Power to the people

How Capital Power helped new hires hit the ground running with onboarding program
By Bill Mitchell
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/27/2012

Before the recession, Capital Power was fighting an uphill battle to find the right talent in Alberta.

During the economic downturn, talent brownouts continued in certain roles, which posed a tough challenge for an organization operating across North America. Capital Power had to ensure its success in bringing in new talent wasn’t marginalized by long ramp-up times to full productivity or, even worse, lost to turnover.

A newly independent power producer, Capital Power has 950 employees, operations spread across the continent and a growth strategy with a base case to triple in generating size by 2020.