Point2 Technologies Named One of 20 Top Employers for 2010 in Saskatchewan

19 10 2009

We are proud and equally humbled to see Point2 rank amongst some of the best companies in the province of Saskatchewan to work for. Please find the full announcement below. A complete list of the Top 20 Employers can also be found at: http://www.canadastop100.com/sk/.

Saskatoon, SK and Vancouver, BC – October 17, 2009 – Point2 Technologies Inc. (“Point2”) today announced that it has been selected as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2010 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., featured today in the province of Saskatchewan”s two largest daily newspapers, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and the Regina Leader-Post.

“We are extremely honoured to be recognized as one of the top employers in the province of Saskatchewan,” said Saul Klein, Chief Executive Officer, Point2 Technologies Inc. “We share this privilege with every employee at Point2. Their input, dedication and relentless drive are what inspires and fuels our employee programs and benefits each so deserves.”

“An engaged and motivated workforce has always been one of Point2’s most important priorities, and we are committed to constantly improving how we do things,” said Barry Willick, President, Point2 Technologies Inc. “The Top Employer designation is a great reflection of our commitment to our employees, and mostly a reflection of employee feedback, participation and leadership on many of our creative programs.”

Now in its fifth year, Saskatchewan’s Top Employers (http://www.canadastop100.com/sk/) competition is an annual program that recognizes organizations that take a lead in offering exceptional places to work. The competition, which drew a record number of applications this year is organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers project.

“Point2 distinguished themselves in a very competitive field,” said Tony Meehan, Publisher of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

Employers nominated for Saskatchewan’s Top Employers designation were graded on eight criteria, namely (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.

Point2’s inclusion on Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2010 highlighted a number of central employee benefits, including i) company matched retirement savings plan contributions, ii) career development and training programs including on-going education subsidy, iii) comprehensive onsite health and fitness facilities, iv) new employee referral financial bonus rewards and, v) extended annual paid vacations starting with three weeks for new employees and increasing to five weeks based on years of service.

About Point2 Technologies Inc.

Point2 Technologies develops and markets web-based inventory management and online marketing software solutions for the real estate (www.Point2Agent.com) and heavy equipment industries (www.Point2Manager.com)

Point2 also owns and operates the real estate consumer portal, Point2 Homes (www.Point2Homes.com), and the used heavy equipment marketplace, UsedIron (www.UsedIron.com). More information can be found at www.Point2.com. For ongoing news about Point2, please visit www.point2.com/news.asp.

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