LONDON, ON, March 22 /CNW/ - Last night, Ernst & Young's progressive
hiring, retaining and recognition practices won the firm the Excellence in
Human Resources Award at the London Chamber of Commerce's 24th Annual Business
Achievement Awards. Over 1,200 people attended the gala, held at London
Convention Centre, to celebrate distinguished businesses in the community. The
Excellence in Human Resources Award is based on recruiting, recognition and
retention practices at companies facing talent shortages in London.
"Ernst & Young is committed to our 'People First' culture, providing an
inclusive environment that is supportive of continued learning, flexibility,
and our people meeting their personal and professional goals," said Denis
Lemieux, Ernst & Young's managing partner for South-Western Ontario.
"Receiving this award is an honour."
Ernst & Young's innovative people-friendly culture and positive work
environment continues to secure the firm prestigious top employer awards,
- Great Place to Work Institute's 2006 Best Places to Work in Canada
list (ranked 13 of 30)
- Financial Post's 2007 list of the Ten Best Companies To Work For in
- Macleans magazine's 2007 list of Canada's Top 100 Employers (Ernst &
Young is the only Big Four firm to make the list six times)
- Today's Parent magazine's 2007 ranking of the Top 10 family-friendly
Ernst & Young's People First culture is a high-performing environment
where people can grow and succeed while delivering quality service to clients.
About Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, is committed to
restoring the public's trust in professional services firms and in the quality
of financial reporting. Its 114,000 people in 140 countries pursue the highest
levels of integrity, quality and professionalism in providing a range of
sophisticated services centred on our core competencies of auditing,
accounting, tax and transactions. Further information about Ernst & Young and
its approach to a variety of business issues can be found at
ey.com/perspectives. Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member
firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal
entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited does not provide services to clients.
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