Sophos Named as One of Canada's Top 100 Employers 2011

Sophos Press Release

Winners were selected by the editors at Mediacorp

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 disability insurance.

"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 level."

Learn more about Sophos careers in Canada.

*Sophos was named one of Canada's Top 100 Places to Work in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011.

About Mediacorp

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,, 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, 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.

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