Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-03-29 13:10 Bengaluru: Ever wondered which is the best firm to work in Asia? No, its not Google. But DHL, a frieght company, has topped the survey – pushing Google and SAP behind – conducted by Great Place to Work. The survey was held in the MNC category. Great Place to Work is an organisation which conducts research on the characteristics of great workplaces. The other companies to top the list under categories large companies and small and medium enterprises are Australia-based tech company Atlassian and Singapore office of US-based Salesforce (Singapore branch) respectively. The survey defines a firm if it has more than 500 employees. Omnicom, Google, EMC and Marriott were among the top five in the multinational category, while Oz-based Mecca Brands, Indian IT company RMSI Private, the Korea Airports Corporation and another Australian retailer, kikki.K, found found their place among top five on the large workplaces list. “Employees at the best workplaces connect the treatment they experience with their plans to stay. For employees in Asia, factors like equal treatment regardless of job level, fair promotions, are closely associated with their willingness to give extra to get the job done,” says Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO, Great Place to Work Institute, India. At 33�Australian companies represent one-third of the list this year, with India close behind at 21�Singapore contributed 6�f the winning companies. As far as industry divide is concerned, technology companies were 22�f the best workplaces listed while financial services and insurance came close second at 18�Hospitality industry represented 5�f the list. The survey covered 1,064 companies that employ 1.8 million employees across nine countries. The results are based on a Trust Index survey completed by employees, as well as a "culture audit" that analyzed companies' human resource practices and policies. The countries who participated in the survey are Australia, China, India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates.