Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 14 / Trend /
Universum's first European talent attraction index names Ernst & Young as the third most attractive European employer after Google and L'Oreal, and the top professional services firm.
Based on the preferences of over 85,000 people seeking a business career, Europe's Most Attractive Employers 2012 also reveals professional services is regarded as the most attractive industry.
EMEIA People Leader Karen Hochrein says: "We're delighted to be ranked as the most attractive employer in the professional services industry across Europe. With our focus on building high-performing teams, this honor recognizes the exceptional training programs and exciting work opportunities we can offer our new recruits and those wishing to develop and grow within the organization. With this also comes the guarantee that those working for us can develop powerful relationships and strong networks that will last throughout their professional careers."
This success follows our recent fourth-place ranking as the preferred Big Four destination for students in the Trendence Graduate Barometer 2012 - an annual online survey which identifies the most attractive employers based on participants' ideal employers and career aspirations.
It's the biggest of its kind in Europe, with 340,000 university business students from 950 universities taking part from across 24 countries.
Other leading companies featuring in the top ten include Google, Apple and Coca-Cola.
About Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.
Ernst & Young expands its services and resources in accordance with clients' needs throughout the CIS. 4,000 professionals work at 19 offices including Moscow, St.Petersburg, Baku, Almaty, Astana, Kiev, Tbilisi and other locations.
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Ernst & Young in Azerbaijan
Ernst & Young has made a major commitment to Azerbaijan and the region with the opening of our office in Baku 18 years ago and the growth of our local financial service industry group. Today, in addition to being a leading audit firm in Azerbaijan, we are the leading firm in the region. Because of our experience and depth of knowledge, we have been able to assist both domestic and international companies as well as state-owned entities in developing them to face the challenges of the international economy.
We currently have more than 140 staff in our Baku practice, which served our clients, including banks and other financial institutions, in Azerbaijan. The strength of Ernst & Young in the Caspian Region and the firm's commitment of resources are important to the entities operating in the region. It means that as we grow, Ernst & Young will continue to demonstrate a tradition of hiring and training local professionals to be leaders in our practice.
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