Released on December 5, 2016
Innovation Place has once again been recognized as a Best Small and Medium Employer in Canada by the 2017 Aon Best Employers Study. This is the eighth time in 12 years Innovation Place has received the designation.
Innovation Place was one of 28 companies to achieve Platinum Level Employer, the top designation. Innovation Place also received an impressive 87 per cent employee engagement score, the corporation’s highest level of engagement to date. The average employee engagement score for Platinum Level Employers was 80 per cent.
Research suggests that highly engaged employees enhance bottom line results, provide better customer service, are more productive, and have lower sick time and absenteeism.
Innovation Place strives to provide an outstanding work environment for its tech sector tenants and employees, one that encourages innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship.
“Our employees continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to creative solutions and exceptional customer service,” Innovation Place President and CEO Van Isman said. “Their collective efforts have created a constructive culture that contributes to highly satisfied tenants and helps us grow Saskatchewan’s vibrant technology sector.”
For a complete list of the Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada, visit the ProfitGuide website at www.profitguide.com/manage-grow/human-resources/best-small-and-medium-employers-2017-108700.
Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation (SOCO) is a Crown corporation that operates under the registered business name of Innovation Place. SOCO supports the advancement and success of Saskatchewan’s technology and key growth sectors through the development and operation of technology parks at the province’s universities in Saskatoon and Regina.
Innovation Place is currently home to more than 160 tenants employing approximately 4,000 people.
For more information, contact:
Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation
Phone: 306-787-8554 (Regina)