George Brown College has once again been named one of the best places to work in the Greater Toronto Area, making the 2017 Greater Toronto Top Employers list.
Providing opportunities for staff to enhance their skills through in-house professional development, online training programs and tuition subsidies, a strong parental leave program and a demonstrated respect for the work-life balance earned George Brown a place on the list.
"We are focused on creating a lifelong-learning environment that encourages employees to think about their personal development and to work with their managers to create plans to help them achieve their individual and career goals," Leslie Quinlan, Vice-President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, George Brown College, says in George Brown's Top Employers summary.
GTA employers were evaluated on the following criteria:
- Physical workplace
- Work atmosphere and social
- Health, financial and family benefits
- Vacation and time off
- Employee communications
- Performance management
- Training and skills development
- Community involvement
George Brown has been recognized before for the benefits and supports it offers employees. We were named one of Canada's Top Employers in 2015; a Greater Toronto Top Employer for 2011 and 2012; one of Canada's Best Family Friendly Employers for 2011 and we were among Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2010.
We believe that happy employees make for a better student experience. Learn more about what makes George Brown one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.