EllisDon Named Greater Toronto Area Top Employer
Mississauga, ON, December 8, 2017— Today, EllisDon was announced one of 2018 Greater Toronto's Top Employers by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers at Mediacorp Canada Inc."As a company that prides itself on having a unique culture based on providing exceptional career opportunities to our employees in an environment that promotes the entrepreneurial spirit, this recognition is very rewarding,” said Kieran Hawe, Executive Vice-President, Building’s Group. “EllisDon believes in attracting the best in the business to our company and then providing all the tools to ensure our employees have a very successful career with us."Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. This year the top organizations were recognized for offering workplaces that foster innovation and some of the best HR practices. EllisDon continues to be an employee-centred company, making skill development a priority for existing employees while investing in the next generation of talent.“Diversity and innovation have always gone hand in hand,” says Kristina Leung, Senior Editor at Mediacorp. “Diverse perspectives help organizations drive innovation, develop new products and overcome industry challenges by finding new and creative ways of doing things.”Now in its 12th year, the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers competition is an editorial project that recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. Winners are graded based on eight criteria, which have remained consistent since the project's inception: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time-Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.Founded in 1992, Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation's largest publisher of employment periodicals. Since 1999, the Toronto-based publisher has managed the Canada's Top 100 Employers project, which includes 18 regional and special-interest editorial competitions that reach over 13 million Canadians annually through a variety of magazine and newspaper partners. Mediacorp also operates Eluta.ca, the largest Canadian job search engine, which includes editorial reviews from the Canada's Top 100 Employers project. Together with Willis Towers Watson, Mediacorp also hosts Canada's largest conference for senior-level HR professionals, the Top Employer Summit. This year's conference takes place April 4-5, 2018 in Toronto.