Best companies to work for in Chile in 2022

At the end of May of this year, Chile had already recovered 92% of the jobs lost in the pandemic, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INE). Although the recovery has not been as fast as one would like, The employment outlook is positive and progress is expected.

So if you want to opt for a good professional opportunity in a company with roots in the Chilean market, now is the time to find out which are the best employers and why they are considered, precisely, the “best” places to work in Chile at this time. 2022.

Of course, it is important to make a note 👇:

The list that we will present to you below is not intended to exclude any company or organize them in order of relevance, nor are we the ones who say that they are the best in Chile. We based ourselves on studies from LinkedIn, Computrabajo and Merco Talento to carry out this article, so you will also find the official lists prepared by these consultants.

That said, let’s go with the ranking of the Best companies to work for in Chile in 2022.

1. Falabella

Sector: retail
CEO in Chile: Gaston Bottazzini
Number of employees: more than 100 thousand, distributed in several countries.

Recognized for being one of the largest department stores in South America, Falabella has been considered on several occasions, and by different pollsters, as one of the best companies to work for in Chile. This year was not the exeption.

It was founded in 1889, becoming the first large tailor shop in Chile and growing rapidly with the addition of new products until it became what it is today, a chain of retail stores with more than 60 warehouses in Chilean territory.

This year it has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Chile, both by LinkedIn, occupying first place in the ‘Top Companies’, and by Computrabajo and Merco in their respective annual rankings; however, he has not only received this recognition in labor matters, he has also obtained others, being the most prominent 👇:

In this year 2022 it has also been recognized by LinkedIn as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America. In 2021, it was once again awarded by Great Place To Work as one of the best places to work in Chile, obtaining second place, a position to which it has climbed over the years. In 2021 it was also recognized by Great Place To Work as one of the best places to work for women in Chile, obtaining second place. In 2019 it was also awarded by Great Place To Work as the best company to work for in Chile in the retail sector. In 2016 it was recognized by Fortune magazine and Great Place To Work as one of the best multinationals to work for in the world.

These awards are the result of the employment policies and benefits that Falabella grants to its workers, among which the following stand out 👇:

Possibility of working 100% from home or in hybrid mode. Program of studies and internships. Constant professional training. Diversity and inclusion policies. Health plans for the worker and his family. Discounts in stores. Competitive salaries. Opportunities for promotion of position.

Regarding salaries, although they tend to vary depending on the position and other factors, you can consult some salary references in employment exchanges, such as Computrabajo, where you can also read evaluations provided by workers and ex-employees.

2. Nestle

Sector: massive consume
CEO in Chile: Leo Leiman
Number of employees: more than 7,000 in Chile.

One of the best-known multinationals in the global food sector, Nestlé, is also part of this ranking of the best companies to work for in Chile in 2022, after being recognized by several pollsters and human resources consultants.

Nestlé was founded in 1866 in Switzerland, but it was not until 1934 that it arrived in Chile. Currently, it has 8 factories in Chilean territory.

Throughout his career he has received various awards They have listed it as one of the best places to work. Among the most recent are the following 👇:

In this year 2022, it has been recognized by Computrabajo and Merco as one of the best places to work in Chile, a recognition that has been repeated for consecutive years. In this year 2022 it has also been awarded by First Job as one of the companies preferred by young professionals to work in Chile. In 2021, it was recognized as one of the best companies for interns, according to the First Job list.

These awards are the result of the successful management of its human talent, which includes very attractive employment policies and benefitssuch as the following 👇:

Career opportunities for students and recent graduates. Diversity, inclusion and equality policies. Constant training plans. Competitive salaries. Performance, school and vacation bonuses. Volunteer programs. Flexible schedules. International mobility opportunities. Health and wellness plans. Discounts on Nestlé products.

As for salaries, although they may vary for each job position, you can review some salary references on job boards, such as Indeed and Talent, as well as evaluations provided by both Nestlé workers and ex-employees.

3. Scotiabank

Sector: bank
CEO in Chile: Diego Masola
Number of employees: more than 7,000 in Chile.

