Education, health care dominate Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for 2023

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Published November 24, 2022 at 8:44 am

Education, health care dominate Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers for 2023
Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers for 2023 have been announced, and the list is dominated by "progressive" education and health care organizations. 

Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for 2023 have been announced, and the list is dominated by the education and health care sectors.

Mediacorp Canada, which organizes the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, focuses on forward-thinking employers in the Hamilton-Niagara area that look to the future by training their employees and investing in upskilling.

Eight criteria are used when compiling the list: workplace; work atmosphere and social; health, financial, and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

“The Hamilton-Niagara area is flanked by renowned post-secondary institutions,” says Kristina Leung, managing editor at Mediacorp. “These provide a steady stream of trained staff to local employers, who build on their academic training by investing in upskilling and career development.”

Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for 2023

Mediacorp says additional hallmarks of this year’s winners include investment in health and wellness initiatives, programs to support long-term savings, and significant engagement with local communities and charitable organizations, including opportunities for employee involvement.

“Progressive employers invest in professional development, so it’s no surprise given the range of industries in the region, many of which require constant upskilling,” says Richard Yerema, executive editor of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. “The employers chosen this year have distinguished themselves by their commitment to ongoing development and long-term career advancement, which helps attract and retain talented employees.”

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