AMEC named one of the ten best companies to work for in 2010

25/10/2009


London, United Kingdom (26 October 2009) "- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, is pleased to announce the company has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers as well as one of the Ten Best Companies to Work For in 2010.

AMEC was chosen for being a fast growing Canadian company that combines excellent career advancement for its employees with leading-edge employee benefits. AMEC's engineering-in-training programme was highlighted as a leading-edge employee development programme that guides the development of top-quality entry-level engineers. It gives engineering graduates mentoring assistance and on-the-job guidance while preparing to take the Professional Engineers licensing exam.

"Through our training and mentoring programmes, we aim to make sure our new graduates are not just learning technical skills, but are also learning the people skills and leadership skills that every engineer requires," said Keith Bradford, AMEC Group Human Resources Director. "Developing our emerging engineering talent is critical to the future of this company, equally so is continually looking to do the same with our more experienced engineering cadre."

In celebration of this honour, the company declared the week of 12 October "AMEC Week" and employees across Canada celebrated together in various offices.

Mediacorp Canada Inc. puts together the annual list of top employers and the winners are featured in Maclean's, The Globe and Mail, Financial Post and eluta.ca, Mediacorp's job search site. Now entering its tenth year, the list aims to identify the companies and organisations that lead their industries in attracting and retaining employees.

Competing against more than 16,000 employers from across Canada, AMEC was required to complete an extensive application process that included a detailed review of operations, communications, HR practices, charitable efforts and community involvement. Employers were compared to other organisations in their field to determine which offered the most progressive and forward-thinking programmes.

To see AMEC's profile please visit: http://www.eluta.ca/top-employer-amec-americas  

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