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Which is the most desirable global city to work in? Here's what the world thinks

Boston Consulting Group on Monday released Decoding Global Talent 2018, a report on trends and work preferences—based on responses of 366,000 people in 197 countries. Here are the top 10 cities which workers find most attractive to work in:

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Tokyo | The Japanese capital is 10th on the list. With 8% of the respondents picking the city situated on Honshu Island, it is a new entrant in the top 10. (Tokyo Tower at night; Wikimedia Commons/Kakidai)
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Tokyo | The Japanese capital is 10th on the list. With 8% of the respondents picking the city situated on Honshu Island, it is a new entrant in the top 10. (Tokyo Tower at night; Wikimedia Commons/Kakidai)

Sydney | Located at the eastern coast of Australia, this is the ninth most favourite city of workers to work in. The city crowned as the most populated city in the continent has been picked by 9% of the respondent. It has slipped five positions in the list compared to the last report. (North Sydney skyline; Wikimedia Commons/Gord Webster)
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Sydney | Located at the eastern coast of Australia, this is the ninth most favourite city of workers to work in. The city crowned as the most populated city in the continent has been picked by 9% of the respondent. It has slipped five positions in the list compared to the last report. (North Sydney skyline; Wikimedia Commons/Gord Webster)

Paris | The French capital is eighth on the list. Located on the banks of river Seine, the world-renowned art and fashion centre has been chosen by 11% of the respondents. Paris also slipped five positions in the list in 2018. (The Jardin du Luxembourg, and the Panthéon in the background; Wikimedia Commons/ Paris-Sharing)
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Paris | The French capital is eighth on the list. Located on the banks of river Seine, the world-renowned art and fashion centre has been chosen by 11% of the respondents. Paris also slipped five positions in the list in 2018. (The Jardin du Luxembourg, and the Panthéon in the background; Wikimedia Commons/ Paris-Sharing)

Los Angeles | The city of Angels is also the choice of 11% of the respondents. The centre of television and film industry in the US gained five positions to be placed at seventh in the list. (Hollywood; Wikimedia Commons/Diliff)
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Los Angeles | The city of Angels is also the choice of 11% of the respondents. The centre of television and film industry in the US gained five positions to be placed at seventh in the list. (Hollywood; Wikimedia Commons/Diliff)

Dubai | The sprawling city in the United Arab Emirates is the sixth favourite among workers to work in. Dubai is the choice of 12% of the workers. It has also gained five positions compared to the last edition of the report. (View of Downtown Dubai from Burj Khalifa; Wikimedia Commons/Simon Bierwald)
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Dubai | The sprawling city in the United Arab Emirates is the sixth favourite among workers to work in. Dubai is the choice of 12% of the workers. It has also gained five positions compared to the last edition of the report. (View of Downtown Dubai from Burj Khalifa; Wikimedia Commons/Simon Bierwald)

Amsterdam | Making a giant leap of 11 positions, the capital of the Netherlands is also a new entrant in the top 10. Positioned at fifth place, Amsterdam is a pick of 14% of the respondents. (Rijksmuseum; Wikimedia Commons/Nikolai Karaneschev)
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Amsterdam | Making a giant leap of 11 positions, the capital of the Netherlands is also a new entrant in the top 10. Positioned at fifth place, Amsterdam is a pick of 14% of the respondents. (Rijksmuseum; Wikimedia Commons/Nikolai Karaneschev)

Barcelona | The city of artistic buildings and home of Lionel Messi’s football club is the fourth favourite city of workers to earn money. It is the choice of 15% workers and has jumped three places in the list. (The World Trade Center, Barcelona; Wikimedia Commons/Felix König)
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Barcelona | The city of artistic buildings and home of Lionel Messi’s football club is the fourth favourite city of workers to earn money. It is the choice of 15% workers and has jumped three places in the list. (The World Trade Center, Barcelona; Wikimedia Commons/Felix König)

Berlin | The German capital and an important centre during the Cold War, it is also choice of 15% of the workers. Berlin has also leapt three positions in the list in 2018. (Skyline including the TV Tower; Wikimedia Commons/H Helmlechner)
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Berlin | The German capital and an important centre during the Cold War, it is also choice of 15% of the workers. Berlin has also leapt three positions in the list in 2018. (Skyline including the TV Tower; Wikimedia Commons/H Helmlechner)

New York | The second American city in the top 10, an important centre of US financial market is the second most favourite city to work in according to the respondents. Pick of 16% workers, it has kept its position vis-à-vis last report. (View from Midtown Manhattan facing south toward Lower Manhattan; Wikimedia Commons/Anthony Quintano)
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New York | The second American city in the top 10, an important centre of US financial market is the second most favourite city to work in according to the respondents. Pick of 16% workers, it has kept its position vis-à-vis last report. (View from Midtown Manhattan facing south toward Lower Manhattan; Wikimedia Commons/Anthony Quintano)

London | Despite London is way past its colonial glory, it remains the top choice of the workers across the world. Picked by 22% of the respondents of the survey, it has also kept its place with a big margin of 6%. (Aerial view of the Tower of London; Wikimedia Commons/Rafa Esteve)
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London | Despite London is way past its colonial glory, it remains the top choice of the workers across the world. Picked by 22% of the respondents of the survey, it has also kept its place with a big margin of 6%. (Aerial view of the Tower of London; Wikimedia Commons/Rafa Esteve)

First Published on Jun 26, 2018 04:30 pm
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