TD's most creative jobs, moving the dial for women in STEM and the rise of "milleni-factors": TD's top November headlines

You've endured the first snowfall, battled shoppers for the best deals on Black Friday, and are gearing up for the holiday rush, so why not spend some time relaxing by a cozy fire while catching up on the latest TD news? Here's a look at our top stories from November.

#InclusionAndDiversity

Krystal Abotossaway, TD's Talent Acquisition Strategic Sourcing Partner – Indigenous Peoples, discussed how TD's Indigenous recruitment strategy is different and shared her insights on why a successful hiring strategy is about people, not numbers.

#FinancialAdviceToMyYoungerSelf

Read about why Lisa Driscoll, SVP Personal Lending, Merchant Solutions and Financial Literacy, regrets cashing out investments to pay for a beach vacation rather than take on debt to finance her trip in the latest edition of Financial Advice to My Younger Self.

#Market Update

A slowdown in the U.S. economyU.S. midterm elections, the ETF market and equity market volatility – TD's own Bruce Cooper breaks down what happened in the markets in November. Have a listen.

#movethedial

Last month, the TD Newsroom spoke with trailblazer Kirstine Stewart, President and Chief Revenue Officer at TribalScale, about why she loves working in tech, who inspires her, and why diversity and inclusion are critical forthe industry to succeed.

Last month Teri Currie, Group Head, Canadian Personal Banking, TD Bank Group, took part in a keynote conversation at #movethedial's global summit in Toronto last month where she discussed ways to increase female leadership in technology and build a more inclusive industry.

#RunItLikeAGirl

TD's Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Canadian Banking, joined the Run It Like a Girl podcast to discuss the importance of diversity, the challenges of balancing work and family life, and the value of being a lifelong learner. Have a listen!

#TDExplains

Because customers sometimes have questions about our products and how they work we are tackling these in our new TD Explains series. Our first one is about creditor insurance.

#KidsAndMoney

An entire generation of children are growing up in a world of digital payments instead of using cash. According to a new survey from TD, nearly 68 per cent of parents said their children are more, or just as comfortable using digital payments as they are handling cash. Click here to learn more about the importance of teaching children about money management in a digital age.

#TDArt

Prominent contemporary Indigenous artist, Rebecca Belmore’s new video art piece, Nibi (which is the Anishinaabemowin word for water) was on display at the Queen and Bay branch in downtown Toronto. Check out this video to learn more about the story behind Belmore's work and TD's new digital art strategy.

#TheJoyofReading

Ahead of the Toronto Santa Claus Parade, a pair of grade four students were among the first to say hello to Jolly ol' Saint Nick as recognition for their outstanding participation in this year's TD Summer Reading Club.

In November, we announced the winners of the 2018 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award and the Prix TD de Littérature Canadienne pour l’enfance et la Jeunesse. Find out more about the winners and their very Canadian stories here.

#Milleni-factors

According to a new survey commissioned by TD, high net worth millennials are more likely to say they believe it's important to leave a legacy through philanthropy or other types of giving than previous generations. Learn more about this group of "milleni-factors" and find tips for leaving some or all of your estate to charity here.

#EconomicUpdate

On November 21, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the government’s annual fall update to its fiscal and economic outlook. Brian DePratto, Senior Economist, shared his thoughts on the update and what it means for Canadians.

#MeetTD

In the latest iteration of our 'Meet TD' series, we introduce you to some of the people working in creative roles at the bank that add new depths and dimension to our culture.  

Meet Amy Korczynski, Archivist, and find out how her desire to preserve and share stories from the past is helping to shape the bank's future.

And meet Stuart Keeler, Senior Art Curator, who is helping to amplify all voices in Canadian art.

#BlackFriday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have a reputation amongst bargain hunters, but are they truly the great deal-getting holiday sales they're cracked up to be? Last month we shared three simple tips to help you save on Black Friday bargains.

#ReasonsToCelebrate

The Women's Executive Network (WXN) recently released its annual listing of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women, celebrating the accomplishments of female leaders from across the country. TD's own Norie Campbell, Group Head, Customer and Colleague Experience, and Barbara Hooper, Executive Vice President, Treasury & Corporate Development, were among the outstanding women honoured at the annual awards gala in Toronto.

#Innovation

TD's Michael Rhodes, Group Head, Innovation, Technology and Shared Services shared his insights on how artificial intelligence will transform the customer experience, disrupt the future, and even improve health outcomes for those living with diabetes in this video.

#AYearInReview

On November 29, TD announced its financial results for the fourth quarter. Q4 was another terrific quarter for TD, with reported earnings of $3 billion, up 9%, and EPS of $1.58, up 11% from a year ago. Click here to see the highlights from TD's quarterly financial results

Last month, Bharat Masrani, CEO and Group President, TD Bank Group shared his message to shareholders on TD's performance in 2018 and how we are helping our customers own the future. Read his remarks here, and be sure to check out TD's 2018 Annual Report – Own the Future.