Business and innovation | February 1, 2022
The City of Mississauga has been named a best place to work in Canada by both Forbes and Glassdoor for 2022 as a result of the opinions shared by employees. The awards ask employees to provide a rating and input on a number of performance areas some of which include working conditions, career opportunities, salary, compensation and benefits, culture and values, diversity and inclusion and work-life balance.
“These awards confirm the great workplace environment we are continuing to build at the City of Mississauga. This is our third year winning the Forbes award, we’re very proud of our employees and the dedication they show in their work and to the residents of Mississauga,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “We have great leadership and are committed to furthering equity, diversity, inclusion and wellness. Our employees worked through many challenges during the pandemic and these awards confirm that we are continuing to achieve top marks as we deliver the best services possible for our residents.”
The City of Mississauga was the only municipality to make the Glassdoor 2022 list of 25 and ranked within the top half of the Forbes 2022 list.
“The work we have been doing to make the City of Mississauga a respectful, inclusive and welcoming workplace are reflected by these two awards,” said Paul Mitcham, City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer. “There is still work to be done and we continue to make progress to positively shape our organization for the future. It is wonderful to see the results of our planning and hard work to date recognized at this level.”
The City of Mississauga prides itself on its ability to attract and retain a talented workforce by offering a supportive workplace with work-life balance, training, recognition and competitive salaries and benefits as well as a variety of opportunities for employees that challenge their potential and make the community a better place.
Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022 Award
The award recognizes outstanding employers according to their employees. Winners are determined based on employee feedback shared anonymously on Glassdoor over the past year – full list of criteria and award FAQs.
Forbes Best Employers 2022 Award
An independent survey of over 10,000 Canadian employees working for companies with more than 500 employees in Canada was conducted using an online access panel, providing a representative sample of over 10,000 employees working part- or full-time. Employees provide opinions on a series of statements surrounding work-related topics. The City has won the award in 2020, 2021 and 2022 – list of criteria.
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