PEER Group named a 2019 Best Workplace™ for Mental Wellness

Kitchener, Ontario – May 14, 2019

GPTW Mental Wellness

The PEER Group Inc. is pleased to announce that our company has been named to the 2019 List of Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness. PEER Group received this honour after Great Place to Work® reviewed direct feedback from employees across hundreds of organizations.

“Great Place to Work was especially interested in our efforts to enhance teamwork and communication. We rolled out companywide DiSC Profile training, hoping to gain a deeper appreciation for how each of us responds to conflict, how we approach problem-solving differently, what motivates us, and what causes us stress,” says Janice Retterath, Director of HR and Administration at PEER Group.

“The training has had a positive impact on our overall mental wellness, by helping us communicate from a place of understanding, trust, and laughter. Several of our people have noticed a big improvement in their interaction styles,” she continues.

In addition to this award from Great Place to Work, PEER Group has also been named a Best Workplace in Canada (#3 in 2019!), a Certified Best Workplace, and a Best Workplace for Technology, Millennials, Inclusion, Women, and Giving Back. See our Awards webpage for details.

To learn more about creating trusting relationships that enable mental wellness at work, download the free Great Place to Work® Employer Guide called “Trust as the Foundation for Mental Wellness at Work” created in partnership with Sklar Wilton & Associates.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Conducting the world’s largest workplace study, surveying over 8,000 organizations representing more than 10 million employees in more than 50 countries, GPTW provides tremendous understanding of effective business cultures and the increasingly complex marketplace. Through proprietary assessment tools and services, GPTW recognizes the world's Best Workplaces™ in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). GPTW provides the benchmarks and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplaces, and it supports clients as this accelerating pace of change compels organizations to continuously adapt, innovate and thrive.

About PEER Group

Smart Manufacturing starts with factory automation software. PEER Group® is the largest supplier of factory automation software for OEMs and factories in the semiconductor and related industries. We help lower the cost of automation for our customers by solving their most challenging equipment automation, data management and process control problems. We received Intel Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for our work in 2015-2018 and are recognized on the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces Canada (2013-2019) and Branham300 (2012-2018) lists. Follow us on social at linkedin.com/company/the-peer-group and @peergroup_inc.