Alberta Global Talent Champion Employer Award

One employer from each of the employer categories will receive our 2018 Champion Employer Award and we will also recognize other leading nominations in each category that really exemplify what a Culturally Diverse and Inclusive Champion Employer with the 2018 CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD. We also want to honor and recognize individuals in Central Alberta who are passionate about welcoming and valuing immigrants in their community and workplace with the 2018 INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVMENT AWARD.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • CENTRAL ALBERTA LARGE EMPLOYER 80 AND OVER EMPLOYEES
  • CENTRAL ALBERTA SMALL EMPLOYER LESS THAN 80 EMPLOYERS
  • RED DEER LARGE EMPLOYER 80 AND OVER EMPLOYERS
  • RED DEER SMAL EMPLOYER LESS THAT 80 EMPLOYERS

Our selection team is made up of representatives from Alberta Global Talent.

In selecting the Champion Employer, Certificate ofExcellence and the Individual Achievement Awards welook at the following criteria:

Employers and Individuals who:

  • create and maintain a workplace where immigrant employees feel valued
  • recognize the value of support & training for all staff in accepting and welcoming immigrant staff
  • have shared attraction, hiring and retention best practices with other employers and organizations
  • use a mentorship or buddy system for onboarding the new immigrant hires
  • address the barriers that exist for immigrant employees

The other factor in determining the selection of Award winners is the narrative that is included in nominations that explain examples of actions these employers and individuals have taken that show their passion and dedication to supporting immigrants in the workforce.

Now accepting nominations for 2018

We want to recognize more employers and individuals who are truly champions for cultural diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Whether they are large or small, located in Red Deer or anywhere else in Central Alberta or in any employment sector, we want to hear about them. Please click on the links below for access to the employer or individual nomination forms that include the criteria we are looking for. You can fill out the form and submit online. Thank you for supporting Alberta Global Talent through your nominations!

NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON March 18, 2018!

There is now a momentum to support immigrants as they enter the Central Alberta Workforce. Alberta Global Talent will be here to support all employers in Central Alberta as they welcome and provide a sense of belonging to individuals from around the world.