2013/14 Corporate Annual Report
About us: Staff
The knowledge and commitment of our staff are key to the success of our organization.
Training and engaging staff
We provide training and learning opportunities for staff to enable their success.
Our talent management program includes an online system staff can use to manage their training, performance and goals throughout the year. Our program identifies core competencies we value when we hire and develop staff. These competencies are a set of traits and skills that contribute to great job performance.
Our 2013 staff survey showed that our engagement score remained stable, at 69 per cent, compared to the previous year. Considering the business transformation underway, this result suggests our staff are committed to seeing the corporation succeed.
Did you know?
In five years, nearly 40 per cent of our staff will have reached the early retirement age of 55.
Career advancement is important to us. This year, approximately 100 staff competed for and secured temporary or permanent positions within the corporation, giving them new opportunities to grow their skills.
In five years, nearly 40 per cent of our staff will be eligible to retire. To meet the challenge of this retirement bubble, staff will have opportunities to take on new leadership roles and positions.
Staff take their knowledge and skills into the community, too.
Our HealthWorks committee participated in a number of events throughout the year:
- Provincial Employees Community Services Fund,
- Mustard Seed food drive, and
- Canadian Blood Services Public Service Challenge.
The corporationís Communications Branch won Raganís 2013 Employee Communications Award in the Best Interview or Profile category on our intranet. The branch was also named runner-up in the Best Headlines, Coverlines or Subject Lines category.
Ragan Communications is a resource for professional communicators around the world, offering training, conferences and newsletters in a number of areas, including employee communications and corporate writing and editing.
This yearís award program received more than 300 entries from companies worldwide.