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Samsung Electronics, SKT most favored workplaces

June 13, 2011 - 18:13 By Cho Ji-hyun
Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom were picked as the best companies for people to work in a survey released by an economic consulting firm on Monday.

The Korea Management Association Consultant said Samsung Electronics received the highest marks in manufacturing and SKT was rated No. 1 in service providers when selecting the top company to work for in Korea in a survey answered by 5,214 people.

Samsung was placed in the top position for three consecutive years and SKT topped the list for four consecutive years, it said.

In manufacturing, Samsung was followed by POSCO, Yuhan Kimberly, Yuhan Corp., Hyundai Motor Co., Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., SK Innovation, LG Electronics, LG Chem and Amore Pacific.

After SKT in the service field were NHN Corp., Korean Air, AhnLab Inc., Shinhan Bank, Shinsegae and E-Mart, Samsung Everland, Kookmin Bank, Hyundai Card and Capital and KT Corp.

Companies were evaluated on whether the firm had a clear vision and strategy, training and pay. They were also graded on their corporate culture with a focus on innovation, according to the survey.

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