TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2012) - CST Consultants, one of Canada''s largest Registered Education Savings Plan providers has been ranked one of Canada''s 50 Best Small and Medium Sized Employers by PROFIT Magazine. Study results are posted at www.profitguide.com.
The study, now in its 8th year is published by PROFIT Magazine, Canada''s best read magazine for entrepreneurs and senior managers of small and medium sized businesses.
"We are very pleased to receive this recognition for our work," said C.S.T. Consultants Inc. President and CEO Sherry MacDonald." Our employees are the heart of CST, that''s why we are committed to creating an environment that inspires both personal and professional growth. We also have an incredibly engaging mission as an organization; to deliver solutions that enable every Canadian resident has the financial ability to pursue a post-secondary education."
"CST provides a friendly and welcoming environment for its employees," said CST Customer Care specialist Jack Mabanza. "It''s more than a job; it''s a family of committed believers helping other families have enough money to ensure their children get a post-secondary education."
CST employees have the opportunity to benefit from an open culture, employee wellness program, above-and-beyond rewards, performance bonuses, Employee Assistance Program, staff recognition events, educational assistance, computer loans, matching pension contributions, involvement or corporate support in numerous local events and organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity and the United Way.
The ranking is compiled from a confidential survey that determines employee engagement levels. It measures three key areas: employees'' willingness to say positive things about their employer to friends, colleagues and family; their desire and commitment to keep working at the company; and how much they strive to go ''above and beyond'' to help the organization succeed.
Study partners include Queen''s School of Business, Queen''s Centre for Business Venturing and AON Hewitt. More information about the Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada is available online at http://bsmestudycanada.com.
The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation is a non-profit organization that has been helping families save for post-secondary education for over fifty years. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Foundation, C.S.T. Consultants Inc. (CSTC) is the distributor and manager of the Canadian Scholarship Trust Plans. Focused exclusively on growing and protecting its planholders'' savings, CSTC currently manages $3.7 billion in assets for over 280,000 Canadian families. CSTC boasts a sales force of 640 located across the country. The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation offers its own awards for academic achievement and community engagement to those students in their Group Plans who are pursuing graduate studies. For more information about RESPs at CST go to www.cst.org.