These are the 25 best companies to work for in Mexico, according to LinkedIn


The ‘Best Companies 2022’ list is an annual ranking of the 25 most attractive companies to work for in Mexico and is compiled from data extracted exclusively from LinkedIn.

LinkedIn this week released its annual Best Companies to Work For in Mexico list, which lists companies that drive long-term professional success for their employees.

According to the social network, to prepare this year’s list, the data of seven pillars that favor professional evolution were analyzed: the capacity for growth, the development of skills, the stability of the company, external opportunities, affinity with the company, gender diversity and the level of academic training.

These are the 25 #LinkedIn Best Companies this year in Mexico:

1. IBM

IBM is the parent company of Aspera and IBM Consulting, among others.

Employees in Mexico: 8 thousand 910.

Most valued skills: Docker, Node.js, Java.

IBM launched a global plan to provide technology education to more than 30 million people in the face of the new demands of the world of work.

2. Femsa

FEMSA is the parent company of Coca-Cola FEMSA and OXXO, among others.

Employees in Mexico: 241 thousand 835.

Most valued skills: Digital Marketing, Internet of Things, Computer Animation.

In 2021, FEMSA continued with the refugee hiring scheme in its Oxxo store chain, with a view to replicating it in other of its businessesAs part of the Tent Partnership for Refugees, the company seeks to promote the economic integration of refugees in workplaces.

3. Ford

Employees in Mexico: 11 thousand 775.

Most valued skills: Teamcenter, CATIA, Manufacturing.

The company offers various paternity leave options and has the “Re-Entry” programs, which recruit women who have left the workforce, and “Ford Women”, which seeks to increase the proportional percentage of women within the company.

4. Honeywell

Employees in Mexico: 5 thousand 805.

Most valued skills: Lean manufacturing, Kaizen, SAP ERP.

The company added 200 new engineers to its Mexico City engineering center last year. There, more than 50% of these professionals focus their efforts on the software area.

5. Salinas Group

Grupo Salinas is the parent company of Banco Azteca and Elektra , among others.

Employees in Mexico: 30 thousand 920.

Most valued skills: Incident resolution, Analytical skills, Pressure management.

The group adhered to the “Principles for the Empowerment of Women” initiative, in support of promoting equality between men and women in the workplace.

6. Santander

Banco Santander is the parent company of Openbank, among others.

Employees in Mexico: 25 thousand 275.

Most Valued Skills: Business Ethics, Personal Development, ITIL.

Santander Mexico has made an effort to build an inclusive culture, which is why it has a Diversity and Inclusion Council and an anonymous complaint line to eradicate discrimination. In addition, it has promised to eliminate any salary gap before 2025 and increase the presence of women in management positions by 30%.

7. General Electric

GE is the parent company of GE Capital and GE Healthcare, among others.

Employees in Mexico: 2 thousand 240.

Most Valued Skills: NX Unigraphics, Lean Six Sigma, Geometric Dimensioning.

The company was recognized in 2021 by the international organization HRC as one of the places with the best LGBT+ inclusion practices.

8. Nestle

Nestlé is the parent company of Nespresso and Nestlé Purina PetCare, among others.

Employees in Mexico: 8 thousand 710.

Most valued skills: Incident resolution, Growth hacking, Total productive maintenance.

Through its “Initiative for Young People” program, the company guides, trains and offers job opportunities to new talents. Currently, the company has more than 5 thousand young people hired.

9. Bosch

Employees in Mexico: 4 thousand 680.

Most valued skills: 5S, SolidWorks, Lean manufacturing.

Bosch announced this year an investment of 5.2 billion pesos to open a new appliance plant in Monterrey, where 1,500 direct jobs will be created. In 2021, the company increased its operations in Guadalajara and Aguascalientes, where it will invest in training new skills for its employees.

10. BBVA

BBVA is the parent company of BBVA Allianz Seguros , among others.

Employees in Mexico: 43 thousand 560.

Most valued skills: Management by objectives, Positive attitude, Incident resolution.

In 2021, BBVA Mexico extended maternity and paternity leave for four more weeks than what is established by law. Moms now have 16 weeks and dads five.

The companies that make up the rest of the list of the 25 best companies to work and make a career in Mexico are:

  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Johnson Controls
  • Stallantis
  • Scotiabank
  • PespiCo
  • Walmart
  • Schneider Electric
  • Heineken
  • Samsung
  • Intel
  • Siemens
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Basf
  • Cemex
  • Coppel


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