Accenture named to 2022 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 12th consecutive year

TORONTO, November 12, 2021 / CNW / – For the 12th consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named one of the from Canada The Top 100 Employers.

Accenture named to 2022 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 12th consecutive year (CNW Group / Accenture)

Now in his 22sd year, from Canada Top 100 Employers is a national competition that identifies leading employers in their industries with innovative programs to attract and retain top talent and foster exceptional work environments.

“To be recognized as one of the from Canada making the best employers alongside so many customers and partners is an honor and tremendous significance to us at Accenture, especially in light of all that our employees have been through during the ongoing pandemic, ”said Jeffrey Russell, President of Accenture in Canada. “We have focused on the holistic well-being of our employees over the past year while continuing to foster an inclusive work environment and making the development of talents and skills a priority to ensure our employees are fulfilled by their career. “

Accenture has always been recognized in Canada and globally as an employer of choice. The company was nominated for FortuneList of the world’s most admired companies for 19 consecutive years, Diversity Incthe list of the 50 best companies for diversity for 15 consecutive years; and the Refinitiv Global Diversity & Inclusion Top 100 index, ranking in the top three in the world for four consecutive years.

“We are proud to be recognized for providing an inclusive, open and fair environment for all individuals at Accenture and we are committed to our employees, customers and communities to accelerate equality for all in order to create a culture where everyone feels he has an equal chance to belong and build a career, ”said Zahra Jadavji, General Manager of Inclusion and Diversity at Accenture in Canada.

New programs and initiatives from the past year include:

  • A focus on well-being – To create a culture focused on health and wellness during the pandemic, Accenture launched an initiative focused on ‘Reduce the pace, create space and act with grace’, which included reducing meetings to 25 or 45 minutes, minimizing internal meetings on Fridays and encouraging all employees to take time for themselves away from their desks during the day.

  • Benefits for parents and children – With the closing of daycares and schools, Accenture offered a new crisis care reimbursement program to help parents have the option of being reimbursed for a caregiver of their choice to provide home care. To complement academic learning, Accenture and Hoot Reading, launched Hoot for Companies, a new corporate benefit that provides online educational support for children provided by real teachers.

  • Leader in technological knowledge – Accenture launched Technology Quotient (TQ) courses to ensure that all employees around the world can speak fluently and confidently about the latest transformative technologies such as cloud and AI, regardless of their role . With modules broken down into fun little videos, employees can learn anytime, anywhere.

  • Help our community – In 2021, ACCES Employment launched an innovative AI-based chatbot solution known as VERA (Virtual Employment and Resource Attendant). VERA provides online employment services and job search assistance for job seekers in Canada and immigrants before the arrival of the whole world. ACCES developed VERA using funds from a $ 1.1 million a cash grant and in-kind services from Accenture.

The final selections for from Canada The Top 100 Employers, as determined by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the nation’s largest publisher of employment journals, represent the best performing employers based on eight criteria fundamental to business success and employee satisfaction: (1 ) Physical workplace; (2) Work atmosphere and communications; (3) Financial benefits and remuneration; (4) Benefits to health and family; (5) vacation and personal leave; (6) Employee engagement and performance; (7) Training and skills development, and (8) Community participation.

The complete list of from Canada The Top 100 Employers for 2021 will appear in The Globe and Mail to 12 november.

About Accenture
Accenture is a global professional services company with industry-leading digital, cloud and security capabilities. Combining unparalleled experience and specialized skills in more than 40 industries, we offer strategy and advisory, interactive, technological and operational services, all powered by the world’s largest network of advanced technology and intelligent operations centers. Our 624,000 employees deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving customers in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our customers, employees, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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