SAS Canada No. 12 on ‘Best Workplaces in Canada’ List
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SAS Canada, the leader in analytics is No. 12 on the 2016 Best Workplaces in Canada 50 Best Large and Multinational Workplaces in Canada. SAS Canada is one of the top companies on the list, published by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada, because of its commitment to investing in employee satisfaction, environmental sustainability, employee benefits, and for its dedication and focus to the community.
"A key pillar of our culture is our commitment to customers," emphasized Cameron Dow, President, SAS Canada. "As a knowledge based company the only way we can execute on this focus is through our people; they are the force that drives SAS' success which is why attracting the best and brightest is integral to our success."
This list of “Best Workplaces in Canada” is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from a survey completed by a random selection of employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the organization’s culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures.
Earlier in 2016 SAS Canada SAS celebrated another successful year increasing revenue by 12 per cent over 2014. To support its ongoing growth, SAS Canada will continue hiring for the 27th consecutive year, investing in analytics skills in sales and professional services roles, increasing its workforce by more than 8% per cent across the country.
"Continually striving to offer our employees an inspiring place to work is core to SAS' beliefs, and we remain committed to this goal," said Kerry Tompson, Vice President Human Resources, SAS Canada and Latin America
About Great Place to Work:
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. We are a research and consulting firm whose mission is to build a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including workplace certification and Best Workplaces lists, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In Canada, Great Place to Work® produces the annual 100 Best Workplaces list, released in a national feature in the Globe and Mail. This is part of the world’s largest annual workplace study, which culminates in a series of national lists in almost 50 countries, including the study’s flagship list of 100 Best companies published annually in Fortune magazine. Globally, this survey represents the voices of 11 million employees, including approximately 300,000 from Canada alone. It’s what makes this study so credible: the primary determinant used in selecting winners is an employee survey. There’s only one way to get on this list – and that’s if your employees put you there.
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