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

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2022) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2022) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2022):

  • P&G Canada recently enhanced its vacation policy, moving employees from three weeks to four weeks of paid vacation after five years of employment (was previously 10 years) -- employees may also transfer unused coverage to purchase additional vacation time
  • P&G Canada recently increased its maternity leave top-up payment for new mothers (to 100 per cent of salary for 16 weeks), as well as extending adoptive top-ups (to 93 per cent of salary for 15 weeks) and parental leave top-up for new fathers (to 100 per cent of salary for eight weeks) -- and new parents can apply to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • P&G Canada has donated over $4-million in cash, in-kind donations, and PPE donations since the start of the pandemic -- donations have included hygiene kits to community shelters and food banks as well as front-line healthcare workers
New employees at P&G attend a 'Fire and Ice' social event, as part of the organization's new hire orientation program  

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 Brantford ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON, Belleville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,434
Part-time employees in Canada 12
Full-time employees worldwide 99,000
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 11%
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 43 years

COVID-19

Pandemic response over $4-million in hygiene products, hand sanitizers, face masks and financial support was donated to Canadian families and communities in need through shelters and food banks, the parent company has also donated money, product and in-kind donations to over 200 organizations across 30 countries

Physical Workplace Rating: A+

Editorial note due to the pandemic, some workplace amenities may be temporarily unavailable
Commuter amenities subsidized parking, electric vehicle charging stations, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Workplace features unique work environment encourages employees to move throughout the day, the open-concept workspace features multiple seating configurations, telecommuter workstations, sit-stand workstations, nap room, religious observance room, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor patio
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, television, table tennis, whiteboards on wheels for creativity
Snacks available bananas, oranges, apples, pears
Onsite cafeteria healthy menus, known as the "Bistro" where employees can grab breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day
Other food options at main location Whole Foods eateries, Longo's market-style cafe, numerous restaurants and cafés within a short-walk
Onsite fitness facility shared-use facility, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (yoga, pilates, spin, power-pump, HIIT), elliptical trainers, rowing machines, weights, shower facilities, full-time instructor and manager for fitness needs, organizes health and fitness contests throughout the year, facility is called the Vibrant Living Fitness Centre
Other nearby amenities Glendora Park, Avondale Park, Sheppard Centre, Whole Foods

Work Atmosphere & Communications Rating: B

Employee social committee name variety of employee affinity networks and groups
Past social events adapted many of its social events to virtual versions to help keep employees connected, from long service celebrations to cooking classes to happy hours
Cultural aspects business-casual dress daily, dress-for-your-day policy, casual dress (e.g. jeans) daily, concierge services available, employee sports teams, organized social activities for retirees
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box, internal social media
Other in-house communications digital town halls, monthly lunches with P&G's Canadian president and country vice-president of HR, televisions on each floor highlighting relevant news and information, virtual weekly team huddles, in-house Yammer to help employees keep connected

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
Referral bonuses (max) new employee referral bonuses (up to $255) for some positions
Signing bonuses available for some positions
Additional financial benefits profit-sharing plan available to some employees, year-end bonuses for some employees, corporate discount program (e.g. retail, services, travel, etc.), discounted home insurance, discounted 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
Paid sick days employees receive 5 days off each year
Health plan includes traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs), 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. acupuncture, naturopathy), virtual healthcare services
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $4,000 each year
Fitness club subsidy up to $250 each year
Additional health plan information health and wellness spending accounts available through the company's flex plan
Wellness initiatives unique Vibrant Living program to promote health and wellness throughout the year (includes the onsite fitness centre, as well as massage therapy and a dedicated wellness and meditation room, annual health risk assessments), Power of Minds mental health program that features a team to direct employees to resources when needed
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 8 weeks
Parental top-up (mothers) up to 100% of salary for 8 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 100% of salary for 8 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 93% of salary for 15 weeks
Adoption assistance subsidy up to $5,000 per child
Additional family-friendly benefits extended parental leave to unpaid leave, phased-in return to work for new parents, academic scholarships of up to $2,000 per child
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting

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 5 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 6 weeks of vacation over their career
Previous experience considers previous work experience when setting annual vacation for new employees
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 online recognition platform, individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, long-service awards, tailored and unique rewards (e.g. travel)
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 6 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 new hire and intern orientation program

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 number of charities supported last year approximately 13 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported United Way of Toronto and York Region, Canadian Cancer Society, World Wildlife Fund Canada, Plan Canada, GlobalMedic, CAMH, 519 Toronto
Charitable giving matches employee donations
Community highlight P&G's annual charitable giving campaign, "P&G Gives Back," includes a citizenship strategy (addresses community impact, diversity and inclusion, environmental sustainability and gender equality) and a community impact strategy focused on improving the health and comfort of those in need. To encourage direct employee donations, the company matches financial donations with no maximum.
Pandemic-related community initiatives P&G fought to keep women’s hockey afloat in Canada during the pandemic, with its Secret brand making a $1-million donation to the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association -- the largest ever donation to women’s professional hockey in North America. The company has also donated over $4-million in cash, in-kind donations, and personal protective equipment donations, including hygiene kits to families and communities in need through shelters and food banks.

