Why these companies? It's not about the money
The survey found that company reputation superseded salary as the prime reason. Interestingly, this sentiment is unanimously echoed across all positions from fresh graduates to senior managers.
A Singapore Airlines (SIA) air stewardess that Jobstreet spoke to felt privileged to work for SIA. "I feel really proud to be contributing towards the worlds' best! Being a Singapore Girl is not just about being the face of a world leading airline but also the face of our nation's pride."
Benefits and incentives were the second criterion. Besides medical leave or high bonuses, having a work-life balance is a key factor in attracting candidates.