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Island Lake Lodge

Fernie, BC Best Employer:
Top 5 Finalist
Employees: 20 In Business Since: 1988

Staff are not only viewed as valuable assets, but the very essence of the brand and business. Island Lake spends many resources on staff engagement, development and retention. Some of these activities include:
– Competitive wages
– Benefits plan
– Free staff meals when working
– Free shuttle to work
– Discounts on Food / Beverage and Retail
– Discounts on partner brands such as The North Face and Salomon
– Funding for continuing eduction, professional development and training
– Catskiing! All the staff get out skiing a few times a winter.
– The management team picks weekly recognition awards for staff that go the extra distance.
– Twice a year, end of season awards. Awards are given out to staff that went the extra mile. 1 of which is picked by peers.
– There is an anonymous electronic suggestion box, for staff feedback.
– Last spring the company sent all employees with 5 or more years service to Mica Heli for an all inclusive 3 day heliskiing trip.
– Island Lake has made some marketing videos about their staff – The characters of Island Lake

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