EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

Supporting employees’ growth is a common thread among this years Top Insurance Workplaces. From access to online learning tools to weekly educational seminars and subsidized courses, education is an important pillar of these organizations. “If an employee is interested in taking a course that they feel can better their skills and the company, then the company will pay for it,” said one workplace.

The overwhelming majority of Top Insurance Workplaces offer education programs and opportunities above and beyond what’s required in the industry. In addition, almost all have strong official mentorship programs that offer regular meetings and training sessions with company leaders. “We work with each employee's educational and professional goals,” said one workplace, while another noted that “the training of our employees is at the centre of our strategy.”

Does your organization offer education programs and opportunities outside of what’s required industry-wide?

Fewer than 99 employees:

Yes: 91%
No: 9%

100 to 499 employees:

Yes: 92%
No: 8%

500+ employees:

Yes: 100%
No: 0%

 
How often does your organization conduct company-wide employee meetings?

Weekly: 11%
Monthly: 25%
Quarterly: 36%
Biannually: 11%
Annually: 6%
Other: 11%

 
How often does your organization conduct employee performance reviews?

Once a year: 33%
Twice a year: 25%
Quarterly: 25%
Other: 17%

 
Does your organization have programs aimed at employee training, mentorship and/or leadership development?

Fewer than 99 employees:

Yes: 91%
No: 9%

100 to 499 employees:

Yes: 100%
No: 0%

500+ employees:

Yes: 100%
No: 0%