HRdownloads recognized as a Great Place to Work

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HRdownloads recognized as a Great Place to Work©

HRdownloads is being recognized as one of this year's Best Workplaces in Canada. This list, and related stories, will appear in a special national report on Thursday April 17th, 2014 in The Globe and Mail.

President & CEO of HRdownloads, Anthony Boyle, states: "Everyone at HRdownloads is ecstatic about receiving such recognition! This award really stands out to me, personally, because employee feedback accounts for the majority of the judging criteria. This is the third time that HRdownloads has won the Best Workplaces award, and it really goes to show our commitment to our employees and our employees' commitment to our company".

This list of "Best Workplaces in Canada" is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from a 58-statement survey completed by a random selection of employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the organization's culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a great place to work®: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.

HRdownloads stood out for noteworthy practices such as hosting "Wisdom Wednesday", where employees participate in fun and informative company updates and information sharing. Also of note were new hire onboarding practices, training and development initiatives and rewards such as annual Beach Day and organic turkeys during the holiday season.

"As a provider of HR solutions to Canadian businesses, it's especially important to HRdownloads that we, internally, are excelling in the arena of HR best practice. This award goes to show that everything we're doing, we're doing great!" Boyle said.

This year's list received over 300 nominations and over 60,000 employees participated in the 2014 "Best Workplaces in Canada" survey.

In a statement from the Institute: "Great Place to Work® Institute would like to recognize and congratulate HRdownloads for its success in creating a great workplace culture. HRdownloads was ranked on our 2014 list because employees told us they trust management, have pride in their jobs, and enjoy the people they work with."

About HRdownloads: HRdownloads was founded in 2008 in London, Ontario. The company provides thousands of Canadian businesses of all sizes with professional, cost-effective human resources solutions including unlimited documentation, online training and surveys, and consulting and advisory services.

HRdownloads is committed to making HR accessible, customized and strategic for clients, which include various industries and jurisdictions and not-for-profits and government organizations.

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Contact HRdownloads:
195 Dufferin Ave, Suite 800
London Ontario N6A 1K7

About the Great Place to Work® Institute: Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research and management consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and a presence in 46 countries worldwide. Our mission is to improve society by creating better workplaces. We are best-known for our global Best Workplaces Programme, which we produce in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as the Globe and Mail, the Financial Times and Fortune. With more than 5,500 organizations surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world's largest of its kind. We believe passionately that any company or organization can become a great place to work. Our mission is to help you do it.