Procter & Gamble Inc.
P&G employees collaborating at the head office in Toronto, ON  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2019) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2018) :

  • P&G's head office renovations are designed with the help of employee focus groups -- the unique workplace continues to be fine-tuned in keeping with the company's evolving digital workspace concept, Digital 2.0, that features no desk assignments and open-concept collaborative workspaces with multiple seating configurations (where summer students can be found working alongside the company's President)
  • P&G strongly supports ongoing employee development with generous tuition subsidies for courses related and unrelated to their current position (to $5,000 annually) -- the company also offers a number of online and in-house training programs, from leadership development to guest speakers to summer internships for the next generation
  • Through P&G's Vibrant Living program, employees participate in various initiatives to promote health and wellness throughout the year, including an annual health risk assessment and mental health awareness events -- additionally, the company provides health and wellness spending accounts, allowing employees to specify levels of coverage as well as transfer unused credits to additional salary, savings or time off
Volunteers from P&G's Women's Network, who led an inspiring International Women's Day event  

Employer Background

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1837
Publicly traded yes
Parent company The Procter & Gamble Company
Parent company head office Cincinnati, OH, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,657
Part-time employees in Canada 323
Full-time employees worldwide 93,000
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 16%
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 45 years

Physical Workplace Rating: A+

Commuter amenities subsidized parking, electric vehicle charging stations, 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 workspaces with multiple seating configurations, all employees have access to an online "eServus" concierge service, telecommuter workstations, sit-stand workstations, nap room, religious observance room, outdoor patio, self-serve lunchroom
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, television, table tennis
Onsite cafeteria healthy menus, known as the "Bistro" where employees can grab breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day, including fresh fruit
Snacks available bananas, oranges, apples, pears
Onsite fitness facility shared-use facility, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (yoga, pilates, spin, strength conditioning), 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 North York Community Centre, Vibrant Living Fitness Centre, Glendora Park, Avondale Park, daycare, restaurants, shopping mall, onsite dental clinic, major subway interchange below, Whole Foods, numerous restaurants, shops and cafés

Work Atmosphere & Communications Rating: A

Company organized social events yes
Recent social events a variety of unique events to celebrate diversity, including Black History Month, International Women's Day and Lunar New Year, annual weekend holiday party for children of employees, events to welcome new hires such as Treetop Outdoor Adventures and escape rooms, year-end evening celebration for employees and their spouses
Cultural aspects employee sports teams, business casual dress, casual dress (e.g. jeans) daily, concierge services available, organized social activities for retirees
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box, internal social media
Other in-house communications town halls, monthly lunches with the Canadian President and Country HR Leader

Financial Benefits & Compensation Rating: 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 Rating: 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
Other health plan information 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
Additional health and wellness information health and wellness spending accounts available through the company's flex plan, unique Vibrant Living program to promote health and wellness throughout the year (includes annual health risk assessments 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 93% of salary for 15 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 Rating: 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 Rating: 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, leadership awards for management performance
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 12 months

Training & Skills Development Rating: A+

Career planning online employee skills inventory
In-house training initiatives mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unrelated tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year for courses unrelated to current position
Unrelated tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies per year for courses unrelated to current position
Unique training & development programs summer internship and orientation program, leadership development program, Women's Network guest speaker series

Community Involvement Rating: A

Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Total employee volunteer hours (on company time) over 7,000 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 11 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported United Way (through its online tool, employees can designate a portion of their donations to any Canadian charity), GlobalMedic, Habitat for Humanity Canada, Canadian Women's Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada
Charitable giving matches employee donations
Community highlight P&G's annual charitable giving campaign (called P&G Gives Back) includes a citizenship strategy that addresses community impact, diversity and inclusion, environmental sustainability and gender equality, and a community impact strategy focused on improving the health and comfort for those in need.

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

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • P&G's campus teams are actively involved in a number of student initiatives and events including hosting on-campus information sessions, social media and case competitions, appearing as guest speakers in senior classes and participating in networking events and career fairs
  • New hires and interns at P&G participate in the company's onboarding program with training sessions led by experienced senior managers or executives -- employees in their first and second years of employment may also participate in training at the global P&G headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • P&G created a New Hire Network for employees with less than 3 years of tenure at P&G -- the group is led by an executive-level sponsor and provides networking opportunities for new hires and senior managers through social events such as bowling tournaments, offsite dinners, and an off-site Habitat for Humanity home build
A P&G employee speaking at an event for the company's 'Thank You, Mom' campaign as part of P&G's global Olympics sponsorship  

Highlights

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,710
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives interns are given the opportunity to present a key accomplishment or business project to an executive leader in their function near the end of their term, new Recruiting Innovation team comprised mainly of new hires for improving recruitment processes, campus teams host Sales Experience Days at the corporate office to teach high-caliber recruits sales skills and build their expertise

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2018):

  • P&G's Canadian office maintains a dedicated diversity council, responsible for creating long-term action plans -- the council also meets with employee networks and the recruitment manager on an annual basis to create short-term action plans for the year ahead
  • P&G executives conduct annual diversity reviews 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 networks which offer support for professional development as well as forums for employees to network -- recent network activities include the creation of a trans-inclusive washroom policy for the company's Toronto office, developed in part by the GABLE network (gay, allied, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual employees), "Lean In" circles organized by the Women's Network and the "Forward Together" event, featuring panel discussions with internal and external leaders on gender equality
P&G employees participating in the 2017 Pride Parade in Toronto  

Highlights

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,710
Formal diversity strategy has a defined strategy to achieve diversity and inclusion goals
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Chief Diversity Officer
Formal commitment maintains global and Canadian diversity councils
Employee resource groups ERGs offer networking, mentoring and related resources, 7 ERGs in Canada including Asian Professional Network (over 180 members), Black Professional Network, French Network (French speaking employees), GABLE (gay, allied, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual employees), Latin Network, Network for Europe and Central Asia, Women's Network
Diversity training and awareness training on a variety of topics such as gender differences, persons with disabilities, the LGBT community and inclusive leadership
Diversity highlights global diversity and inclusion awards to recognize employee champions, diversity and inclusion intranet, international diversity week celebrations in March, events to recognize important international dates such as International Women's Day, Pride Month celebrations, Diwali and Lunar New Year
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships Start Proud (career fair sponsorship), Conference Board of Canada's Council of Inclusive Work Environments (member), Catalyst

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 employees proudly displaying the garbage they cleaned up at the P&G Parks and River Clean Up event

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Full-time employees in Canada 1,000 to 2,500
Parent company The Procter & Gamble Company
Parent company head office Cincinnati, OH, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Mississauga ON, Toronto ON, Brantford ON, Belleville ON, Brockville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
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 benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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