This Canadian bank, considered the most international in Canada because it is the one with the most branches outside the country, has also stood out on different occasions in the list of the best companies to work for in Chile, carried out by several pollsters.

Scotiabank was founded in 1832 in Canada, but arrived in Chile in 1990. Currently, it has 170 branches throughout the country, where it has gained a great market position, to the point of being certified as one of the best places to work in Chile, although it has also received labor recognition in other countries.

Between the main and most recent awards in labor matters that Scotiabank Chile has received, the following stand out 👇:

In this year 2022 it has been recognized by both LinkedIn and Merco as one of the best places to work in Chile, a recognition that it has already received. In 2021 it was certified by Great Place To Work as one of the best places to work in Chile. In 2020 it was recognized by Great Place To Work as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America.

*Learn about all the awards that Scotiabank has received in labor matters.

These recognitions are the result of the policies that he has implemented in the management of his human talent, since they have led him to retain his staff, especially for the benefits that he offers them, among which the following stand out 👇:

Health and wellness plans. Employment stability. Financial products with special conditions. Discounts and financial rewards. Exclusive raffles. Professional growth and development programs. educational scholarships. Performance bonuses (annual incentive for achieving goals).

With regard to salaries, as we have highlighted so far, these tend to vary due to many factors; however, on the web you can get salary referencesas well as evaluations of workers and ex-workers of this company.

It is worth mentioning that Scotiabank has stood out in the ranking of the 50 best companies to work for in Chile, prepared by GPTW, since 2013.

4. Bank of Chile

Sector: bank
CEO in Chile: Eduardo Ebensperger Orrego
Number of employees: more than 13,500 in Chile.

Banco de Chile has been recognized again in this year 2022 as the best bank to work in Chilean territory and as one of the best companies to attract and retain talent, according to Computrabajo and Merco, respectively.

This financial institution was founded at the end of 1893, after the merger of important banking entities in the country (Banco Nacional de Chile, Banco de Valparaíso and Banco Agrícola), although it began operations at the beginning of 1894. Currently, it has more than 350 branches distributed throughout the territory.

During its history, Banco de Chile has been recognized on several occasions as one of the best places to work in the country, mainly 👇:

In this year 2022, it has been recognized by Computrabajo as the best bank to work for in Chile, a recognition that it has maintained for nine consecutive years. In this year, 2022, it was also recognized by Merco as the best bank to work for in Chile and one of the best companies to attract and retain talent, a recognition that it has also received for several consecutive years.

And it is that Banco de Chile is a financial institution that is characterized by offering various employment benefits to its workers, among which the following stand out 👇:

Comprehensive health and wellness plans. Children’s school coverage. Christmas, vacation, marriage and performance bonuses. Competitive salaries. Free time permits. Continuous training courses. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships. Paid professional internship programs. Internal mobility. Sport activities. Points redemption program.

*Read more benefits of working at Banco de Chile.

Regarding their salaries, in job boards, such as Glassdoor, Indeed and Computrabajo, you can check some salary references; however, keep in mind that these can vary due to many factors. In addition to salaries, you can also read evaluations shared by workers and former employees of Banco de Chile.

5. Codelco

Sector: miner
CEO in Chile: Andre Sougarret
Number of employees: information not available

Known and recognized as the world’s leading copper mining companyCodelco has also been awarded as one of the best places to work in Chile in 2022.

This Chilean mining company, whose acronym means ‘National Copper Corporation of Chile’, was founded in 1955. Over the years it has grown to the point of being currently considered the company that contributes the most to the Chilean economy.

This year, as in previous years, it has been recognized by Merco Talento as one of the best places to work in Chile. Specifically, has achieved these awards 👇:

In this year 2022, it has been recognized as the most attractive company to work for in Chile, according to university students, by obtaining first place in the Merco Talent ranking. In this list it has appeared for more than seven consecutive years in the top positions. In this year 2022 it has also been awarded as the best company to attract and retain talent, according to Merco Talento, after analyzing surveys applied to its staff.

This is thanks to the labor policies and benefits that Codelco offers to its workers, which beyond a good financial remunerationalso stand out 👇: