BURLINGTON, ON, Feb. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The CUMIS Group Limited (CUMIS) has
been recognized among Canada's best small and medium employers. Queen's
University's School of Business released its annual list of the 50 Best Small/Medium Employers in Canada, which appears in the March issue of PROFIT magazine, available on
newsstands today. The study is conducted with the assistance of Aon
Hewitt, a global human resource consulting firm by measuring engagement
from confidential surveys completed by employees, business leaders and
human resources professionals.
The list is comprised of Canadian companies with 50 to 399 permanent
employees. According to the survey results, some of the areas of
strength for CUMIS were that a large majority of employees would highly
recommend it as a place to work, staff members feel it has a strong
record of corporate social responsibility, and they have access to
excellent learning and development opportunities.
"The confidential surveys provide us with very valuable feedback from
our staff members, which helps us be a responsive and supportive
employer," said Kevin Daniel, President and Chief Operating Officer.
"When a majority of employees would, without hesitation, recommend the
organization to a friend seeking employment, it tells us we are
providing a very positive work environment."
Aon Hewitt's confidential employee surveys gauge "employee engagement,"
which it describes as a measurement of employees' willingness to speak
positively about their employer, their desire to work there, and the
extra effort they are willing to exert to ensure the success of the
company. Firms with high engagement scores tend to attract and retain
employees, and their staff members are committed to achieving corporate
About The CUMIS Group Limited
The CUMIS Group Limited (CUMIS) partners with credit unions to deliver
competitive insurance and financial solutions. In doing so, it creates
financial security and promotes the growth and success of the credit
union system in Canada. CUMIS' principal companies are CUMIS Life
Insurance Company and CUMIS General Insurance Company, and it has a 50
per cent interest in Credential Financial Inc. CUMIS is jointly owned
by Co-operators Life Insurance Company and Central 1 Credit Union.
SOURCE The Co-operators
For further information:
Co-operators Life Insurance Company