Oakville companies make list of best places for women to work

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Published March 11, 2022 at 1:31 pm

Henderson Partners LLP was one of six Oakville companies recognized as the best places for women to work in Canada. HENDERSON PARTNERS PHOTO

Six Oakville businesses are being recognized as the best places for women to work in Canada.

They were among the 117 companies on the 2022 list of Best Workplaces for Women compiled by Great Place To Work, a national research and certification organization.

Four of the local companies dealt with financial services and insurance, including De Lage Landen Financial Services Canada, FCT, Fengate Asset Management and GrantMatch Corp.

Also being recognized was information technology company Geotab Inc. and professional services business Henderson Partners LLP.

Geotab Inc. has 1240 employees and is a commercial telematics provider worldwide, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing advanced web-based analytics to help businesses manage their fleets.

Perks and programs include a baby bonus of $5,000, a total of $5,000 USD incentive to staff to buy or lease an electric vehicle and a hybrid work model that allows staff the flexibility of working at home.

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Henderson Partners LLP offers HP Superhero Shout-outs and Superhero of the Month where team members shout out their peers and at the end of the month the employee who gets the most gets the “Golden Cape” and a $50 GC and a personalized note from the firms Managing Partner.

Employees also get flexible work hours and a hybrid work model which allows for two to three days of working out of home.

There are also organized kindness initiatives, where employees spend 25 hours a year in a volunteer capacity in the community.

To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work- Certified™ in the past year, have a minimum of 15 female employees, and at least 90 per cent of employees must agree that people are treated fairly, regardless of their gender.

Great Place To Work determined the list based on the overall Trust Index score from female employees.

Businesses in Toronto, Mississauga, Markham and Brampton also made the list.

Oakville companies to make the list included:

De Lage Landen Financial Services Canada

Financial Services and Insurance

Canadian Head Office

263 employees in Canada

ABOUT: DLL provides asset-based financial solutions in the Agriculture, Food, Healthcare, Clean Technology, Construction, Transportation, Industrial, Office Equipment and Technology industries.

DLL partners with equipment manufacturers, dealers and distributors in more than 30 countries to support their distribution channels and help grow their businesses.

 

FCT

Financial Services & Insurance

ABOUT: Since 1991, FCT has looked to provide an outstanding experience to those involved in the real estate industry. Products and services include residential and commercial title insurance services, residential mortgage processing and valuation solutions for lenders and default and recovery solutions.

“FCT is proud to support our employees as they give back to the communities where they live and work.”

 

Fengate Asset Management

Financial Services & Insurance

164 employees

ABOUT: “Fengate is a leading alternative investment manager focused on infrastructure, private equity and real estate stragegies.

 

Geotab Inc.

Information Technology

1240 employees

ABOUT: Geotab’s products and services are used globally with employees all around the world.

 

GrantMatch Corp.

Financial Services & Insurance

31 employees

ABOUT: “In the game for more than 25 years, GrantMatch has collectively secured over $300 million in government funding dollars for a wide range of clientele.”

 

Henderson Partners LLP

Professional Services

35 employees

ABOUT: “We are a full service firm that provides seamless service across our practice areas creating efficiencies, peace of mind and a relationship of trust such that we are the first ones our entrepreneurial clients call, whether they are facing a business success or challenge.”

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