SAS Canada once again named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2014

For Eight Consecutive Years Business analytics firm strives to offer exceptional work/life balance for its employees

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - SAS Canada, the leader in business analytics software and services, has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. Now entering its eighth 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: (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. These criteria have remained consistent since the inception of the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

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.

"All over the world, SAS is celebrated for its exceptional culture and workplace environment and SAS Canada is no exception," said Carl Farrell President SAS Canada EVP SAS America's. "Continually striving to offer our employees an inspiring place to work is core to SAS' beliefs, and we remain committed to this goal."

View SAS Canada's profile and list score here.

About Mediacorp

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 100 Employers project, which includes 18 widely followed regional and special interest competitions. The company also manages the popular job search engine, Eluta.ca, which lets job-seekers find new job postings directly from employer websites, as well as editorial information on what it's like to work at each employer. Last year, more than 5.3 million Canadians used Eluta.ca, making it one of the nation's most-visited career sites. Mediacorp also organizes several large annual events, including the Top Employer Summit, which is Canada's largest senior-level HR conference, the New Grad Career Expo and the popular Diversity Canada conference.

About SAS

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 65,000 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 since 1988. Headquartered in Toronto, SAS employs more than 300 people across the country at its Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City and Montréal offices. For more information, please visit www.sas.com/canada

SAS and all other SAS Institute Inc. product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of SAS Institute Inc. in the USA and other countries. ® indicates USA registration. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies.  Copyright © 2013 SAS Institute Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE: SAS Canada

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