Diamond Schmitt named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2024
Toronto, ON, December 5, 2023 – For the twelfth year in a row, Diamond Schmitt is recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers. The competition managed by Mediacorp Canada Inc. highlights organizations for their outstanding human resources programs and making remarkable strides towards improved workplace initiatives.
As workers begin to place a greater emphasis on productivity and quality time, leading employers are taking the initiative to acknowledge these shifts and ensure that employees have the flexibility to do their jobs well.
“This year’s winners make employees feel their time is valuable, especially when making the commute to work,” says Richard Yerema, executive editor of the Canadas Top 100 Employers project. “These employers are focused on making their employees’ days enjoyable and the commute worthwhile."
Some reasons for Diamond Schmitt’s selection:
- Diamond Schmitt’s thoughtful approach when helping employees manage unexpected challenges, offering compassionate leave top-up for those called upon to care for a loved one (17 weeks at 80 percent of salary)
- Diamond Schmitt’s offerings of learning and development opportunities for individuals at various stages of their careers, including paid internships for recent grads, tuition subsidies (from 25 to 100 per cent of costs), and the in-house Diamond Schmitt University along with a corresponding virtual learning management system
- Diamond Schmitt’s assistance to employees, helping them save for the future with matching RSP contributions and provides retirement planning assistance to encourage employees to think long term.
A full summary of the editors’ Reasons for Selection can be found here.
In addition to this recognition, Diamond Schmitt is among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2024 , Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Top Greenest Employers in 2023. The firm is also a Platinum Club member of Canada's Best Managed Companies, a program curated by Deloitte.