Goldman Sachs Among Universum’s 'Most Attractive Employers'

29 JUN 2016

Undergraduate business students ranked Goldman Sachs No. 4 for the second consecutive year on Universum’s 2016 'World’s Most Attractive Employers' list. Representing 12 countries, more than 270,000 students evaluated employers based on 40 characteristics revealing what they consider most important in their employment decisions.

“We continue to see students being attracted by organizations delivering an inspiring purpose, innovation, offering extensive training and development and empowering their employees to have an impact on both work and society,” said Petter Nylander Global CEO Universum Group.

Universum recently also reported that Goldman Sachs received top honors in regional rankings, scoring highly in the US, the UK, India, France and China. In addition to ranking highly among business students, the firm trended upwards among IT and Engineering students.

“These recognitions demonstrate that talented students from not only business backgrounds, but increasingly engineering and computer science, view Goldman Sachs as a firm where they can build fulfilling careers,” said Edith Cooper, global head of Human Capital Management.  

A global research and advisory firm, Universum specializes in employer branding and conducts research by surveying students and professionals around the world about career goals, desired employment attributes and ideal employers.

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