Firm named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers
TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Creating flexible, progressive and
forward-thinking programs helps attract the best people and foster a
positive, productive workplace, says Ernst & Young. Today, the firm's
leading people culture was recognized as it was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2013.
"We are humbled to receive this award again this year," says Stephen
Shea, Ernst & Young's People Leader in Canada. "We work hard to help
our people reach their professional and personal goals — they really are our greatest asset — and we're grateful
to be recognized for that commitment."
Just last week, Ernst & Young was named one of the 25 World's Best
Multinational Workplaces in 2012 by Great Place to Work®. Around the globe, the firm is known for its diverse workforce and
flexible work environment.
"The GTA in particular is such a vibrant and diverse community,"
explains Eric Rawlinson, Ernst & Young's Managing Partner in the
Greater Toronto Area. "At Ernst & Young, we believe that avoiding the
one-size-fits-all approach is critical. With that philosophy, we
attract and retain the very best people and deliver exceptional results
for our clients."
Shea and Rawlinson agree honours like this tell them they're on the
right path, but they're not planning on stopping anytime soon.
"Our people's knowledge and passion is truly what makes Ernst & Young a
great place to work," says Shea. "We're constantly transforming our
programs to ensure they're aligned with the evolving needs and goals of
About Greater Toronto's Top Employers
Greater Toronto's Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes the Greater Toronto Area
employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to
work. Employers are evaluated based on physical workplace; work and
social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and
time off; employee communications; performance management; training and
skills development; and community involvement. Employers are compared
to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the
most progressive and forward-thinking programs.
About Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and
advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our
shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a
difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities
achieve their potential.
SOURCE: Ernst & Young
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