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The 40 most attractive employers in the world, according to LinkedIn

Employees cheer before the launch of Apple Inc. iPhone SE and iPad Pro 9.7
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Step aside, Google. In the global battle for talent, Apple comes out on top.

In a new analysis by LinkedIn, the iPhone maker was found to be world's most desirable place to work.

LinkedIn on Monday released its first-ever Top Attractors list, which includes a ranking of the 40 most sought-after companies around the world. The networking site used its extensive data from more than 433 million members to craft the list, which was created using data on job applications, views on companies' career pages, member engagement and retention of new hires.

LinkedIn found some common threads among the world's most attractive employers: Many are trying to cut bureaucracy, increase flexibility and offer unique perks.

So which companies made LinkedIn's global top 40? Read below for the full rankings:

1. Apple
2. Salesforce.com
3. Facebook
4. Google
5. Amazon.com
6. Microsoft
7. Uber
8. Unilever
9. Coca-Cola
10. Johnson & Johnson
11. Oracle
12. Nestle
13. Deloitte
14. PepsiCo
15. Adobe
16. Shell
17. L'Oreal
18. Diageo
19. McKinsey
20. IBM
21. Visa
22. Cisco
23. Procter & Gamble
24. Disney
25. Ernst & Young
26. Dell
27. Siemens
28. Huawei
29. JLL
30. Schneider Electric
31. Tesla
32. Twitter
33. Expedia
34. Accenture
35. Nike
36. Mondelez
37. Philips
38. Adidas
39. Honeywell
40. Danone
Employees cheer before the launch of Apple Inc. iPhone SE and iPad Pro 9.7
Tomohiro Ohsumi | Getty Images
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