Using Canada's Top 100 Employers' Ranking Criteria in Your Next Job Search

Many Canadians are familiar with Canada's Top 100 Employers and their annual rankings of our nation's best places to work. But what guidelines do they use to evaluate these employers, and how can you use them to your advantage so that you can benefit from a great workplace too?

According to their website, Canada's Top 100 Employers uses the following criteria in the evaluation process:
  • Physical Workplace
  • Work Atmosphere & Social
  • Health, Financial & Family Benefits
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Employee Communications
  • Performance Management
  • Training & Skills Development
  • Community Involvement
These are great guidelines to have in mind when deciding where you'd like to start or continue your career, as they cover many aspects that affect an employee's overall well-being. How should you adapt them to use for yourself?
Take a look at the list above and consider which criteria are most important to you.Your priorities may differ depending on your career goals, whether you have a family, and the lifestyle you wish to enjoy outside of work. Focus on these criteria when conducting your job research.
All in all, look for an employer that is committed to it's employees, and, most importantly - is a good fit and aligns with your own values and priorities.

If you'd like to start your next great career but aren't sure where to begin, contact us and we will be happy to help. Who knows, you could be working for one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in no time!