VANCOUVER, BC - October 15, 2010 - Global IT security and data
protection firm Sophos announced today that Sophos has made the Top
Canada's Top 100 Employers for the *third consecutive year.
This year's winners of Canada's Top 100 Employers were selected
by the editors at Mediacorp, the nation's largest publisher of
employment-related periodicals and online directories. Top
employers were selected based on eight key areas: (1) Physical
Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial
& Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee
Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training &
Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.
Sophos's key perks and benefits for fulltime
and part-time staff, include: annual vacation allowance, two
volunteer/charity days for employees to use towards a cause of
their choice, employer-paid health benefits, tuition reimbursement,
matching RSP contributions, maternity, paternity, and compassionate
leave top-ups as well as a share purchase plan and life and
"We've always valued our employees as they are the pillars of
our company. Providing a generous package of benefits and a
workplace that encourages professional and personal growth truly
shows our employees that Sophos has their best interest at heart,"
said Vice President of Operations, General Manager Bruce McDonald
at Sophos in Vancouver. "We are delighted and honored to once again
be recognized as a top employer on a national and regional
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careers in Canada.
*Sophos was named one of Canada's Top 100 Places to Work in
2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Now in its 10th year, the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition
recognizes employers that are industry leaders at attracting and
retaining employees. The annual competition is organized by
Mediacorp Canada Inc., the nation's largest publisher of
employment-related periodicals and online directories. Since 1992,
over one million of Mediacorp's job-hunting guides have been sold.
Mediacorp also operates the popular job search engine, Eluta.ca,
which lets job-seekers find new job postings - and verified
information on perks and benefits - directly from thousands of
employers across Canada. Last year, more than 3.8 million people
used Eluta.ca, making it one of the nation's most-visited career
sites. Each year, Mediacorp also organizes a policy-oriented
conference on the Canada's Top 100 Employers project called the
"Top Employer Summit", which is Canada's largest annual gathering
of senior-level human resources professionals.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.