Procter & Gamble Inc.
P&G employee taking advantage of the head office's new flexible work spaces

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2017) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • As part of P&G's recent head office renovation, employee feedback was provided throughout the planning and design process -- the newly designed workplace features "digital workspaces" that offer open concept collaborative workspaces in place of assigned desks (including for the President) with all the latest technology to ensure offsite employees remain in touch
  • P&G helps employees prepare for the future with contributions to a defined contribution pension plan, retirement planning workshops and health benefits that extend to retirees (with no age limit)
  • Through P&G's Vibrant Living program, employees participate in a number of initiatives to promote health and wellness throughout the year, including an annual health risk assessment and mental health awareness events
P&G employees taking part in the Move For Hope fundraising event

Employer Background

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Publicly traded yes
Parent company The Procter & Gamble Company
Parent company head office Cincinnati, OH, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,754
Part-time employees in Canada 264
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 14%
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 44 years

Physical Workplace A+

Commuter amenities transit subsidies, car-pool sign-up program, subsidized parking, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Workplace features an early advocate of workplace redesign, P&G continues to fine-tune its digital workspace concept (Digital 2.0) which features no assigned desks and open concept collaborative work spaces with multiple seating configurations, where summer students can be found working alongside the company's President (as part of the multi-year process of re-imagining the workplace of the future, employee feedback was provided throughout the process), the office feature a nap room, religious observance room, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor patio
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, music, television
Onsite cafeteria healthy menus, special diet menus, subsidized meals, (cafeteria known as the "Bistro", employees can grab breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day, including fresh fruit)
Onsite fitness facility shared use facility, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (yoga, pilates, spin, strength), weights, shower facilities, full-time instructor and manager for fitness needs, facility is managed by P&G but they allow other building tenants to purchase memberships at an unsubsidized rate
Other nearby amenities Goodlife Fitness, YMCA, fitness club, Earl Bales Park, daycare, restaurants, shopping mall, onsite dental clinic, convenience store and coffee and sandwich, online "eServus" concierge service

Work Atmosphere & Communications A

Company organized social events yes
Recent social events children's holiday party, P&G Canada Centennial celebration, service anniversary celebrations, a variety of unique events to celebrate important days on the calendar (from Earth Day to Black History Month to Pride) and international events such as the global Do the Right Thing Week (to encourage thoughtful action across the company)
Cultural aspects employee sports teams, business casual dress, casual dress Fridays, music while working, concierge services available
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box
Other in-house communications town halls, monthly lunches with the Canadian President and Country HR Leader

Financial Benefits & Compensation B+

Financial benefits note P&G has multiple employee groups, financial benefits may vary by position
Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 12 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 12 months
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Long-term planning retirement planning assistance, phased-in retirement work options, life & disability insurance
Share purchase plan available to all employees
Signing bonuses available for some positions
Additional financial benefits subsidized home insurance, subsidized auto insurance

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits A

Health plan note P&G has multiple employee groups, health plans may vary by position
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible coverage health plan is flexible with adjustable premiums and coverage levels
Minimum hours worked for coverage 18 hours per week
Waiting period there is no waiting period for coverage
Family coverage option yes
Retiree coverage with no age limit yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs) yes
Additional coverage employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, homecare, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, nutrition planning, podiatrist, osteopathy, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. accupuncture, naturopathy)
Fitness club subsidy up to $250 each year
Other health plan information health and wellness spending accounts available through the company's flex plan, Vibrant Living program to promote health and wellness throughout the year (includes annual health risk assessment and mental health awareness events)
Family-friendly benefits note P&G has multiple employee groups, family-friendly policies may vary by position
In vitro fertilization (IVF) $2,500 per lifetime
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 100% of salary for 6 weeks
Parental top-up (mothers) up to 80% of salary for 11 weeks
Additional family-friendly benefits extended parental leave to unpaid leave, academic scholarships of up to $2,000 per child
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Additional family-friendly information adoptive parents have same maternity/parental leave top-up as birth mothers

Vacation & Personal Time-Off B+

Vacation note P&G has multiple employee groups, vacation policies may vary by position
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 10 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 6 weeks of vacation over their career
Personal paid days off employees can schedule 3 personal days off each year, as needed
Unpaid leave maximum 3 months
Additional time-off information as part of the flexible health benefits plan, employees may transfer unused coverage to purchase additional vacation days

