Ottawa, ON – April 25, 2017 – Pythian, a global IT services company that helps businesses compete by adopting disruptive technologies, announced today that it has been named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for the fourth consecutive year, a perfect record since the introduction of this competition in 2014.
The competition recognizes employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies. Employers were evaluated by the editors at Canada’s Top 100 Employers using the following criteria: (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. Employers are compared to other organizations in their industry to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.
“We are honored to be named one of Canada’s Top Employers for the fourth consecutive year,” said Anne Graham, VP of Human Resources at Pythian. “Pythian actively works at creating an inclusive environment, and in addition to attractive benefits that include a generous training fund, paid volunteer days and vacation time, we also stay focused on ensuring that our employees enjoy work that is meaningful to them,” added Graham.
Companies that qualify for Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers are private-sector companies with under 500 employees worldwide. “Small and Medium Employers play an outsized role in Canada’s economy,” says Anthony Meehan, Publisher at Mediacorp. “They are responsible for a large majority of the jobs created in the past decade, so it’s important that job-seekers be aware of the leading employers in this sector. Many of this year’s winners show tremendous year-over-year employment growth, in some cases doubling or even tripling in size.”
Pythian is a global IT services company that helps businesses compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as advanced analytics, big data, cloud, databases, DevOps and infrastructure management to advance innovation and increase agility. Specializing in designing, implementing and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue growth and business success, Pythian’s highly skilled technical teams work as an integrated extension of our clients’ organizations to deliver solutions that enable the strategic use of data, accelerate software delivery and ensure reliable, scalable IT systems.