Amanda asked Jason about his new company space, with 40,000 square feet and room for 300 employees, plans for growth and how they’ll use creativity to make the space their own. She also asked him about his current employee count and what he’s doing to attract top talent.
“The competition gets higher and higher here in Kanata, with all the big tier-ones realizing it’s a great city. We do a lot of things, word of mouth is still a big part – 60 to 70 per cent of our hires are still through word of mouth, people who want to work there. Three weeks ago we won Aon’s Platinum Best Employer which is great but we also do it to learn about our staff. So we go through the process, being a great place to work and winning awards helps and bringing them in to what we’re doing,” he said.
You.i TV currently employs around 200 people and recently won Aon’s Platinum-level Best Company Award.
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