"The twin challenges of growth and change are all here in the GTA," says Richard Yerema, managing editor of Canada's Top 100 Employers.
The conference is Canada's largest annual event for senior-level HR professionals.
Our 2018 winners were announced on December 8, 2017 in a special magazine in Our editorial team has evaluated the employers on eight criteria: (1) physical workplace; (2) work atmosphere and social; (3) health, financial and family benefits; (4) vacation and time-off; (5) employee communications; (6) performance management; (7) training and skills development; and (8) community involvement.
These criteria have remained the same since the competition's inception and are the same criteria used to judge our national winners.
That factor played directly into the recent announcement by Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, that after a global search, it had chosen Toronto to build a 12-acre, high-tech urban development on the eastern waterfront.
In conceiving a futuristic neighbourhood for employers and residents, replete with autonomous vehicles and the latest urban thinking, the project would be "tapping into Toronto's already-thriving tech sector," said the announcement.