Business analytics firm continues to offer exceptional work/life balance
for its employees
TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - SAS Canada, the leader in business analytics software and services, is one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. Now entering its sixth year, The Greater Toronto's Top Employers list
aims to determine which employers lead their industries by offering
exceptional workplaces for their employees.
Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers
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. Employers are compared to other
organizations in their field to determine which offer the most
progressive and forward-thinking programs.
SAS Canada is one of the top companies on the list, because of its
commitment to environmental sustainability, wellness programs designed
to keep their employees healthy, above grade employee benefits and
community involvement. View SAS Canada's profile and list score here.
"Whether in Toronto or Tokyo, SAS is consistently committed to offering
employees the best workplace possible. It is simply the way we do
business," said Carl Farrell, President SAS Canada, EVP SAS Americas.
"From day one, an exceptional work environment has been the cornerstone
of SAS' philosophy and world-renowned culture."
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the
business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps
customers at more than 50,000 sites improve performance and deliver
value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving
customers around the world The Power to Know®
The Canadian subsidiary of SAS has been in operation for 26 years.
Headquartered in Toronto, SAS employs 263 people across the country at
its Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec
City and Montréal offices. www.sas.com/canada
Founded in 1992, Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation's largest publisher
of quality employment periodicals and guides. The Toronto-based
publisher manages the annual Canada's Top 100Employers project, which includes the national competition as well as 18 popular
regional and special-interest competitions. Mediacorp also operates the
popular job search engine, Eluta.ca, which lets job-seekers find new
job postings -- and verified information on perks and benefits
--directly from thousands of employers across Canada. Last year, more
than 5.3 million people used Eluta.ca, making it one of the nation's
most-visited career sites. Each year, Mediacorp organizes a
policy-oriented conference on the Canada's Top 100 Employers project called the "Top Employer Summit", which is Canada's largest
annual gathering of senior-level human resources professionals.
Mediacorp also organizes two other popular conferences each year,
focusing on diversity employment and green workplaces.
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