Forbes Ranks Canada’s Top Employers for the First Time Ever

For the first time, Forbes has ranked the top employers in Canada.

Working with online statistics provider, Forbes asked more than 8,000 Canadians how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else on a scale from 0 to 10. They were also asked their thoughts on other employers in the industry.

The result was a list of 250 employers across 25 industries that were seen as the best to work for. The industries range from tech to financial services, universities, and government agencies.

So, if you’re in the market for a new job, you may want to consider the following…

Here are the top 25:

1. BC Hydro (Industry: utilities).
2. Vancity (Industry: Banking and Financial Services).
3. ABB (Industry: Engineering, Manufacturing).
4. Ubisoft (Industry: IT, Internet, Software & Services).
5. Costco (Industry: Retail and Wholesale).
6. University of Guelph (Industry: Education).
7. Metrolinx (Industry: Transportation and Logistics).
8. Toronto Hydro (Industry: Utilities).
9. Google (Industry: IT, Internet, Software & Services).
10. Université Laval (Industry: Education).
11. Mercedes-Benz (Industry: Automotive).
12. Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Industry: Healthcare and Social).
13. Sheridan College (Industry: Education).
14. Ericsson (Industry: Semiconductors, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technology Hardware & Equipment).
15. City of Calgary (Industry: Government Services).
16. Cenovus Energy (Industry: Construction, Oil & Gas Operations, Mining and Chemicals).
17. Queen’s University (Industry: Education).
18. EPCOR Utilities (Industry: Utilities).
19. Université de Montréal (Industry: Education).
20. FedEx (Industry: Transportation and Logistics).
21. SaskPower (Industry: Utilities).
22. Bombardier Transportation (Industry: Engineering, Manufacturing).
23. Ledcor Group (Industry: Construction, Oil & Gas Operations, Mining and Chemicals).
24. ArcelorMittal Dofasco (Industry: Engineering, Manufacturing).
25. Mosaic Company (Industry: Construction, Oil & Gas Operations, Mining and Chemicals).