Metrolinx earns Top Employer for Young People Award for the second
TORONTO, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Metrolinx has been recognized as one of
Canada's Top Employers for Young People of 2014 for the second
This award recognizes Metrolinx as among the top employers from across
Canada that offer the best benefits for younger workers and help recent
graduates build long-term careers.
Employers were evaluated based on criteria such as work atmosphere and
physical workplace, the availability of co-op or work-study programs,
as well as mentorship opportunities and training programs, tuition
assistance, to name a few. The average age of employees at each
employer was also a consideration.
"Metrolinx welcomes the fresh perspectives, creative ideas and passion
about transportation that our employees bring to the workplace," said
Bruce McCuaig, Metrolinx President & CEO. "I truly believe that our
ability to meet the transportation challenges of today and tomorrow
will be realized through the diverse expertise of our employees."
Metrolinx offers exciting opportunities for the younger workforce to
start a long-term career in a healthy workplace that promotes growth
and career advancement.
Metrolinx has developed strong professional and leadership development
programs to attract and develop the next generation of professionals
such as the Rob MacIsaac Fellowship Program, co-op terms, internships,
the Truck and Coach Technicians Apprenticeship program, the Georgetown
South Project Employment Initiative in partnership with the Hammer
Heads Apprenticeship program, and the summer student program.
Metrolinx will receive the award at a ceremony in Toronto in September.
To find more information about Metrolinx career opportunities, please
Metrolinx is working to provide residents and businesses in the Greater Toronto
and Hamilton Area with a transportation system that is modern,
efficient and integrated. Find out more about The Big Move, Metrolinx's Regional Transportation Plan for the GTHA. Find out more
about GO Transit, PRESTO, and Union Pearson Express, divisions of Metrolinx.
For further information:
Anne Marie Aikins - (416) 202-5796
Vanessa Thomas (416) 202-5974