Multiple Mississauga-based companies make prestigious best employers list


Published February 5, 2020 at 6:16 pm


If you work for a company with headquarters in Mississauga, there’s a chance your place of employment has been recognized by prestigious business publication Forbes as one of the best employers in the country.

The list is actually enormous and features 300 companies from across Canada, including Apple, Microsoft, Google, Ubisoft, Costo, Starbucks and more.

In terms of businesses with headquarters in Mississauga, the 22 lucky companies that made the list include:

  • Microsoft (6)
  • FedEx (9)
  • GlaxoSmithKline (12)
  • Ericsson (16)
  • Canada Cartage (21)
  • PepsiCo (32)
  • Purolator (34)
  • Oracle (42)
  • Marriott Hotels (46) 
  • Peel District School Board (101)
  • General Electric (118)
  • AstraZeneca (122)
  • Hatch (124)
  • Schneider Electric (129)
  • City of Mississauga (157)
  • Bayer (196)
  • General Mills (205)
  • Trillium Health Partners (212)
  • Kruger Products (217)
  • TJK Companies (218)
  • Samsung Electronics (231)
  • Maple Leaf Foods (238)

The companies that rounded out the top 10 include Google, Hydro-Quebec, Cisco Systems, Costco Wholesale, Ubisoft, Boeing, Air Transat and The University of Toronto. 

“Canadians have been enjoying a strong job market of late, with the unemployment rate hovering at 5.6% after reaching an all-time low of 5.4% earlier last year,” Forbes wrote.

“While good news for employees, this environment has tested employers, challenging them to do more to attract and retain top talent. As always, some firms are outpacing the competition.”

As for how the list works, Forbes says it partnered with market research company Statista to identify the companies liked best by employees.

The list, compiled by surveying 8,000 Canadians working for businesses with at least 500 employees, ranks the 300 employers that received the most recommendations.

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