Samsung Electronics Canada Recognized For Seventh Consecutive Year as One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers
The annual competition recognizes the country’s top employers for offering innovative programs for employees and the community
For the seventh year in a row, Samsung Electronics Canada has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The annual competition, hosted by the Globe and Mail, identifies the top 100 employers in Canada who are leading their industries in offering exceptional workplaces and giving back to their communities.
As part of the evaluation process, employers were asked to share information on the innovative programs they offer in support of their employees and community. Samsung Canada impressed the Globe’s editorial team with their range of forward-thinking programs and incentives that work to attract and retain top talent, in addition to significant investments in community and charitable projects.
Covering everything from employee health and wellness, to engagement activities, training and development opportunities, and community involvement, some of the Samsung Canada initiatives that stood out during the judging process include:
- Increased mental health resources: To help support employees’ improved health and wellness, Samsung increased mental health benefits coverage. Additionally, Samsung hosted a wellness month which included various activities for employees to focus on Social, Physical, Financial and Mental Wellness.
- Supporting communities: This year, Samsung Canada proudly partnered with the Jays Care Foundation to equip over 500 Indigenous children and youth with Samsung Chromebooks in support of their educational pursuits.
- Encouraging employees to take time off: Samsung increased the number of ways for employees to unplug, including half days before all long weekends, and greater flexibly in carrying over unused PTO days into the following year.
- Greater WFH support: Samsung offered enhanced WFH supports this year, including Samsung Dollars, “curbside pick-up” for loaning out of office equipment, training for all employees on virtual meetings, making WFH accessible for everyone with enhanced virtual meeting technology (WebEx) and ongoing communication around a safe return to work.
“The challenges that the pandemic presented encouraged us to renew our focus on building a strong culture that cares for and supports our colleagues and the community,” says Jeff Jo, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Canada. “It’s our incredible team across the country who continue to persevere and exceed expectations day after day. Our passion for our people and our products will always be the foundation of who we are and what we stand for as a company.”
Samsung Canada employs over 500 Canadians across the country with offices located in Burnaby and Vancouver, British Columbia and in Mississauga and Toronto, Ontario.
To read more about Samsung Canada’s Top 100 Employers win, you can view the announcement here. If you’re interested in learning about employment opportunities with Samsung Canada, please visit our Career Centre.
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