September 13, 2010 – The 2011 Environmental Employer of the Year Awards is officially accepting candidates for the annual human resources competition. This is the 6th year that environmental companies will be recognized for their excellence in HR by the Awards administration body, ECO Canada.
“We want to encourage a high standard of human resource practices in an industry that continues to expand and have high expectations of both companies and employees,” commented Grant Trump, President and CEO of ECO Canada. “The awards provide companies the opportunity to engage their staff and gain vital feedback on HR practices. This contributes greatly to the continued growth and vitality of Canada’s environment industry.”
The Environmental Employer of the Year Awards is designed to recognize excellence and inspire advancement and innovation for outstanding HR practices.
“As an employer we have to find ways to retain good employees by creating a workplace that is challenging, encouraging and rewarding. Receiving the Environmental Employer of the Year Award is a great honor. I take pride in this award because it is the voice of our employees. They have recognized us as a top employer which is exactly where we want to be” said Faramarz Bogzaran, President and CEO of SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd. a previous winner the Environmental Employer of the Year Awards in the large company category.
Companies can apply within two categories: small-to medium-sized company (10-50 employees) and large company (51+ employees). An independent selection committee consisting of human resource professionals across Canada will judge award finalists.
The application deadline has been extended to November 26, 2010. Apply today!