Canada’s 2018 Top 100 Employers

Being an employer of choice is a corporate objective for companies of all sizes across Canada, and it is a goal that Salopek & Associates assists clients in achieving every day. Now entering its 19th year, Canada’s Top 100 Employers is an annual competition featured in The Globe & Mail that recognizes the nation’s best places to work, identifying companies that lead their industries in attracting and retaining employees.

Canada’s Top 100 Employers is a list that many companies aspires to make, and it is a great resource for organizations that either want to one day be featured, or are ready to start making changes today to become an employer of choice. Evaluation of employers is based on eight key criteria, which provide great insight into what matters most to employees today:

  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
  8. Community Involvement

Check out the 2018 Winners for Canada’s Top 100 Employers:

Reflecting on what your company offers employees in these eight areas is a great start to determining how you measure up as an employer of choice. However, here’s what Salopek thinks is the greatest part of this report – it provides excellent ideas on how your company can improve in all of these eight areas! Canada’s Top 100 Employers includes a detailed write-up on every company selected with reasons for why they were chosen, providing great suggestions and ideas for your company to consider incorporating into its corporate culture and human resource planning. Simply click on the company name in the winners list at the bottom of the Canada Top 100 Employers webpage to explore why each organization was selected and get some great ideas that you can consider implementing in 2018!

Salopek & Associates is available to assist you in developing a strategic plan to become an employer of choice. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about how we can assist you in developing a plan that addresses any or all of the eight elements that matter most to employees, and will contribute to establishing you as one of the top employers in your industry and maybe even Canada.

About Janet Salopek

Salopek and Associates President Janet Salopek is a first rate human resource executive. Janet is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources with 20 plus years of experience. She is a senior business leader with a strong background in strategic planning, human resources and board governance. Janet also brings to the client advanced certification in Board Governance with an Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D). In June of 2005 Janet left her position as VP of Human Resources for United Farmers of Alberta and in 2006 incorporated Salopek & Associates Ltd. Consulting assignments for Janet in the past 8 years have primarily involved workforce planning as well as attraction and retention strategies utilizing best and emerging human resource practices. Janet has managed all aspects of Human Resources for both small and large organizations. She is also an instructor at the University of Calgary.

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