When you’re taking your first steps into the working world, not all companies are created equal. By the time graduation — or even your first internship — comes along, you’ll have had plenty of time to form opinions about the companies that dominate the hiring space, and it’s no surprise that your favorites are likely to become your first choices when seeking employment. Fortune magazine’s annual report on the World’s Most Admired Companies is a veritable Who’s Who of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands. It’s also a great list of companies to target when embarking on your job search.
This one’s a no-brainer. The iPhone and iPad manufacturer tops the list for the sixth year running. In addition to consistently placing among the world’s most profitable companies, Apple’s customer base is fanatically loyal and growing quickly.
Apple loves to hire the best and the brightest, especially from within the Tech sector. A healthy salary, fun work environment, and access to the latest gadgets are among the perks Apple employees enjoy.
How has Apple made it to the top of the list year after year? Just like the millennial workforce, Apple has based its successes on three major factors: innovation, execution and opportunity.