Employee Engagement & Performance B

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
360° feedback option as part of the review process, performance feedback is also solicited from co-workers and other managers familiar with each employee's work
Confidential employee feedback employees can also provide confidential feedback on their manager's performance
Exit interview exit interview option is available for departing employees
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer-recognition awards, long-service awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), CEO Awards ($1,000 for exemplary organizational or business accomplishment), Power of You awards to recognize significant contributions beyond typical performance expectations
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 12 months

Training & Skills Development A+

Career planning in-house career planning services, online employee skills inventory
In-house training initiatives mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Tuition subsidy coverage employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies per year
Tuition subsidies (unrelated to job) yes
Unrelated tuition subsidy coverage employer covers up to 100% of non-related tuition per year
Unrelated tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies per year
Unique training & development programs summer intern FAST program, Women's Network guest speaker forum

Community Involvement A

Scope of charitable involvement national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)
Total employee volunteer hours (on company time) over 7,300 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 32 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported Habitat for Humanity Canada, Canadian Women's Foundation, Children's Miracle Network, Sick Kids Foundation, United Way
Charitable giving matches employee donations
Community highlight P&G focuses its charitable efforts on programs where the company, with it incredible array of products, can uniquely add value, including support for Habitat for Humanity (household products and supplies), Canadian Women's Foundation (beauty supplies) and the Children's Miracle Network/Sick Kids Foundation (health and well-being products)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • P&G's campus teams are actively involved in a number of student initiatives and events, including hosting on-campus information sessions, case competitions, appearing as guest speakers in senior classes and participating in networking events and career fairs
  • P&G maintains the FAST Program for Interns to provide summer interns with opportunities to work on multifunctional teams to address current business issues such as how to use the company's current work space more efficiently -- at the end of the term, teams present their findings and recommendations to the company's senior management
  • New hires and interns at P&G participate in the company's onboarding program, which begins with a breakfast session with P&G's President -- employees also have an opportunity to attend a week-long training event at the company's headquarters in Ohio
Recent hires at P&G meeting in a collaboration room

Highlights

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,729
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies per year
Career development in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership training
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives employee networks such as the Rise Professional Network and iNetwork which welcomes new full-time employees and interns through social events such as a welcome dinner, go-karting, river rafting, sporting events and laser tag

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016):

  • In addition to an inclusion and diversity council, P&G maintains a global HR practice focused on building diverse and inclusive environments -- the Canadian office establishes long-term diversity action plans every three to five years and meets with diversity networks and the Recruitment Manager on an annual basis to create shorter term action plans for the year ahead
  • P&G executives conduct in-depth diversity reviews on an annual basis with senior-level employees from across all business units to assess progress and reinforce leadership accountability -- senior leaders also have diversity results tied to their stock options awards
  • P&G manages a number of internal employee groups, which offer support for professional development as well as forums for employees to network -- groups include GABLE for LGBT employees, a Black Professional Network and a women's network, to name a few
P&G employee from the company's GABLE network accepting P&G's award from the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation
"The Black Professional Network (BPN) at P&G has provided countless opportunities for community outreach, self-development and social networking. As a new hire I received a warm welcome to this inclusive network that embraces diversity in ethnicity, gender and sexuality. The leadership opportunities served as a basis for professional development and a chance to celebrate the diversity that P&G prides itself on [...] Being a part of the Black Professional Network at P&G is a constant reminder that we work for an organization that values diversity, inclusion and volunteerism to make a difference in the lives of others!" Amaryllis J., Account Manager

Highlights

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,729
Workforce representation female employees (60 %), female managers (52 %), visible minority employees (32 %), visible minority managers (30 %), Aboriginal employees (.3 %), Aboriginal managers (.4 %)
Diversity programs for disabilities, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, LGBT, Latin-based and French language employees
Employee resource groups Asian Professional Network (over 180 members), Black Professional Network, Network for Europe and Central Asia, Women's Network, French Network (French speaking employees), GABLE (gay, allied, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual employees) Latin Network
Formal commitment inclusion and diversity council
Unique diversity initiatives corporate diversity week celebrations in March, recognizes important cultural dates such as International Women's Day, training on a variety of topics such as gender diversity,
Diversity community partnerships Out on Bay Street (career fair sponsorship)

The Career Directory

Procter & Gamble Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
P&G interns and new hires working at the company's office

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Parent company The Procter & Gamble Company
Parent company head office Cincinnati, OH, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,754
Part-time employees in Canada 264
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Assistant Brand Manager, Account Manager, Finance Analyst, Product Supply Analyst, Engineering and Manufacturing Technical Manager, Automation Engineering Technical Manager
Starting salary $70K to $75K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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