The Coca-Cola Company

Coca-Cola is the world’s largest beverage company –and the website doesn’t shy away from telling us that. It is recognized as one of the first companies to extend its brand globally.

Sources: The official Coca-Cola Company website (
1. Is the company global – Yes. (2 points)
2. Talent sectors- A powerful diversification of talent exists in this global setup. From engineers, logistics specialists, marketers etc. (3 points)
3. Internships and/or Graduate Programs: Yes (2 points)
4. Experienced and fresh talent: They employ both. (2 points)
5. Does the company have a social responsibility programs? Yes. (2 points)
6. Does the company have a student financial aid program? Yes - ( (2 points)
The Coca-Cola Company
Side note: “Globally, the company is the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy its beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. Together with its bottling partners, Coca-Cola ranks among the world's top private employers with more than 700,000 system associates.” - The Coca-Cola Company
Ranking 13 out of 13 = 10 out of ten!
*Image credit: The Coca-Cola Company

Top Companies Ranking Criteria
Max points 13
Yes - 2 Points
No - 0 Points
N/A - Not Applicable
1. Is the company global – does an employee have the capacity to gain global experience - Yes or No
2. Employment - Yes or No for one of the three below
2.1 Does the company hire streamlined specialized individuals only (i.e. only Accountants, Engineers, Lawyers etc). 1 point
2.2 Does the company do both - i.e. specialised with support and additional staff. 2 points
2.3 Does the company hire a broad spectrum of talent. 3 points
3. Does the company have an internship and/or a graduate program? Yes or No
4. Is there a mix of hiring fresh graduate talent and experienced talent? Yes or No
5. Does the company have a social awareness program targeting sectors in environmental, social community welfare, cultural awareness, education, sport or business development? Yes or No
6. Does the company have a student financial aid program? Yes or No