Dubai – MENA Herald: Business students from all over the world have ranked L’Oréal the 9th most attractive employer in Universum’s “Most Attractive Employers Ranking”, up from number 11 in 2015. For engineering students, L’Oréal is the 16th most attractive employer, up from number 17 in 2015. This year’s rankings clearly demonstrate L’Oreal’s increased attractiveness to students around the world.

More than 267,000 business and engineering students from the world’s 12 largest economies ranked the companies they find most desirable for employment. The data collected from September 2015 to April 2016 reveal what they are looking for the most in their future career paths and what they consider as the most important factors in their employment decision.

L’Oréal, who receives more than 1.3 million job applications each year, is recognized by candidates for assigning high responsibilities early-on and offering diversified career paths. L’Oreal’s commitment to innovation, ethics and responsibility are appealing elements underpinning its worldwide reputation. A reputation which has been further enhanced by its entities in the Middle East as well, including L’Oréal Middle East and L’Oreal KSA that have won the KSA & UAE most Attractive Employer Award in the Fast-moving Consumer Goods category for students.

“We are honored and grateful to the students who recognize us as one of the top 10 most attractive employers, offering limitless opportunities in all functions from business to engineering and science. We really want to act as an incubator for talents and future leaders, always providing innovative and personalized experiences to our employees”, said Jean-Claude Le Grand, Senior Vice President Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer of L’Oréal.

About Universum’s World’s Most Attractive Employers Ranking

The WMAE rankings are compiled from the Universum Talent Surveys, conducted in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK and US. These markets represent 70 percent of the world’s economy. The field period for the data collection was from September 2015 to April 2016.