MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is honoured to be one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the seventh consecutive year. The national competition organized by Mediacorp Canada recognizes industry-leading employers that offer exceptional workplaces and forward-thinking employee programs.
"Ranking among Canada's Top 100 Employers award for seven years demonstrates our commitment to leading people practices," said Mary Karamanos, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources at BDC. "Our employees connect with BDC's mandate and its stimulating work environment, enabling us to provide unique solutions to our clients. This passion for making a real difference unites our employees in BDC business centres across the country."
Canada's Top 100 Employers are evaluated on a variety of criteria including physical workspace, work atmosphere and social opportunities, benefits, training and development, performance management and community involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and innovative programs.
Last year BDC ranked among Canada's best employers in four different categories: Diversity, New Canadians, Canadians Over 40 and Top Montreal Employers.
Canada's Top 100 Employers winners were announced this morning in a special editorial feature in The Globe and Mail and on Eluta.ca, the popular job search engine.
Canada's business development bank, BDC, puts entrepreneurs first. With almost 2,000 employees and more than 100 business centres across the country, BDC offers financing, subordinate financing, venture capital, securitization and consulting services to more than 28,000 small and medium-sized companies. Their success is vital to Canada's economic prosperity. www.bdc.ca
SOURCE: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA
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