Sears Canada Named One of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Sears Canada Named One of Canada's Top Employers for Young People 
Making Every Day a Great Day for Young Canadians 
TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Sears Canada announced today that it has been 
named to the list of "Canada's Top Employers for Young People" by the editors 
of Canada's Top 100 Employers project. 
"Our Company takes pride in putting practices in place that work to provide an 
environment which makes Sears a great place to work and we thank the editors 
of Canada's Top 100 Employers project for recognizing our commitment to young 
Canadians," said Doug Campbell, President and CEO, Sears Canada. "We are 
also proud to be a leader in Canada helping recent graduates create a 
long-term, potentially lifelong career, and we are pleased that Sears attracts 
young people to join our organization." 
"We are investing in programs that develop the careers of young Canadians and 
consequently a growing percentage of Sears associates in our head office are 
under the age of 30," said Sam Pisani, Vice-President of Human Resources at 
Sears Canada. "We offer paid internships, have launched the Sears Future 
Leaders and Analyst-In-Training program (AIT) and an in-depth orientation for 
new employees". AIT begins with a six-month immersion in a role to 
accelerate a young employee's understanding of business and skill development, 
offering concurrent formal training and work experience, followed by moving 
into a new role at Sears. 
The Sears Future Leaders program (FLP), which develops young Canadians for a 
future in either a merchandising-based or store-based career will welcome its 
second class of students this Fall. FLP is a management training program 
that combines in-class instruction and on-the-job experience spread over 
several months of intense individual learning and group study. 
To learn more about a career at Sears Canada, please visit 
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 181 
corporate stores, 246 hometown dealer stores, over 1,400 catalogue and online 
merchandise pick-up locations, 101 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home 
maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes 
Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping 
online at

SOURCE  Sears Canada Inc. 
Contact for Media: Alicia Richler Sears Canada, Corporate Communications 
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