Burnaby, British Columbia -- As a dedicated partner of the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISS of BC), Maxxam Analytics has been selected to receive the 2014 ISS of BC Employer Recognition Award. The award recognizes leadership, excellence and commitment in hiring skilled immigrants.
Since 2010, Maxxam has been working with the ISS to find suitable career placements and work experience for new immigrants arriving in Canada. This has created a diverse workforce at Maxxam, something that the organization is proud of and continues to foster.
Maxxam President & CEO Jon Hantho says this award confirms the successful partnership between Maxxam and ISS of BC: “As an organization that embraces multiculturalism, we welcome and value diversity in our work environment. If we can gain the skills of well-educated, motivated technical employees in addition to helping brighten the future for some of the over 25,000 clients that the ISS serves annually, then we are on the right path.”
Maxxam’s previous recognitions include being named a national winner of the Toronto Star’s “Award for Excellence in Workplace Integration” as well as being recognized as one of “Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures” .
About the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISS of BC)
ISS of BC is the largest agency of its kind in Western Canada, with targeted programs for refugees, women, children and youth, including support services in over 45 languages.
Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2,500 employees.