Zucora Home named one of London’s ‘Best Places to Work’
LONDON, Ontario – Added value product and service resource Zucora Home has been named one of this city’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for 2019 by London Inc. magazine.
More than 90 local companies were nominated, and 14 companies were selected for the honour following an employee survey that was independently administered by Carswell Partners, a local human resources and talent management firm.
“At Zucora Home, our entire team is known as ‘Zucorians’ and it’s their enthusiasm, energy, and desire to help our customers that best illustrates the essence of our company culture,” company president and chief executive officer Brad Geddes, said in a statement. “All Zucorians are encouraged to be a changemakers with opportunities for their ideas to contribute to a number of employee-driven initiatives, ranging from community fundraising to making an impact on the environment. Employees are encouraged and rewarded for ideas and suggestions for how Zucora Home can be better and do better.
“This recognition is an honour for us and I’m very proud of our team and the work we do everyday to serve customers across Canada,” he added.
Employees from all nominated companies were asked to complete an assessment that measures their company on values such as trust in leadership, personal engagement, collaborative culture and satisfaction of individual needs.
When asked what makes Zucora Home a great place to work, Chantelle VanPuymbroeck, Zucora Home ambassador said, “Zucora Home is a place to build your career and have fun at the same time, a work hard, play hard environment. From the moment you step in the door, you’re welcomed by a group of people that are truly here to help you succeed!”
“I love the sense of community, comradery and partnership that has been instilled by our leadership team and has trickled down through each team. We are a brand that is trustworthy and reliable which gives us a sense of pride for who we are as Zucorians. I love the environment and above all, I love that we are one big family,” added Stephanie Berube, team lead/customer solutions, added.
The program organisers also noted that Zucorians enjoy full health benefits program, participate in a generous profit-sharing plan, have the option to participate in a company-sponsored registered retirement savings program and have funding available for personal education and training. In addition, Zucora Home has employee-driven committees that integrate Zucorians from all areas of the company to help build a family atmosphere so change can be made by sharing ideas, experiences and working together.
Founded in 1979 as Magi Seal Corporation, Zucora Home currently has a roster of 48 employees.