More Big Business

About a year ago we posted an article listing the 10 largest employers in the US. Interesting information-sure, albeit not completely relevant to the job or recruiting search most of us go through. But I’ve always been fascinated by stuff like this so when I came across a 24/7 Wall Street article about the 15 largest employers in the world, well I couldn’t resist. They are listed below in summary, with more information on each available here in the original article.

15. Yue Yuen Industrial (Holdings) Limited

  • Total employees: 413,000
  • Revenue: $7.6 billion
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Industry: Footwear

14. Sodexo S.A.

  • Total employees: 427,981
  • Revenue: $24.3 billion
  • Country: France
  • Industry: Hospitality

13. OAO Gazprom

  • Total employees: 429,000
  • Revenue: $156.6 billion
  • Country: Russia
  • Industry: Oil & gas

12. IBM Corporation

  • Total employees: 431,212
  • Revenue: $99.7 billion
  • Country: United States
  • Industry: Technology & consulting

11. Deutsche Post AG

  • Total employees: 435,285
  • Revenue: $76.4 billion
  • Country: Germany
  • Industry: Logistics

10. McDonald’s Corp.

  • Total employees: 440,000
  • Revenue: $28.1 billion
  • Country: United States
  • Industry: Restaurants

9. Industrial & Commercial Bank of China

  • Total employees: 441,902
  • Revenue: $ 91.1 billion
  • Country: China
  • Industry: Banking

8. ISS A/S

  • Total employees: 464,184
  • Revenue: $14.5 billion
  • Country: Denmark
  • Industry: Diversified services

7. Agricultural Bank of China Limited

  • Total employees: 478,980
  • Revenue: $68.2 billion
  • Country: China
  • Industry: Banking

6. Compass Group plc

  • Total employees: 506,699
  • Revenue: $28.4 billion
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Industry: Diversified services

5. PetroChina Co. Ltd.

  • Total employees: 544,083
  • Revenue: $373.0 billion
  • Country: China
  • Industry: Oil & gas

4. Volkswagen AG

  • Total employees: 555,097
  • Revenue: $271.3 billion
  • Country: Germany
  • Industry: Car manufacturing

3. Randstad Holding NV

  • Total employees: 595,730
  • Revenue: $22.8 billion
  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Industry: Human resources

2. G4S plc

  • Total employees: 618,000
  • Revenue: $12.3 billion
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Industry: Security services

1. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

  • Total employees: 2,200,000
  • Revenue: $476.3 billion
  • Country: United States
  • Industry: Retail

One thought on “More Big Business

  1. john mccusker October 16, 2014 / 3:14 pm

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