BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The editors of Canada's Top 100
Employers have recognized Sodexo as one of Canada's leading employers
for people under thirty years old.Companies are assessed on their
programs to attract and retain younger workers. The recognition from
Mediacorp Canada is based on a number of initiatives which Sodexo has
implemented across the country, including Sodexo's popular Rising Stars
program, which offers placements for interns, co-op students and new
managers to assist their advancement in the organization.
"Sodexo's strategic plan is to be an employer of choice, of which
engagement of all employees is a factor," says Vanessa White, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources for Sodexo
Canada. "Formal career planning and succession planning programs encourage our
young employees to think about where their career will take them. We
don't just want to manage aspects of someone's career; we want to see
our employees have long and fulfilling careers with Sodexo."
Sodexo's formal mentorship and training programs offer skill and
competency building and give young employees personalized support
toward achieving success. These programs receive positive feedback and
play a key role in retaining younger workers.
Sodexo's human resource policies also take feedback from younger workers
into account regarding work-life balance, flexible working
arrangements, business casual dress code, tuition reimbursement,
commitment to diversity and international opportunities.
To learn more about Sodexo's careers, visit sodexo.ca and click on Careers.
Sodexo in Canada
Sodexo has been delivering On-Site Services in Canada for over 40 years.
Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo Canada has consolidated its
position by providing a range of Quality of Life Services for clients,
their employees and visitors in the corporate, education, healthcare
and remote sites segments. Delivering more than 850 different food and
facilities management solutions across 750+ sites, Sodexo is a market
leader in Canada in terms of revenue and consumers served and has been
recognized as a top employer for the past three consecutive years.
Sodexo Canada is proud to have created the Sodexo Foundation, an
independent charitable organization that has donated over a million
meals to at risk youth in Canada since it was founded in 2000. Follow
us on Twitter @SodexoCanada
Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an
essential factor in individual and organizational performance.
Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 75 million consumers each day
through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and
Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than
100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed
over more than 45 years of experience: from reception, safety,
maintenance and cleaning, to foodservices and facilities and equipment
management; from Meal Pass, Gift Pass and Mobility Pass benefits for
employees to in-home assistance and concierge services. Sodexo's
success and performance are founded on its independence, its
sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and
engage its 420,000 employees throughout the world.
Key Figures (as of August 31, 2012)
Sodexo in the world
Sodexo in Canada
18.2 billion euro consolidated revenue
420 000 employees
1 million consumers served daily
20th largest employer worldwide
80 consumers served daily
850+ service solutions
75 million consumers served daily
9.5 billion euro market capitalization (as of November 7 2012)
SOURCE: Sodexo Canada
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