia’s leading electricity utility with a presence throughout Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Labuan. We have also established a name for ourselves in the region, making TNB one of the largest electricity companies in Asia as we transform ourselves into a Domestic and Regional Champion.

Locations include: Not listed

Specialisations include: Electrical Engineering, Business & Management, Accounting

Browse through all the positions open at Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at TNB here.

8. Intel Malaysia

Name: Intel Corporation

Official Company Profile

You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.

Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers and society.

Locations include: Penang, Kulim

Specialisations include: Software Engineer, IT, Product Development, Human Resources

Browse through all the positions open at Intel Malaysia here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Intel Malaysia here.

7. Nestlé Malaysia

Nestle Logo Malaysia

Name: Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad

Official Company Profile

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage manufacturer. Headquartered in Switzerland, Nestlé is present in 191 countries around the world.

Since 1912, we have been nourishing Malaysians through our quality brands and products like MILO, MAGGI, NESCAFÉ and KITKAT, whilst maintaining our Halal excellence and integrity. This is in line with our promise of delivering GOOD FOOD, GOOD LIFE to all.

 Locations include: Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam, Chembong, Johor Bahru, Alor Setar

Specialisations include: Sales, Finance, Engineering, Nutrition, Supply Chain, Research, Health & Safety

Browse through all the positions open at Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad here.

 

6. Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank)

Maybank logo

Name: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank)

Official Company Profile

Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) operates in financial services with significant banking operations in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The bank also has large interests in Islamic banking through Maybank Islamic Berhad and insurance via its Etiqa subsidiary. Maybank was founded in 1960 and based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Maybank is listed on Bursa Malaysia under Main Market.

Locations include: Kedah, Penang, Perlis, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor

Specialisations include: Banking, Financial, Network Systems, Sales, Public Relations

Browse through all the positions open at Maybank here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Maybank here.

5. AirAsia

Name: AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

Official Company Profile

AirAsia has sparked a revolution in air travel with more and more people around the region choosing us as their preferred choice of air transport. As we continuously strive to promote air travel, we also seek to create excitement amongst our guests with our range of innovative and personalized services.

Our mission is to attain the lowest cost so that everyone can fly with AirAsia and maintain the highest quality product, embracing technology to reduce cost and enhance service levels.

Locations include: Selangor (KLIA2), Kedah (Langkawi International Airport)

Specialisations include: Aviation, Environmental Engineering, Logistics, Customer Service, Business Administration

Browse through all the positions open at AirAsia Malaysia here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at AirAsia Malaysia here.

4. Sime Darby

Name: Sime Darby Berhad

Official Company Profile

 

Sime Darby is a Malaysia-based diversified multinational with operations in 25 countries & 4 territories and a total workforce of more than 120,000 employees. The group is involved in 5 core sectors, namely Plantation, Industrial Equipment, Motors, Property and Logistics.

Locations include: Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Sarawak, Kelantan, Sabah, Perak, Singapore

Specialisations include: Software Engineer, IT, Product Development, Human Resources

Browse through all the positions open at Sime Darby here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Sime Darby here.

3. Shell Malaysia

Name: Shell Malaysia

Official Company Profile

Shell has been a partner in fuelling Malaysia’s progress for over 125 years. Our journey with the nation is intertwined – in as much as Shell has played a role in growing the country’s energy sector, Malaysia has also played a significant role in the company’s progress.

Our business has diversified from a modest kerosene venture to a group of companies engaged in every aspect of the modern oil and gas business.

Today, Shell maintains a strong multi-faceted presence in the country through our longer-term investments, innovation-sharing, and impact to local communities.

We helped pioneer Malaysia’s oil and gas industry and fuelled its growth. We discovered Malaysia’s first oil onshore, then took the industry offshore, and most recently into the technically-challenging depths of Deepwater.

Shell’s strong retail network fuels the journeys of millions of Malaysian motorists every day. In fact, Shell is even able to offer one of the most differentiated fuel and lubricant products, some of which were pioneered right here in the country.

Locations include: Not stated

Specialisations include: Commercial (Economics, Sales, International Business), Technical (Geology, Civil Engineering, Petroleum Geosciences)

Apply to the Shell Graduate Program here.

Browse through all the professional positions open at Shell Malaysia here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Shell Malaysia here.

2. PETRONAS

Name: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)

Official Company Profile

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) established in 1974, is Malaysia’s fully integrated oil and gas multinational ranked among the largest corporations on FORTUNE Global 500®. As the custodian for Malaysia’s national oil and gas resources, we explore, produce and deliver energy to meet society’s growing needs.

The growing demand for energy inspires and strengthens our purpose to steadily drive for new solutions and push boundaries towards a sustainable energy future.

We apply innovative approaches to technology which helps us unlock and maximise energy sources from even the most remote and difficult environments. Our fully integrated value chain spans from exploration to marketing, logistics to technological infrastructures, with operations in over 50 countries around the world.

Locations include: Not stated

Specialisations include: Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Management

Browse through all the positions open at PETRONAS here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at PETRONAS here.

10. Google Malaysia

Name: Google

Official Company Profile

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

(cmon, who doesn’t know Google?)

Locations include: Kuala Lumpur

Specialisations include: Video and Media Marketing, Industry Manager, Technology

Browse through all the positions open at Google Malaysia here.

Learn more about pursuing a career at Google Malaysia here.

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