What are Canada’s top-rated workplaces?

Top 25 employers rated by Indeed, based on reviews from job seekers

Mario Toneguzzi: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts rated best place to work in CanadaWondering what the top-rated workplaces are in Canada?

According to a report released on Tuesday by Indeed, an online job site, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts leads the way, followed by Ledcor.

“With such a tight labour market and a low unemployment rate, there is a lot of competition in recruiting today. In order to stand out to job seekers, companies are continuing to evolve their overall employee experience in the hopes of attracting and retaining top talent for their open positions,” said Jodi Kasten, managing director at Indeed Canada.

“The 25 organizations on our list are considered among the best places to work and have worked hard to listen to the specific needs of their employees to provide an outstanding experience through strategic and thoughtful workplace programs.”

The Top-Rated Workplaces in Canada, according to Indeed’s research, are:

  1. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  2. Ledcor
  3. American Express
  4. Suncor
  5. TD Bank
  6. RBC
  7. Husky Energy
  8. H&R Block
  9. Ericsson
  10. Desjardins
  11. Sun Life Financial
  12. CIBC
  13. TELUS Communications
  14. Banque Nationale Du Canada
  15. Apotex
  16. PwC
  17. Deloitte
  18. Accenture
  19. Citi
  20. BMO Financial Group
  21. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  22. Intact
  23. PepsiCo
  24. Shaw Communications
  25. IBM

Indeed said it has over 600,000 company reviews in Canada. The companies that made Indeed’s Top-Rated Workplaces in Canada list are rated on the overall employee experience, which includes work-life balance, pay and benefits, job security and advancement, management and culture. Ratings represent reviews left between June 2016 and June 2018. Companies must have at least 50 reviews to be eligible.

Indeed, an international search engine for job listings, is a subsidiary of Japan’s Recruit Co. Ltd. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages.

The site aggregates job listings from thousands of websites, including job boards, staffing firms, associations and company career pages. Job seekers can apply directly to jobs on Indeed’s site, where they can also post and store resumes.

Mario Toneguzzi is a veteran Calgary-based journalist who worked for 35 years for the Calgary Herald, including 12 years as a senior business writer.


Fairmont Hotels & Resorts rated best place to work in Canada

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