LinkedIn 2023 Rating: Interswitch, Ernest & Young, MTN Ranked Among Best 25 Companies To Work In Nigeria


Professional networking platform, LinkedIn, has listed Ernest & Young, MTN, Interswitch, and First Bank among the 25 companies rated as the best place to work in Nigeria for 2023.

According to LinkedIn, these companies offer their employees the right environment to grow their careers.

LinkedIn said the methodology looks at components like how employees are advancing both within a company and when they leave, how they’re upskilling while employed there, and more, which reveal companies that help set people up to get ahead in their careers. Factors like attrition and layoffs are also considered by LinkedIn to get the list.

However, “Companies that have laid off 10% or more of their workforce between Jan.1, 2022, and that have attrition greater than 10%, based on LinkedIn data — are ineligible to rank,” it said.

EY (Ernst & Young), an international professional services organization that provides audit, tax, advising, and transaction service to clients in more than 150 countries were rated as one of the best companies to work in.

MTN, a telecommunications company that provides mobile and fixed-line phone services, as well as internet and digital services to customers also emerged as one of the best companies to work with in 2023.

Sterling Bank is a financial institution that offers a wide range of banking services; including consumer and investment banking, trade finance, and capital market activities.

Interswitch Group is an integrated payment and digital commerce platform operating across 23 countries in Africa. The company offers a range of products and services, including payment processing, card services, and digital commerce solutions.

Other listed companies are First Bank of Nigeria, Standard Chartered Bank, The Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), Eko Electricity Distribution, Ikeja Electric, Nestlé, ExxonMobil, Anheuser-Busch InBev, or AB InBev, United Bank for Africa (UBA).

Among others are IHS Towers, SLB, formerly known as Schlumberger, Halliburton, Shell, TotalEnergies, Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group, Konga, Huawei, Wema Bank, Deutsche Post DHL Group – known as DHL, and 9mobile.

LinkedIn said it used data on the platform to rank the companies based on eight pillars that have been shown to lead to career progression, which: Ability to advance; skills growth; company stability; external opportunity; company affinity; gender diversity; educational background, and employee presence in the country.

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