Tuesday, February 28, 2012

triOS College Named Again As One of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies

triOS College Named Again As One of Canada’s
50 Best Managed Companies

triOS College won the Best Managed award in 2010 and became a re-qualified member in 2011

Mississauga, ON – triOS College continues to set the pace for Canadian education and prevailed over hundreds of other applicants to win a 2011 Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Best Managed) award for their outstanding achievement in career training and education.  This prestigious award is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, and Queen’s School of Business.

“Companies that successfully re-qualify for the prestigious Canada’s 50 Best Managed Program are making a positive impact in the Canadian marketplace by pursuing innovation and investing in meeting the needs of their clients,” said Jon Hountalas, Executive Vice-President, Business Banking, CIBC.

Established in 1993, the Canada’s Best Managed Companies is a national awards program, recognizing Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways.  Applications are reviewed by an independent judging panel that evaluates how companies address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.

Spanning across Southern Ontario, triOS is a company that prides itself on improving lives by sharing knowledge of information and technology.  In an extremely competitive market; such as the career training sector, triOS has been able to outperform their competitors.  They do this with curriculum concentration, achieving sustainable growth, and finding employment for their graduates.

“We are thrilled to once again be a winner of this prestigious award.  For over 20 years, we have changed the lives of thousands of students by giving them the knowledge and skills to start new careers.  It is wonderful to be recognized for the efforts that go into the selection and training of employees, continual focus on campus upgrades, positive presence in the community, constantly improving curriculum, and an dedicated Career Services team who find jobs for our graduates,” said Frank Gerencser, Chairman & CEO of triOS College.

triOS is a unique organization inside and out and has previously been recognized by Microsoft as a top training partner in Canada. From the proprietary state-of-the-art administration service called TCAS which automates marketing, admissions, financial aid, training operations and placement allowing staff members to instantly pull up student stats, grades, program information, reports and much more, to the launch of industry-needed programs, triOS is unlike any other typical College.

“Over the past 18 years, Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies program has recognized the most innovative and Best Managed Companies in Canada.  We are delighted to celebrate the accomplishments of triOS College,” said John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services, Deloitte.

2011 winners of the Canada’s 50 Best Companies award, along with the Requalified winners, Gold Standard winners, and Platinum Club members will be honoured at the annual Best Managed gala in Toronto on March 27, 2012.  On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million.  Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices.  The awards are granted on three levels: 1)  Best Managed winner (one of the 50 new winners selected each year); 2)  Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation.  Companies may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 4)  Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years).  Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, and Queen’s School of Business.  For further information, visit  Visit the online community for private companies the Best Managed channel on the Financial Post Executive site:            

About triOS College
triOS College is registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act of Ontario and was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. triOS has graduated thousands of students into rewarding careers since its inception in 1992. triOS offers a career-focused approach to education enabling graduates to start careers in business, technology, healthcare, and law. Students receive real-world experience from internship placements included in most programs. triOS has campus locations across Southern Ontario including: Windsor, London, Kitchener, Hamilton, Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto, Scarborough and Oshawa. More information about triOS College may be found at


For further information, please contact:


Brittany Tkach, triOS College Communications Coordinator, 905.814.7212 x1037 or

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Employment, Skill, and Knowledge for Pharmaceutical Industry

What are the skills that pharmaceutical companies are looking for? What are the most important skills of a successful job-seeker?
Surveys of top job-search experts and human resources specialists in the pharmaceutical industry indicate that time after time pharmaceutical employers are looking for the following in the prospective employees;
Technical/Job Related Skills – It is expected that the applicant be familiar with the job function and have the experience and knowledge to perform the job confidently and competently.
Communication Skills – most employers put this skill in the top three of their list. Communication skills refer to one-on-one verbal language skills, writing skills, presentation skills, and the ability to convey thoughts and ideas in a clear and professional manner.
Willingness to Learn – nowadays with the fast pace of the technological change employers are looking for individuals that are willing and able to learn new skill sets.
Teamwork Skills – employers want to know how you work in the team environment and how you can contribute to the success of their team.
For individuals in the job market it is quite imperative to not only have the skills that employers are looking for but also to be able to provide evidence at the interview time to support their claim. 
Career colleges like Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) have taken number of initiatives to assists individuals to become successfully employed in the pharmaceutical industry through relevant and to-the-point training, skills development and education. AAPS is a career college licensed by ministry of training, colleges, and universities offering applied education and hands-on training for individuals seeking to gain employment with the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. 

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