University of Waterloo named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Representatives from UW being recognized for top 100 employers

For the second year in a row, the University of Waterloo has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, an annual ranking of businesses and organizations across the country who lead in attracting and retaining employees. The annual survey is run by Mediacorp Canada.

The official announcement magazine was published in the national edition of The Globe and Mailyesterday morning and can be read online.

“Being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers recognizes Waterloo among the outstanding organizations who are attracting and retaining top talent in an increasingly competitive environment," said Marilyn Thompson, associate provost, human resources. "The feedback gives us insight into how well we match against top employers throughout the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. It’s all part of an ongoing process to continually improve our working environment.”

The University of Waterloo was cited for its ongoing employee development and training programs, its defined-benefit pension plan, retirement planning assistance and health benefits, and its vacation allowance