Lush, Chubb Insurance, Delta Hotels among best employers for 2016: Study

Best employers see higher sales, profit, employee retention
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/09/2015

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada and Delta Hotels and Resorts are among the 80 Best Employers in Canada for 2016, according to Aon Hewitt.

These companies “set the mark” for engaging employees, demonstrating effective leadership, building a performance culture and leveraging the strength of their employer brand.

Globally, Aon has found Best Employers drive four percentage points higher operating profit than the average organization and six percentage points higher sales growth. They also have athird less staff turnover than their counterparts.

Where previous studies focusedon employee engagement as the primary requirement for Best Employer status,this year’s study is based on four indices of workplace effectiveness:

Engagement: Employees speak positively about their employer,intend to stay and are motivated to exert extra effort at work.

Leadership: Leaders treat employees as valued contributors,engage employees in the vision and lead the organization to success

Performance Culture: Employees are aligned toorganizational goals and are rewarded and recognized for their contribution

Employer Brand: Employees are proud of being part of the organization and can clearly explain what makes their employer different from others

2016 Best Employers in Canada

Large employers

(platinum level)

Aecon Group

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada

ATB Financial

Bennett Jones

Birchwood Automotive Group

Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Chubb Insurance Company of Canada

CIMA+ Partenaire de genie

Clark Builders

Davis Automotive Group

Delta Hotels and Resorts

Edward Jones

EllisDon

Farm Credit Canada

Federal Express Canada

Intact Financial

Keg Restaurants

Kevera

Libro Credit union

Loyalty One

Maritime Travel

Marriott International

MNP

OpenRoad Auto Group

PCL Constructors

Purdy’s Chocolatier

Stikeman Elliott

The Co-operators

The Dilawri Group

(gold level)

Banque Nationale

BCAA

Cintas Canada

Cossette Communication

Equitable Bank

Gowling Lafleur Henderson

La Coop fédérée

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

Mouvement Desjardins

Pembina Pipeline

Pomeroy Lodging

Skyline Group of Companies

Small and medium-sized employers

(platinum level)

Assumption Life

Back in Motion Rehab

BlueShore Financial

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Cybertech Group of Companies

DLGL Technologies

DevFacto Technologies

Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network

Etelesolv

GEF Seniors Housing

Gibraltar Systems Integration

Intelex Technologies

Jayman BUILT Group of Companies

Klick Health

LGM Financial Services

National Leasing

Nulogy

PGL Environmental Consultants

Réal Huot

RLB

Ryan

Solutions 2 GO

Solvera Solutions

The Berkeley Retirement Residences

Trisura Guarantee Insurance

Unitron

Vigilant Global

(gold level)

Addenda Capital

Boa-Franc

Boone Plumbing and Heating Supply

Groupe Financier PEAK

Kawartha Credit Union

Kingston Ross Pasnak

Lakeside Process Controls

Medgate

Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada

OPTIMUS – SBR

The Sovereign General Insurance Company

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