TORONTO – April 16, 2021 – Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today announced that it has been named as one of best workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Companies are ranked on the annual list based on the experience and sentiment of their employees. This year, a total of 82,000 employees were surveyed on their companies’ performance across five trust-building dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.
“Our people set the foundation for Jobber’s success and are the reason we’re able to help more than 100,000 home service professionals be more successful,” said Sam Pillar, CEO & Co-founder at Jobber. “Being recognized as one of the best workplace in Canada by Great Place to Work confirms that when humble, supportive people who care deeply about small businesses work together towards a common goal, we can accomplish great things.”
To ensure every employee is equipped to deliver on Jobber’s mission, the company prioritizes creating a collaborative and motivating workplace environment where employees feel empowered, supported, and challenged. Jobber employs a team of learning and development experts and a full-time, certified coach to ensure equal learning and development opportunities for employees to grow their skills and advance within the company. Jobber is hiring for several roles in Edmonton and Toronto, as well as remote across Canada, with plans to double its workforce over the next 12 to 18 months.
“Maintaining a strong company culture at scale, particularly in the middle of a pandemic, is a challenge we’ve tackled head-on,” said Sara Cooper, Chief People Officer at Jobber. “At Jobber, we’re committed to applying direct feedback from employees and focus on activities that can strengthen connections between peers day-to-day. Company culture is not a static thing, but rather something that grows and evolves as a company does.”
The 2021 Best Workplaces™ in Canada List is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from confidential employee survey results and the remaining one-third from an in-depth review of the organization’s culture. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Jobber placed #11 out of 50 companies in the 100-999 Employees category.
Jobber’s award-winning platform enables home service businesses, such as lawn care professionals, HVAC technicians, painters, residential cleaners, and more, to simplify day-to-day operations and grow.
The company was recently named as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and previously appeared in the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces™ lists for inclusion, millennials, women, technology, youth, giving back, and more. Visit https://getjobber.com/about/careers to learn about current career opportunities.
Jobber is an award-winning business management platform for small home service businesses. Unlike spreadsheets or pen and paper, Jobber keeps track of everything in one place and automates day-to-day operations, so small businesses can provide 5-star service at scale. Jobber’s 100,000+ home service professionals have served over 12 million households in more than 47 countries. The company continually ranks as one of Canada’s fastest growing and most innovative companies by Canadian Business and Macleans, The Globe and Mail, Fast Company, and Deloitte. For more information, visit: https://getjobber.com/.
About Great Places to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high- performance workplace cultures. It is a global research and consulting firm with a mission to build a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces. Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In Canada, Great Place to Work® produces both industry and demographic specific Best Workplace™ lists. This is part of the world’s largest annual workplace study, which culminates in a series of national lists in over 50 countries, including the study’s flagship list of 100 Best Companies published annually in Fortune magazine. Globally, this survey represents the voices of 11 million employees, which are the primary determinant used in selecting winners. There’s only one way to get on this list – your employees have to put you on it.
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