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2021):

  • P&G manages a mental health action plan, focused on creating awareness, fostering well-being and reducing stigma -- the company also created the Power of the Minds Champions Program to engage employees who have experience with mental health issues as role models and resources for others
  • 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 maintains a number of different employee resource groups, including the Black Professional Network, which has established formal partnerships with 13 Black student associations to facilitate on campus recruitment across three different post-secondary institutions
P&G employees celebrated at a Lunar New Year event  

Highlights

Industry Consumer product manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Brantford ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON, Belleville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,555
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Chief Diversity Officer
Formal commitment Canadian diversity council
Recruitment initiatives establishes diversity expectations based on the total pool of Canadians qualified for positions and creates targeted efforts to recruit and identify diverse candidates, ERGs such as the Black Professional Network and GABLE help recruit diverse talent (partnering with student associations, hosting recruitment sessions)
Employee resource groups ERGs receive company funding and are led by employees volunteers (who are in turn supported by an executive sponsor as well as an HR partner), P&G has 7 ERGs in Canada: Asian Professional Network, Black Professional Network, European Professional Network, French Network (French-speaking employees), GABLE (gay, allied, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees), Latin Network, Women's Network
Training and awareness mandatory course on diversity and inclusion as part of the onboarding process, inclusive leadership training, Leading a Mentally Healthy Workplace training for managers, Creating Inclusive Environments training organized by The 519
Diversity highlights mental health action plan created by P&G's Power of Minds team (which focuses on mental health), trans-inclusive washroom policy for the Toronto office, annual diversity and inclusion week in March with flagship International Women's Day event, mental health fair (experts and representatives from mental health organizations, panel of employees sharing their mental health experiences), Forward Together roundtable with HR leaders from other non-compete companies to discuss hot topics
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships Start Proud (sponsor), The 519 (LGBTQ+ community centre)
Supplier diversity programs dedicated program to grow supply-side business with women and minority-owned companies

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Procter & Gamble Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2022):

  • P&G invests significantly in its campus recruitment program and is actively involved in a number of virtual student initiatives and events, including virtual campus information sessions, social media competitions, appearing as guest speakers in senior classes and participating in networking events and career fairs
  • New hires and interns participate in the company's onboarding program with training sessions led by senior managers and executives -- employees in their first and second years of employment may also participate in training at the global P&G headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The company also hosts a global CEO challenge, a case competition for students to develop their business skills through real-world cases -- as part of the challenge, students can practice their problem-solving skills, learn more about the organization and potentially meet the CEO of the company during the global finals
Members of the human resources team at P&G connect for a virtual social event  

Highlights

Industry Consumer product manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Brantford ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON, Belleville ON, Québec QC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,434
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
In-house training programs orientation program, in-house training, online training, online employee skills inventory, mentoring, leadership training
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
Unique training and development opportunities interns have the opportunity to present a business project to an executive leader, employees participate in an annual (biannual for new hires) "triad" process for career discussions with their managers to indicate top areas of importance, "Growth Plan" individual employee-led learning plans, P&G Ignite enterprise-level training platform to increase digital capability, soft skills training opportunities (including leading a mentally healthy workplace training, mindfulness training, and managing within an inclusive mindset training, to name a few), P&G Leadership Academy Signature Series (global leadership learning path with a focus on leading oneself, managing others, and leading organizations)
Additional highlights tailored orientation program for new hires and interns with onboarding and training sessions, the organization's Children's Safe Drinking Water program donates 1 litre of clean water on behalf of each candidate who completes the organization's online assessment of the application process, sponsors the Start Proud conference and career fair for LGBTQ+ students transitioning to the workforce
Dedicated employee resource group New Hire Network for employees or interns with less than than 3 years of tenure at the organization (provides support, guidance, and organizes social events)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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 work in the head office's open work environment

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Consumer product manufacturing
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Parent company The Procter & Gamble Company
Parent company head office Cincinnati, OH, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Brantford ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON, Belleville 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 Brand Manager, Account Executive, Finance Manager, Supply Network Operations Manager, 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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