Universum APAC’s TOP50 Most Attractive Employers 2014
Deloitte is ranked top professional services employer of choice
The firm takes second place in the Business ranking of the Universum APAC’s Most Attractive Employers 2014 survey.
Jakarta, 17 July 2014 — The Universum APAC’s Most Attractive Employers 2014 rankings survey report, out today, shows that Deloitte is ranked as the second most ideal employer among business students in the Asia Pacific region, just after Google. Deloitte gains three positions from the fifth position in 2013 and is still ahead of the other professional services firms in the rankings.
From October 2013 to May 2014, over 87,000 students took part in Universum’s Asia Pacific Student Survey from regions such as Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Universum’s survey explores career drivers, student goals, desirable employer attributes, and the most common communication channels used to find out about employers. The results are weighted by GDP.
“We are honored and delighted that Deloitte is ranked the second most ideal employer across Asia Pacific in the Universum ranking this year. This honor comes as a result of our commitment towards providing an environment for our employees to excel and achieve their full potential, and we do so by cultivating a high performance and innovative culture within the firm and delivering a distinctive experience for each employee. I would like to congratulate all of our people who have helped build our reputation and we will continue to work towards being the employer of choice for the most sought after talent,” says Mr Chaly Mah, CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific and Deloitte Southeast Asia.
Deloitte seeks to recruit, develop and retain world-class leaders and does so through the ‘What’s Your Deloitte’ initiative, which is the firm’s commitment to its people that they will be given the opportunities to define who they are and what they want their career to be at Deloitte. This includes opportunities to be involved in challenging work, given time to learn and develop their skills, participate in mobility assignments and join extra-curricular activities including sports and corporate social responsibility projects.
Ellisa Tanara, Practice Management and HR Leader of Deloitte Indonesia said “For the past years, we in Deloitte Southeast Asia including Indonesia have been implementing several talent initiatives under our “What is Your Deloitte” brand. I personally visited several universities and emphasized to leaders of the universities on the Deloitte’s promise to our new hires the moment they are in Deloitte. I was very much encouraged by the leaders of those universities to go ahead with our students’ initiative programs. The Deloitte’s 2014 Universum ranking proves that we are there fulfilling our promises and continuously implementing our initiatives.”