altis·excelHR Upholds Distinction as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
March 25, 2014: altis·excelHR, Canada’s premier staffing-services provider is a nine-time winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. The recruiting firm first won the honour in 2006, maintaining its status as a Best Managed Company through 2011. In 2012, altis·excelHR successfully obtained and has upheld its status as a Platinum Club Member.
Celebrating 25 years in the staffing industry, the altis·excelHR group employs 100 team members in six offices across Canada, and at any given time, employs 2,000 people on-assignment within administration, financial, I.T. and specialized professional positions.
“To be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies gives our team great pride in a time of change in our communities, the economy and our industry,” says Antonio Guimaraes, co-founder of altis.excelHR. “We will continue to embrace challenges with innovative solutions that enable our firm to make successful job placements in response to client needs.”
By adopting a strategy unique in the staffing-services sector, altis.excelHR hires people for their personal strengths and talents—not necessarily for their experience in the industry.
“We believe in what an individual is capable of doing,” said Kathryn Tremblay, co-founder of altis·excelHR. “Our professional development opportunities harness the specialized skills and abilities of each team member. Pair that with energy, ambition and determination, and the possibilities to learn and grow are endless. Maintaining our distinction as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to inspire us all.”
Criteria to earn the award included an evaluation of the firm’s capabilities and processes by a panel of esteemed judges, including the company’s business model, planning, customer focus, employee commitment and financial results.
altis·excelHR was launched in 1989 with two founders, $750 each, and the ambition to become a leader in staffing services. Today the company has six offices, one in Ottawa, three offices in the Greater Toronto Area and two in Western Canada. altis.excelHR is a leading supplier to the Government of Ontario and has been the federal government’s number-one staffing source for 19 consecutive years.
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