TORONTO -- (Business Wire)
AIG Insurance Company of Canada (AIG Canada), the Canadian-based
subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), today
announced it has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for
Young People. Managed by Mediacorp, the annual editorial competition
recognizes the best places to work in Canada by evaluating each
employer, based on the programs and initiatives they offer to attract
and retain young people.
Since 2002, the special designation is awarded to organizations that
offer such benefits as tuition assistance, co-op programs, mentorship,
comprehensive learning and development and paid bonuses when employees
complete certain courses or professional designations. The editors at
the Top 100 project also review each employer’s career management
programs designed to advance the career paths of young people.
“Young professionals seek a career with a higher purpose and a deeper
meaning,” said Lynn Oldfield, President and Chief Executive Officer of
AIG Canada. “The Property Casualty insurance industry offers the
opportunity to help put people and businesses back together following a
claim. At AIG, we provide a host of risk mitigation services to help
enable our clients to transfer their most challenging risks, while
capitalizing on today’s advancements in technology.”
“AIG has created a comprehensive suite of programming to attract and
retain Canada’s best and brightest,” said Elizabeth Mcsavaney, Director,
Human Resources, AIG Canada. “We strongly believe in investing in our
staff members. For over 50 years, we have launched the careers of many
AIG Canada offers numerous programs and policies designed to attract and
retain young people and staff members of all ages. These include the
Innovation boot camps for teams of high potential employees, enabling
collaboration, thought leadership and product innovation. Participants
present innovative business plans to a panel of global executives
seeking authorization to operationalize their proposals within AIG.
An analyst program to help students in their final year of
undergraduate study gain on-the-job experience.
Employee Resource Groups such as Women & Allies, Young Professionals,
and LGBT & Allies to help employees connect and create supportive
Competitive benefits package not linked to tenure. All employees are
eligible for a short term incentive bonus, and there is no waiting
period for company pension / employer contributed savings plan.
External recognition of itsyoung professionals through award
nomination. This recognition includes two Insurance Business Canada
magazine Young Gun awards and one Young Insurance Professional of the
Year award from the Young Insurance Professionals Toronto organization.
Global Mobility Program which is an opportunity to work anywhere in
the world AIG has offices.
Volunteer Time Off (two days off per calendar year) to give back to
the communities in which AIG operates.
Tuition reimbursement in the form oftwo courses per semester.
Generous paid time off. All staff members receive a full 26 days of
paid time off annually at time of hire.
Designation awards, spot awards, employee recognition awards, and
service awards. All designed to recognize outstanding contributions.
The designation amounts range from $500 to $1,000 for qualifying
Flexible work arrangements.Staff members can choose to work
some days from home rather than commute to the office.
Formal mentoring program. Mentees are paired with a seasoned
mentor for a twelve month term.
Early career program (internship and full-time). The Early Career
program is designed to give employees the training and skills they
need to have a rewarding and successful career. Eligibility extends to
university students looking for internships, recent university
graduates, those with less than two years of work experience, and
professionals seeking a new career path. The program also includes the
global induction summit. This in-person summit is held at AIG’s global
headquarters in New York. This interactive experience provides
participants with an invaluable networking opportunity with their
peers and business leadership.
Work experience through its paid co-op program. In partnership with
local universities, AIG Canada regularly hires co-op students for four
month work terms within various underwriting lines of business. AIG
has a successful track record of converting co-op placements into
full-time hires after completion of the program.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance
organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide
range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement
products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80
countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products
and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets,
manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is
listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com
| YouTube: www.youtube.com/aig
| Twitter: @AIGinsurance www.twitter.com/AIGinsurance
| LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/aig.
These references with additional information about AIG have been
provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such
websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.
AIG is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty, life and
retirement, and general insurance operations of American International
Group, Inc. AIG Insurance Company of Canada is the licensed underwriter
of AIG Commercial and Consumer insurance products in Canada. Coverage
may not be available in all provinces and territories and is subject to
actual policy language. Non-insurance products and services may be
provided by independent third parties. The AIG logo and AIG are
trademarks of American International Group, Inc., used under license by
AIG Insurance Company of Canada. Additional information about AIG Canada
can be found at www.aig.ca.
© 2018 American International Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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