A Mississauga Company Has Been Certified As A Great Place To Work

Published May 14, 2019 at 3:30 pm


A Mississauga company has been certified as a great place to work.

Baxter Canada, a medical products company, has been certified as a Great Place to Work.

Great Place to Work recognizes the best workplaces across the world in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail. They use proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs to recognize the best workplaces.

Baxter Canada creates critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. According to the company, they have attained high levels of trust, pride and camaraderie amongst their employees.

The Great Place to Work standards is endorsed by thousands of organizations around the world. The company must demonstrate leadership in building credibility and human resource practices.

“We crafted a workplace reflective of who we are as Canadians. We know we can rely on each other no matter where we come from and that makes for a great place to work. It is something we are very proud of,” says Baxter Canada President Stephen Thompson.

Employees at Baxter Canada also demonstrated high pride in their work, confidence in the company’s leaders and a high sense of community.

“Our mission to save and sustain lives is really the glue that binds us. While working towards our mission, employees tell us that they enjoy working, socializing and serving our communities together. Employees feel a sense of belonging and a commitment to customers and patients,” says Rehana Doobay, head of human resources at Baxter Canada.  

The company says that they aim to create a space of care and diversity.

Baxter Canada was also awarded the best company in pharmaceuticals and medical device sectors in Canada by Waterstone Human Capital in 2018. Waterstone Human Capital recognizes the best Canadian organizations, and CEOs, that foster a great work culture that enhances performance and helps sustain a competitive advantage.

Photo courtesy of MaRS Innovation. 

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