MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - ESS, a division of Compass Group Canada, has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. The annual award, issued by Achievers, an industry leading provider of employee recognition and engagement solutions, commends top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workforces.
ESS was honoured alongside the other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award at a gala at the historic Saenger Theatre in New Orleans as part of the Achievers Annual Customer Experience Conference (ACE).
"Employee experience remains a top priority for employees in 2017," observed David Brennan, Achievers general manager. "The impressive Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Award winners are using rewards and recognition to foster positive, productive workplaces. We're excited to learn from them and honor their accomplishments."
The awards are judged by a panel of academics and thought leaders in the field of employee engagement, and submissions are evaluated based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.
"ESS is proud to have been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces," said Michael Hachey, President ESS North America. "We understand that an engaged workforce is crucial to the success and stability of our business and having this recognition speaks volumes as to our associates' efforts to create the kind of workplace we can all be proud of. Our people work in some of the most challenging environments in the world and this award highlights their ability to work together as a team."
The Achievers Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives by enabling both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today's workplace, Achievers' innovative cloud-based platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Delivering millions of recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance. Visit us at www.achievers.com. Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.
About Compass Group Canada
Compass Group Canada is the country's leading foodservice and support services provider with over $1.9 billion in revenues in 2015 and over 24,000 associates working throughout the country. The company specializes in providing foodservices and support services across the core sectors including leading sports and leisure venues, executive dining rooms and cafes, schools, universities, seniors' residences and hospitals as well as remote camps and off shore oil rigs. With over 500,000 associates worldwide and operations in more than 50 countries, Compass Group Canada's parent company had revenues of £19.9 billion in the year to September 30, 2016.
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For further information: Stephanie Baxter, Compass Group Canada, 647-633-5420