OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Egg Farmers of Canada is honoured to be named as one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers for the seventh consecutive year. This award recognizes employers in the Ottawa-Gatineau region that are considered to be exceptional workplaces.
"Our team is dedicated to their work, and they are a significant contributor to the growth and success of Canada's egg industry," says Tim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer at Egg Farmers of Canada. "We strive to provide a forward-thinking and employee-centric culture, and we will continue to offer programs and tools that support our staff and help them respond to a changing business environment."
Egg Farmers of Canada earned a score of 90% in a recent staff engagement survey, positioning them in the top quartile when benchmarked against industry standards. The engagement survey confirmed the vast majority of their staff are proud to tell others they work for Egg Farmers of Canada. Among other findings, top drivers of employee engagement include a clear vision communicated across the organization, and opportunities for professional growth and performance feedback. The survey results also revealed a strong sense of team spirit at Egg Farmers of Canada and high degree of collaboration.
"Maintaining a strong connection with our staff and encouraging collaboration across the organization are important drivers in our ongoing success," adds Lambert. "Our team is passionate about building a strong Canadian egg industry and contributing to the long-term sustainability of Canada's food system."
Egg Farmers of Canada represents more than 1,000 egg farmers and farm families who deliver fresh, local and high-quality eggs to Canadians every day. The Canadian egg farming industry has grown by nearly 30% over the past decade, with the retail sales of table eggs increasing by 6% last year alone. The organization has a long history of supporting national causes and engaging their team in programs that giving back and support the community.
Earlier this month, Egg Farmers of Canada was named as one of Canada's Top Employer for Young People, and they have been named as Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital since 2014.
About Egg Farmers of Canada
Now in its fifth decade as one of Canada's leading agriculture organizations, Egg Farmers of Canada manages the national egg supply and promotes egg consumption while representing the interests of regulated egg producers from coast to coast. Visit eggfarmers.ca for more information.
SOURCE Egg Farmers of Canada
For further information: Taylor Hodgins, Public Affairs Officer, Egg Farmers of Canada, 613-238-2514 ext. 2264 or [email protected]