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AET Group Inc. Ranks as One of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers 2022

January 27, 2022

WATERLOO, ONTARIO– AET Group Inc., has been named as one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for the 4th consecutive year. Currently in the 15th year of running, Waterloo Area’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and recognizes employers in the Kitchener-Waterloo area that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Employers are evaluated using the same criteria used for the larger national Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition and include the following:

  • Physical Workplace
  • Work Atmosphere & Social
  • Health, Financial & Family Benefits
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Employee Communications
  • Performance Management
  • Training & Skills Development
  • Community Involvement

AET moved employees to work from home arrangements early in the pandemic and introduced a new telecommuting policy ensuring that employees could take home office chairs, laptops, desktops, monitors and office supplies for their home offices– and offered to purchase additional equipment as needed on a case-by-case basis.

AET encourages ongoing employee development through in-house and online training and generous tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions (to $2,500 annually) — and helps to develop younger talent with paid internships and mentoring programs.

Read more about the competition and reasons for selection here.

“We are honoured to be recognized as a top employer in Waterloo Region for the 4th consecutive year, alongside so many amazing clients and partners, especially within a year like no other,” said Scott Freiburger, Managing Director and CEO of AET Group Inc.  “2021 was not only full of continued challenges and obstacles but there were many new opportunities.  Our continued commitment on our employees were instrumental in our success and resiliency throughout the year.  This award is testament to our focus on the workplace putting employee health, safety and well-being first and the programs and added benefits we offer our employees from sustainable transportation subsidies to professional development support, health and wellness program, flexible work-from-home program, paid volunteer time and donation matching.”

About Mediacorp Canada Inc.

Founded in 1992, Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation’s largest publisher of employment periodicals. Since 1999, the Toronto-based publisher has managed the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, which includes 18 regional and special-interest editorial competitions that reach over 15 million Canadians annually through a variety of magazine and newspaper partners. Mediacorp also operates Eluta.ca, one of Canada’s largest job search engines, which reaches 7.4 million unique visitors annually and features editorial reviews from the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. Mediacorp also hosts Canada’s largest conference for senior-level HR professionals, the Top Employer Summit.

1% For The Trees

As a company committed to being green and giving back, AET is planting trees throughout the local communities to make the world a greener place for all of us to live.

  • 9,273

    Trees Planted

  • 583,457

    Kilograms of CO2 Absorbed

  • 802,254

    Kilograms of O2 Produced

  • 18,546

    People Can Breathe Clean Air

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