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News   February 13, 2012   by Auto Service World

Wakefield Canada Inc. Ranks Among Canada’s Best Employers for Fourth Straight Year

Named One of Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers inCanada


Wakefield Canada Inc has been named among the Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada for the fourth year in a row.

The company was ranked in the top half of the list again this year.

The study, now in its seventh year, is published in the Globe and Mail.

“We’re delighted to receive this accolade for a fourth straight year. This recognition is particularly important because it is based on the feedback that every member ofWakefieldhad an opportunity to provide during the employee survey process,” said Bob MacDonald, president, Wakefield Canada Inc.

Wakefield, Canada Inc. is a wholly Canadian-owned company is the exclusive distributor and marketer of Castrol lubricants. As well,Wakefieldproduces and markets H2Blu diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) for the automotive and heavy-duty vehicle marketplace.Wakefieldhas coast-to-coast distribution and warehousing.

“Our seventh anniversary will be celebrated this summer; we are delighted how far our company has come during this period and are committed to build an internal culture that continues to be recognized by our employees as a “great place to work” added MacDonald.

Becoming a Top Best Small and Medium Employer is a very detailed and competitive process.

This national awards program recognizes top employers with between 50 and 400 employees. This study mirrors the renowned Best Employer inCanadainitiative run by partner, Hewitt Associates; however, caters to smaller businesses.

The rankings are primarily determined using the results from Employee Opinion Surveys.

Here, 18 key engagement drivers are detailed and analyzed. The evaluation process also includes the assessment of organization practices and perspectives from the leadership team.

This year, more than 250 companies acrossCanadaregistered to participate in the study.

Study partners include Queen’sSchoolofBusiness, Queen’s Centre for Business Venturing and Aon Hewitt Associates. More information about the Best Small & Medium Employers inCanadais available online at http://business.queensu.ca/qcbv/sme.


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