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September 20, 2011

World's Top 10 Biggest Employers

Creating jobs is a very important aspect of any economy. All countries are judged depending on the number of jobs that are created or what is the employment or unemployment rate. There are several sectors which helps government to create jobs. Big Companies or large organizations are boon to country's economy as the rate of employment increases and it increases the scope of productivity. Economists traced 10 largest employers in the world.

Here is the list if top 10 biggest employers in the world.

U.S. Defense Department
U.S. Defense Department has 3.2 million employees in the world. It is known as the largest employers in the world. Employers are working in the armed services, the National Guard, the reserves and civilian support. 

Leon Panetta is the head of the Department. Washington, D.C. is the Headquarters. 

Chinese Army Sign
The Chinese military is the unified military organization of the Republic of China. Chinese army is known as the People's Liberation Army. It is world's largest active standing army. Having 2.3 million employees, stands as the second largest employer in the world.

Hu Jintao heads this army and headquarters is at Beijing.

Walmart employed 2.1 million employees in the world. 'Walton's Five and Dime' family owned brand has grown into the largest private employer in the world. The company has 8,500 stores under 55 different banners in 15 different countries. 

The headquarters is at Bentonville, Arkansas and Mike Duke is the CEO of this empire.  

The world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants is also the world's fourth
largest employer. 1.7 million People are working in the Mc Donald's, includes people who work at separately owned franchises. It serves around 64 million people worldwide.

The headquarters is at Oak Brook, Illinois. James A. Skinne heads the company.

5.Chinese National Petroleum Corporation
The CNPC is the largest integrated oil and gas company in China. 1.7 million people are working for this company . It extended its project in countries such as Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Uzbekistan.

The headquarters is at Beijing and Jiang Jiemin heads the organization

6.State Grid Corporation of China
The State Grid Corp. is the largest electric power transmission and distribution company in the world. 1.6 million People are working for this company. It stands at the 8th rank in the largest overall Fortune Global 500 list.

The Headquarters is at Beijing and the CEO of the company is Liu Zhenya. 
National Health Service plays a pivotal role in England. One of every 23 workers in England is employed by the National Health Service. 1.4 million People are working under the same banner. 84 percent work in patient care, and just 3 percent of the workforce is managers. The publicly funded NHS is the oldest single-payer health system in the world .

The headquarters is at London and David Nicholson heads this company. 
India has the second largest railway network in the world, carrying over 30 million passengers a day. This system became unified in 1951, after combining 42 different Indian railroad companies. 1.4 million employees(approx) are working for Indian Railways.At present everything is run by one management. It operates out of the Indian government. Indian Railways oversees most of India's rail transportation.

The headquarters is at New Delhi and Dinesh Trivedi heads the department . 

9.China Post Group
China Post Group established in 2006, started with $10 billion in capital and owns the China Postal Air Freight Corporation and the China Postal Savings Bank.Around 900000 people are working for the company. 
The headquarters is at Beijing and Liu Andong is the head of this group.

10.Hon Hai Precision Industry 
The world's largest contract electronics maker is Hon Hai. The assemblers of Apple's iPhones and iPad's came under fire recently for heavy pollution in mainland China. Other clients for the manufacturing giant include Nokia and Sony.

The headquartes is at Taipei. Tai-Ming Gou is the CEO of the company.

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