RBC is recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - RBC has been selected as one of Canada's "Top 
100 Employers" by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in its annual survey of Canadian 
To develop this year's Top 100 list, Mediacorp examined the recruitment 
histories of over 75,000 employers across Canada. From this initial group, 
editors invited 25,000 employers across the country to apply. 
The recognition program looks at people practices and was based on an 
assessment of many aspects of the workplace including training and career 
development, total rewards, employee communications, diversity, performance 
management and community involvement. 
"The stars in this story are RBC employees, who make the difference for our 
clients and RBC a great place to work,"said Zabeen Hirji, chief human 
resources officer at RBC. "This recognition reflects a source of our strength 
- the combination of our employees' ongoing commitment to RBC's vision, their 
pride in being a part of the RBC team, and the company's commitment to 
employee success. Together we have all created a workplace where both what we 
achieve and how we achieve it matters." 
RBC was recognized for rewards that go above and beyond traditional 
compensation, such as flexible work arrangements, a flexible health benefits 
plan, and career development and opportunities. Employees don't have identical 
needs and priorities so RBC's programs are designed with the flexibility to 
enable employees to achieve their professional goals and reach their full 
The Canada's Top 100 Employers competition is the largest editorial project of 
its kind in Canada. This year's winners are being announced today in a special 
editorial supplement in The Globe and Mail. 
For the full list of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2014, visit 
About RBC
RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, 
sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2012, we contributed more 
than $95 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community 
investments of more than $64 million and $31 million in sponsorships. In 2013, 
the company announced a five-year, $100 million commitment to helping one 
million kids. 
RBC employs approximately 80,000 full and part-time people who serve more than 
15 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 49 other countries. RBC has been 
recognized as one of Canada's 2013 Best Workplaces, one of the Best Employers 
for New Canadians and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. For more 
information, please visit rbc.com.

Elynn Wareham, Manager, External Communications, 416 
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