Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

Eagle Professional Resources Inc.
Top 20 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

Top 20 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

April 12, 2006 08:24 ET

Eagle Named Among Top 20 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2006) - Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle) is pleased to be named among the Top 20 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada. Eagle ranked third among all firms in practices that create a positive work environment. The company ranked seventeenth overall. The study, now in its second year, was released on-line today at: www.theglobeandmail.com/smallbusiness and will be published in the April 25th edition of Report on Small Business Magazine, distributed by the Globe and Mail.

"Eagle is very pleased to be one of the 20 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada. We work hard to improve all aspects of our business, and creating an attractive work environment is no exception to this commitment", said Kevin Dee, Eagle's CEO. "Any company's greatest resource is its people, and Eagle's success would not be possible without the dedication and commitment of our staff. In order to find and keep great staff, we need to be one of the best places to work in Canada."

The Eagle culture is community focused, which is important to our people. We provide a team based work environment, unique benefits, a very accessible management team and great training. These were some of the features highlighted in the evaluation process.

Becoming a Top Best Small and Medium Employer is a very detailed and competitive process. This national awards program recognizes top employers with between 50 and 399 employees. "The process of participating in the Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada study helps reveal many facets of a company and its employees", states Dr. Elspeth Murray, CEO of Queen's Centre for Business Venturing and the CIBC Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Queen's School of Business. "Results from the surveys often become a blueprint of a company's strategic plans, helping to ensure that the results from subsequent years reflect their participation efforts."

The program mirrors the renowned Best Employer in Canada list published in Report on Business Magazine; however, caters to smaller businesses and is published in Report on Small Business Magazine. The rankings are primarily determined using the results from Employee Opinion Surveys. The evaluation process also includes the assessment of organization practices and perspectives from the leadership team. Approximately 90% of Eagle's staff responded to these surveys.

Study partners include Hewitt Associates, Queen's School of Business, Queen's Centre for Business Venturing. More information about the Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada is available online at http://business.queensu.ca/qcbv/sme.

About Eagle

Eagle is a 100% Canadian owned Information Technology (IT) staffing company with offices across Canada. Founded in 1996, Eagle is widely recognized as a national leader in the IT staff augmentation field and is an active member in industry organizations such as ACSESS and NACCB Canada. Eagle is noted for its team-based, highly ethical business practices highlighted by being named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for seven consecutive years. To learn more about Eagle and its network of offices, please visit www.eagleonline.com or call toll-free 1-800-95-NESST (63778).

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