Dec 12, 2016
EllisDon Named 2017 Greater Toronto Area’s Top Employer
Mississauga, ON, December 12, 2016 – Today, EllisDon was one of the winners named on Mediacorp’s 11th annual list of 2017 Greater Toronto’s Top Employers. Employers throughout the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) were evaluated by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers to determine which of them within this region are leading their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.
“This recognition is a true testament to how we value our employees here at EllisDon,” said Kieran Hawe, SVP, Toronto Area Manager. “We are of firm belief that everything starts at the core; if we want to make our clients happy, our employees need to be happy first. We constantly strive to provide our employees with the best environment to let their ideas and careers flourish.”
This year, Mediacorp editors reviewed a record number of recruitment histories for over 90,000 employers. Of those submitted, 7,500 were invited to provide them with more detailed applications and reviews of their operations and HR practices that are comparable to other organizations within their industry and region.
Winners were selected using the same criteria as the national competition: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.
Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation’s largest publisher of employment periodicals and has managed the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project since 1999. It includes 19 regional and special-interest editorial competitions that reach over 13 million Canadians annually through various newspaper partners, including The Globe and Mail; and operates Eluta.ca, the largest Canadian job search engine.