If you are aiming to grow professionally and would like to have a competitive environment where learning does not stop, be a part of the Philippines ’ multinational companies. Aside from being great avenues for career opportunities, multinational companies provide benefits that help you grow as a professional and as an individual.

The 2015 online survey, made by JobStreet.com, revealed the top 10 multinational corporations in the Philippines that professionals would like to be employed and, as for a few investors, would like to invest with. Surprisingly, from their survey, they found out that it was not only about the salary that people would line up for a job opportunity, but also the benefits and incentives. These big companies offer good health insurance, bonuses, car and housing loan and even retirement pay. As for investors, the price per share in the stock market is affordable and there are reliable cash dividends for all investors annually.

Below are the top 10 companies that Jobstreet had found out to be the leading corporations that have been providing good job and investment opportunities for the Filipinos. Try to check the description for each and see if there’s a company you would like to work with or, invest with (if they are included in the PSEi).

1) San Miguel Corporation

This is one of the most diversified and largest conglomerates in the country today. As a matter of fact, it generates over 5% of the overall country’s GDP with its operations in fuel, beverages, food, packaging, oil, infrastructure and power. The company started and was established in 1890. It was the first brewery in Southeast Asia. It bottled and manufactured the best-selling beers in the region and has been among the top beer brands in the world. SMC is also one of the “blue chips” that stock investors really like. It is one of the leading companies in the stock market and continues to attract more.

2) Nestle Philippines Incorporated

Nestle is over a hundred years old even before it made its landing in the Philippines. Today, NPI is one of the largest and most stable organizations that continue to provide the best food and beverage for both children and the elderly. Nestle is also one of the leading companies that have high and positive feedback from their employees. They have successfully provided a good working environment to their employees that people are happy to work everyday.

3) Accenture

Talking about BPO Company that provides reliable services in consulting, operations, and digital technology, there is no other company with an unmatched reputation but Accenture. With expertise across over 40 industries and business functions, it continues to provide transformational outcomes for the demanding world heading towards an unstoppable digital era. Accenture is not only focused in providing great services to industries but, also providing investment opportunities to its regular employees. They offer shares to their employees so they also own a part of the company in a way.

4) Shell Philippines

Shell Philippines is a part of Shell’s global group of energy and petrochemical companies in over 70 countries. It currently holds one of the largest number of employees in the country and uses advanced technologies with an innovative approach to comply with the demanding requirement of sustainable energy in the country.

5) Procter & Gamble Philippines

One of the leading companies that offer branded consumer package in 5 segments: Health care, fabric and home care, baby, beauty, feminine and family care. The company has been in service to over 100 countries across the globe and products are distributed through grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores and mass merchandisers. Procter and Gamble continues to be the leading provider of health care products. In fact, it was one of the companies that assisted the country when the pandemic broke out.

6) SM Investments Corporation

Unlike other big companies in the country that started overseas, SM Investments Corporation is a Philippine company focused in business retail, banking and property. SM investments continue to grow as it knows how to capture the interest of the Filipino masses. It continues to thrive with its affordable products and services that accommodate types of Filipino income.

7) ABS-CBN Corporation

ABS-CBN stands for Alto Broadcasting System – Chronicle Broadcasting Network. It is the largest multimedia network in the country. Although it faced a scandal lately but, it still continues to thrive with its mobile streaming services and YouTube channels. It still remains as the top multimedia network given that it still holds the biggest stars in the entertainment arena.

8) BDO Unibank

BDO is one of the leading banks in the Philippines that provide full-service banking. It has been thriving with its various banking services such as:

  • Deposit-Taking
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Trust and Investments
  • Credit Cards
  • Brokering
  • Corporate Cash Management and Remittances
  • Lending for both corporate and consumer
  • Investment Banking
  • Private Banking
  • Rural Banking
  • Life Insurance
  • Leasing and Financing
  • Stock Brokerage Services

There may be a lot more but, those are the few of the most sought-out services that people take BDO for.

9) Coca-Cola FEMSA PH

This has been leading company in the beverage industry through Coca-Cola FEMSA. It has been the largest franchise bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world. It also occupies one of the largest parts in the beer industry with its equity stake in Heineken, leading brewers to over 70 countries in the world. This has been one of the best examples of a business that has been with us for a lifetime and most likely will still continue for the next generation.

10) Unilever Philippines

From home products and food items, Unilever Philippines is one of the top brands when it comes to personal care, hygiene items and cleaning detergents. The company values doing well for the planet with its eco-friendly products. They want to target environmental issues and enhance people’s lives. For over 100 years in the service, Unilever continues to serve the Filipinos by promoting health and wellness through their affordable products.

If you want to know more about these companies, you can try to visit their websites and check their services and what things they value the most. From there, you will understand why they have continually thrived amidst the challenges of the business arena.