RISMEDIA, August 13, 2010—Jobs People Do, the online career path education and resource center for Canadian teens has named Point2 Technologies to its annual Top 8 Canadian Companies for Youth list.
Loblaw Companies Limited, L’Oreal Canada Inc. and Corus Entertainment Inc. were also selected for this year’s Top 8.
Organizations awarded the Top 8 Canadian Companies for Youth designation were reviewed by the editors of Jobs People Do and selected based on 19 set criteria of which the winners had to offer at least three. Health Benefits/Family Coverage, Tuition Subsidies, Mentor Programs and Workplace Diversity were among the key metrics.
“We are happy to see our efforts to create a place people want to work recognized,” said Saul Klein, chief executive officer, Point2 Technologies. “Jobs People Do answers some very important questions students have as they face what is perhaps one of the most important decisions of their life.”
“The chosen companies deserve to be recognized for providing good company employee relations. Knowing what makes a corporation is good; a good corporation to work for is invaluable,” said Gale Blaylock, president/CEO, Jobspeopledo.com.
Frequented by over 1.8 million high school and university students each year, Jobs People Do is an interactive venue used by a growing number of Canadian Education Boards and teachers from across the country to guide and assist teens with their post-secondary education and career choices.
Jobs People Do features a unique, expansive list of career and job alternatives for students to research, including deeper details on the various career choices to help crystallize the student’s knowledge of any contemplated path and enable them to make a more informed decision.
The online resource also helps students match their career of choice with the right courses in all major colleges and universities across Canada, optimizing their return on education, effort and time.