Burlington Hydro Named Top Employer

A company culture committed to excellence

November 21, 2018

Burlington Hydro is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a Hamilton-Niagara Top Employer by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The regional designation recognizes Hamilton-Niagara area employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

At Burlington Hydro we understand that at the core of a safe, talented and inspired company is a highly trained workforce that goes the extra mile and takes pride in serving our customers and the community. Company culture focuses on the promotion of employee well being, diversity and growth.

Motivation and inspiration are key components to providing an environment where employees have room to excel.

“We take pride in investing in a safe and respectful workplace where employees are highly valued, treated fairly, and challenged with meaningful work,” says Gerry Smallegange, President and CEO, Burlington Hydro Inc. “Our employees have always been, and continue to be, the driving force behind our ongoing success.”

Training and development programs receive top priority across all aspects of the operation. This includes the integration of Co-op and Internship placements that utilize the skills, talent, and versatility of post-secondary students, while exposing them to potential career opportunities in the electricity distribution sector.

 “Great service and a passion for improvement are at the heart of a culture committed to excellence,” says Jennifer Smith, Vice President of Corporate Relations and Chief Human Resources Officer, Burlington Hydro Inc. “A dedicated, diverse and engaged workforce fuels the success of our company, enhances customer relations and ensures a high level of quality in everything we do.”

Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers using the same criteria as the national competition: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation and Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

About Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers

Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

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