Dream Employer – 2014

  Insights West, Miles Employment Group and the Vancouver Board of Trade partnered together for a second consecutive year to find out whom British Columbians consider to be the Dream Employers in the province and why. Insights West surveyed over 3,300 British Columbians to understand how current employers in the province measure up to what… Read more »

Metro Vancouver’s Millennial Workforce – 5 Myths Debunked

Earlier this year, we conducted our third annual “Dream Employer” poll utilizing our Employee Satisfaction Insights tool–a tool that allows organizations to accurately assess employee satisfaction and compare results to normative benchmarks in order to identify areas of particular strength or weakness. As part of this study, we explored Millennials in the workforce in efforts… Read more »

Your Insights on Employee Satisfaction in Alberta

Over half (54%) of employees would leave their current job for the right opportunity, despite the fact that many give their employer decent ratings (average rating of 7.2 on a 10-point scale). Calgary, AB – A recent online poll of 522 working adults in Alberta (those who are employed full or part time, not self-employed)… Read more »

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Fifty-five per cent of employees in BC would seriously consider leaving their job if a better one came along, according to BC HRMA and Insights West. Vancouver, BC — More than half (55%) of all BC employees are susceptible to leaving their current jobs – and pay is not necessarily at the heart of the… Read more »

Your Insights on Employee Satisfaction in Alberta

Over half (54%) of employees would leave their current job for the right opportunity, despite the fact that many give their employer decent ratings (average rating of 7.2 on a 10-point scale). Calgary, AB – A recent online poll of 522 working adults in Alberta (those who are employed full or part time, not self-employed)… Read more »

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Fifty-five per cent of employees in BC would seriously consider leaving their job if a better one came along, according to BC HRMA and Insights West. Vancouver, BC — More than half (55%) of all BC employees are susceptible to leaving their current jobs – and pay is not necessarily at the heart of the… Read more »

Two Thirds of British Columbians Have Dealt with a “Terrible Boss”

Most current bosses or managers are rated favourably, but many residents recall facing stubbornness, arrogance and even sexual harassment at the workplace. Vancouver, BC – The second annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Vancouver Board of Trade, uncovers a large proportion of disagreeable experiences from… Read more »

British Columbians Ponder Their “Dream Employers”

Better compensation, flexibility and medical benefits would move British Columbians to join a new company. Vancouver, BC – The second annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Vancouver Board of Trade, reveals that three-in-ten employed British Columbians are not particularly satisfied with their workplaces and have… Read more »

City of Vancouver Tops List of Metro Vancouver Dream Employers

Working relationships with colleagues and supervisors cited as highest sources of satisfaction among employees. Vancouver, B.C. – The third annual “Dream Employer” poll of 2,000+ Metro Vancouver residents, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, uncovers the drivers of employee satisfaction and reveals the Top… Read more »

Metro Vancouver Residents Name Their Dream Employers

Three in four Metro Vancouver employees are “delighted” or “happy” with their current job situation. Vancouver, B.C. – The third annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, reveals a list of 20 finalists that will be narrowed to the Top 10… Read more »