The Great Place to Work Institute recognizes Info-Tech Research Group as one of Canada's Best Workplaces for the 5th time

Info-Tech Research Group proudly announces acknowledgement as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for 2013 by the Great Place to Work® Institute

London, ON – For the fifth time since 2007 Info-Tech Research Group is proud to be recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada. The full list will appear in a special national report on Wednesday April 10th, 2013 in The Globe and Mail.


“We are thrilled to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for 2013,” said Joel McLean, Founder and CEO of Info-Tech Research Group.  “Being recognized as one of the best workplaces in Canada is a tremendous accomplishment in itself, and to have been recognized 5 times since 2007 is a true testament to our outstanding team here. We firmly believe that a company is only as good as its people and we are so proud that our employees find Info-Tech Research Group a great place to work.”


When you think about IT research and advisory the word “fun” doesn’t immediately come to mind, but Info-Tech Research Group is a company of outstanding individuals who work hard,  play hard and consistently strive for excellence. By fostering a fun work culture that allows employees to balance work and life, our employees in turn give us their passion and commitment to drive success, making Info-Tech Research Group the fastest growing IT research firm in North America.


Celebrating our employees and their accomplishments is a part of daily life at Info-Tech Research Group. Whether that is through monthly team building events, appreciation awards for employees who go above and beyond, or through our Annual President’s Club where we celebrate top performers with a one week 5-star all inclusive vacation, we believe that having an engaged staff always has a positive ROI.  


“I have been at Info-Tech for 13 years and have stayed for a number of reasons. The culture and dynamics are unlike any other, and I have seen success because I believe in the products and services we offer our clients,” says Brad Durston, Account Manager for Info-Tech Research Group. “There is no other organization that has events, incentives and supports charities the way Info-Tech does. In addition, Info-Tech treats every employee with the utmost respect."


Info-Tech Research Group continues to grow and is currently hiring throughout the organization. For information on how you can be a part of the Info-Tech Research Group team please visit


This list of “Best Workplaces in Canada” is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada.  The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from a 58-statement survey completed by a random selection of employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the organization’s culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a great place to work®: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.

This year’s list received over 300 nominations and over 57,000 employees participated in the 2013 “Best Workplaces in Canada” survey. 

For information on how to participate in next year’s “Best Workplaces in Canada” list or on how to create a Great Place to Work®, please contact the Institute at or visit


About the Great Place to Work® Institute: Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research and management consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and a presence in 46 countries worldwide. Our mission is to improve society by creating better workplaces. We are best-known for our global Best Workplaces Programme, which we produce in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as the Globe and Mail, the Financial Times and Fortune. With more than 5,500 organizations surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world’s largest of its kind. We believe passionately that any company or organization can become a great place to work. Our mission is to help you do it.


About Info-Tech Research Group

With a paid membership of over 30,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group ( is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm. 

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