Diamond Schmitt named to Canada’s Top Employers

For more information, please contact:
Meagan Mallysh, Human Resources Manager
Email: mmallysh@dsai.ca
Phone: +1 416 862 8800 x409

November 13, 2020

Toronto – Diamond Schmitt Architects today renewed its position among Canada’s Top Employers for a sixth year. This editorial competition managed by Mediacorp Canada in conjunction with The Globe and Mail reviews thousands of applications from private-sector companies and rate recruitment histories, HR practices and employee benefits and perks.

Winning companies are graded on eight key areas: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social programs; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time-off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

Our reasons for selection include:

  • offering learning and development opportunities for individuals at various stages of their careers, from paid internships for recent grads, to in-house Diamond Schmitt University programming to foster ongoing education;
  • providing maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new parents, including adoptive (to 80 per cent of salary for up to 12 weeks);
  • encouraging employees to be active in their local communities, providing matching charitable donations along with paid time off to volunteer -- employees also enter their own cycling team in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Ride for Heart fund-raiser and have raised over $260,000 over a decade of riding.

For a full summary of the editors’ Reasons for Selection, please see here.

In addition to this recognition, Diamond Schmitt Architects is among Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers in 2020, and is a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, a program curated by Deloitte.