YW Interview: Eric Gales

What Makes Microsoft Canada a #1 Place to Work? President Eric Gales reveals the keys to their success 

Microsoft Canada was recently ranked number one for large organizations with 1000+ employees by Great Place to Work® Institute. At our annual conference entitled “Secrets of a Thriving Workplace”, Microsoft Canada’s President Eric Gales expressed his joy in making it to the number one ranking, and shared his approach on how to create a great workplace for employees.

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, (more than 50% of their workforce is in Toronto), Microsoft Canada has eight other sites across the country and more than 1,000 full-time people in sales, marketing, services and support. Leadership, gender diversity and an investment in people have been the focus of Microsoft Canada, and it clearly works in terms of creating a “Best Workplace”.

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