Yellow Pages Group Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the Fifth Consecutive Year
Montreal (Quebec), October 9, 2009 – Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is proud to have been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by Maclean’s magazine for the fifth consecutive year.
For this 2010 edition, YPG was ranked among the country’s best companies for the quality of its working environment and its compensation and employee benefits program. In addition to offering valuable professional development opportunities, the organization continues to invest in the training of all its employees, particularly via its learning portal that encompasses more than 500 different online courses and its sales certification program introduced across Canada in 2008.
“Each year, we work hand-in-hand with our employees to ensure that they can enjoy a stimulating working environment that reflects market trends,” underlines Marc P. Tellier, Yellow Pages Group President and Chief Executive Officer. “We have been recognized for our best practices in human resources management in the past, and this year, we have taken further steps in becoming an employer of choice by implementing a number of new initiatives to promote eco-responsible work habits and reduce our environmental footprint as a corporation.”
Yellow Pages Group employs over 2,300 people in Canada. The Company places great importance on the employees’ involvement in their professional development and has introduced various programs aimed at supporting them on their career path.
YPG ranks among the Top 10 companies to work for by the Financial Post. Moreover, for the fourth consecutive year, it figures on the list of Montreal’s 15 best employers published by The Gazette and Le Devoir.
Yellow Pages Group offers employment opportunities in sales, marketing, customer service, finance, technology and several other fields. To view current job offers, visit www.ypg.com.
About Yellow Pages Group
Yellow Pages Group is Canada's leader local commercial search provider. Each year, it publishes annually more than 340 Yellow Pages™ and residential directories. YPG also owns and operates Canada's most visited online directories - YellowPages.ca™ and Canada411.ca™ along with CanadaPlus.ca™, a network of seven local city sites. YellowPages.ca™ can be accessed on mobile devices as well as at mobile.yp.ca and through mobile applications on BlackBerry®, Apple iPhone™ and Google™’s Android™. Yellow Pages Group is indirectly held by Yellow Pages Income Fund (TSX: YLO.UN). For more information, visit www.ypg.com or for recent news on the Company, follow http://twitter.com/yellowpages_ca.
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Yellow Pages Group