Air Georgian honoured as a top Canadian employer: survey
By Air Georgian
March 11, 2015, Toronto - Air Georgian has been recognized as one of “Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers” for 2015 as per the annual employer survey conducted by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
By Air Georgian
In selecting Air Georgian, Mediacorp highlighted the familial work environment and close-knit culture, the ongoing investment in employees through training and development, employee recognition events, the company’s Loss of License Insurance program as well as their community involvement.
“We are proud to be one of ‘Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers’. Our employees’ dedication and commitment to ensuring the highest standards of safety and customer service have contributed to our success. They are empowered to perform with purpose, and this is achieved through our dedication to maintaining a foundation of trust and a cultural promise to work as a team. Communication and employee input is embraced in order to activate participation,” says Eric Edmondson, President and CEO of Air Georgian.
Air Georgian was evaluated against eight key areas: (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. The employers chosen this year are leaders in their industry in attracting and retaining quality employees.
Gabriella Marsala, Manager of Human Resources says, “We have several long serving employees which is truly a testament to our success. I attribute this to our family-like work setting. We take good care of our employees. Everyone is valued for their opinions and contributions. The value we place on our employees grows confidence and builds loyalty.”
To develop this year’s list, over 75,000 employers across Canada were examined. Employers were asked to complete an extensive application process that included a detailed review of their operations and HR practices, comparing them to others in their industry and region. This year’s list includes large and small employers from a range of industries, offering varying benefits and working conditions.