Foreign-invested and joint stock companies dominated the list of 100 best workplaces in Vietnam in 2014 published on March 5.

Unilever, a British–Dutch multinational consumer goods company, topped the list.

Six other consumer goods companies - Vinamilk, Abbott, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Coca Cola, Pepsi – the two software companies Microsoft and IBM, and the HSBC bank filled out the top ten.

The list had 20 Vietnamese companies, six more than on the 2013 list.

FPT was the leader in the retail, wholesale and commercial sector while Vingroup led the property, architecture and design sector. Vietjet led the tourism, hotel and restaurant industry.

The electronics, technology and gadget sector was topped by Samsung and Nike was the leading company in clothing and footwear sector.

The organiser also announced the six best employers, including Vinamilk, Unilever and Microsoft.

The list is the result of a joint survey by, the leading “Share to Succeed" community for business leaders and experts in Vietnam, and Nielsen, an American global information and measurement company.

The survey was conducted from October, 2014 to January 2015 with the participation of over 15,000 respondents in 24 career fields across the nation.

The survey was based on 46 criteria in six main groups: salary, bonuses and beneficiaries; development opportunities; leadership; culture and values; job quality and life; and the company’s reputation.-VNA