WPP is on LinkedIn’s list of the best Australian companies to work for in 2022.
The ranking features 25 companies that invest in their talent and help people build careers that will set them up for long-term success.
the Top LinkedIn Companies 2022 list is the 6th annual ranking of the best places to work for a career, all based on unique LinkedIn data.
LinkedIn: “These are the companies that provide stability in our ever-changing world of work – the ones that not only attract employees, but retain them.
“To compile this year’s rankings, we looked at LinkedIn data across seven pillars, each revealing an important element of career progression: ability to progress, skill development, company stability, external opportunity, affinity with company, gender diversity and training diversity.”
WPP came in seventh. Here is what LinkedIn says:
WPP is the parent company of Ogilvy, Sharing of spirit, wave maker, GroupM and others.
Australia workforce: 3,607* | Global workforce: 109,000 | Main locations in Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane | Most Notable Skills: Media Planning, Media Buying, Buying programmatic media, Advertising | Most common job titles: Account Manager, Accounts Payable Officer, Strategic Partner | Most Important Positions: Business Development, Accounting, Information Technology | What you need to know: WPP, through its subsidiaries, strives to “improve advertising”, both to support customers and attract the best talent. GroupM chief executive Aimee Buchanan said, “At the end of the day, if we don’t make things better here for our people, I’m not doing my job and we won’t have the best talent.” For this initiative, workers are encouraged to define what their working day looks like, with flexibility around where they work, with time off taken into account for wellness programs or school pick-up, and expanded parental leave policies.
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