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TD Bank Financial Group Named One Of The Ten Best Companies to Work For in Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group (TDBFG) has been recognized by the Financial Post's Ten Best Companies to Work For competition, organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This designation profiles fast growing employers in Canada that offer exceptional working conditions and career advancement opportunities. Employers were evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers to determine which ones are growing fastest in their fields, based on both revenue growth and the size of their workforce. Additional criteria used for selection included work and social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management and training; skills development; recruitment practices; physical workplace; and community involvement. Fast-growing employers were also compared to other companies in their industry to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. "Attracting and retaining the best and brightest people is a huge part of how TD has grown into a leading North American bank," said Teri Currie, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, TDBFG. "Being chosen as one of the Top Ten Companies to Work For is something we're very proud of because it speaks to our constant focus on making TD a great place for our employees. Our people tell us they value the support and opportunity TD provides them to pursue many different jobs within the bank over the course of their careers," Currie added. TD Bank Financial Group has also been recognized as the only major Canadian Financial Institution to be named one of the Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Places to Work Institute. About TD Bank Financial Group The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group serves more than 14 million customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Canada Trust; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Banknorth; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD Bank Financial Group also ranks among the world's leading on-line financial services firms, with more than 4.5 million on-line customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CDN$404 billion in assets, as of July 31, 2007. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under the symbol "TD", as well as on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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