Nov 07, 2017
EllisDon Celebrated as Top Employer for 8th Consecutive Year
Winners of 2018 Canada's Top 100 Employers Announced
Mississauga, ON, November 7, 2017— Today, EllisDon was named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the 8th consecutive year by Mediacorp Canada Inc. EllisDon is among the top organizations recognized for offering the most progressive human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace.
“An important part of the EllisDon culture is to create an employee experience that allows everyone to have meaningful careers. This award is evidence that we are consistently working towards achieving this goal,” said Paul Trudel, Vice-President People & Culture, EllisDon.
Now entering its 19th year Canada’s, Top 100 Employers competition saw a record number of employers take part in the selection process, with an increased number of applicants from all regions of the country. Mediacorp examined over 90,000 employers through job-search engine, Eluta.ca, and of that pool approximately 7,500 employers were invited to submit detailed applications.
Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers using eight criteria, which have remained consistent since the project’s inception: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.
“We are thrilled to be recognized alongside other amazing organizations who are finding innovative ways to offer employees the freedom to pursue their passion in a flexible and engaged work environment,” said Paul.
The 2018 winners were announced in a special magazine feature published in the Globe and Mail. The editors publish detailed reasons for selections and grades of these criteria, providing transparency in the selection of winners and a ‘catalogue of best-practices’ for employers and job seekers alike.