People First HR Services

People Corporation Ranks as one of Canada’s 2014 PROFIT 500 firms

People First

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – June 12, 2014 – People First HR Services, a People Corporation Company, is proud to share the announcement, that People Corporation has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada as part of PROFIT Magazine’s PROFIT 500 ranking for 2014.

Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. A joint venture between Canada’s premier business brands, the PROFIT 500 is published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at People Corporation reported a five-year revenue growth of 377%.

“Being included again as part of the PROFIT 500 is particularly gratifying, as this represents the fourth time we have been recognized for our outstanding growth by Canadian Business, PROFIT and – in 2010 and 2011 as part of PROFIT 50’s rankings which recognize two-year revenue growth, and last year as part of the PROFIT 500 list,” said Mr. Laurie Goldberg, Chairman and CEO.

“The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country’s entrepreneurial community,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. “Their stories are lessons in business strategy, innovation, management excellence and sheer tenacity.”

Mr. Goldberg went on to say, “What is also gratifying is that our vision to build the leading independent national provider of group benefits, group retirement and HR consulting services in Canada, with the best consultants delivering innovative and customized solutions to our clients, is taking hold and we are not only a leader in our industry but within corporate Canada.”

About PROFIT and

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 32 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About People Corporation

People is a national provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services. The Company has offices across Canada, each led by a team of experts and backed by the resources of a national company that is traded on the TSX-V. Our industry experts provide uniquely valuable insight while customizing our innovative suite of services to the specific needs of our clients. Whatever your sector, whatever your scale, putting our expertise and proven track record to work will make a difference to your people and your bottom line.

Further information is available at


Debra Jonasson-Young
President, People First HR Services