OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - For the third time in the past five years,
The Conference Board of Canada has been recognized as one of the
National Capital Region's Top Employers for 2012.
"We are delighted with this recognition, which strengthens the
Conference Board's ability to attract and retain the high-calibre
talent who will enable our continued success," said Barb Hogberg,
Executive Director, Human Resources. "Part of the Conference Board's
mission is to create and share insights on organizational performance
through our research and networks. This mission inherently raises the
bar for our own HR practices."
The Conference Board of Canada is the foremost independent,
not-for-profit applied research organization in Canada, building
leadership capacity for a better Canada by creating and sharing
insights on economic trends, public policy issues, and organizational
The Conference Board has a competitive total compensation package, which
includes a variable pay program and a group RRSP program. Our employee
wellness initiatives include: various sports teams; on-site massage
therapy; and an annual fitness allowance for employees. One of our
eco-friendly practices is to provide free public transit passes for
employees—a much-coveted benefit.
It is an active and charter member of the Ottawa-based Employer Council
of Champions. This organization speaks with a collective voice for
employers, helping them successfully integrate skilled immigrants into
Ottawa's economy and community.
The National Capital Region's Top Employers is an annual competition
organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the Ottawa-area employers that
lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. The
winners are profiled in a special Ottawa Citizen supplement, released today.
SOURCE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA
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