Video: 2013 Year In Review- Employee Message

Canadian Tire Executive and employees reflect on 2013 employee engagement.
 

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2013 Year in Review- Employee Message

 

There’s been huge momentum I find in 2013 with working Canadian Tire.

I think that they’ve started bringing in a lot of really great people that are all interested in this new direction that we’re going in and everyone seems really energized.

It gives you a sense of the good that you can do by creating these kinds of partnerships.

It is definitely safe to say there’s never been a more exciting time to work at Canadian Tire. We came through a few years of strategy and working through our company. Taking things apart and really understanding it and we’ve emerged with energy and enthusiasm and engagement and employees feel it on every floor.

It’s just an amazing place. You feel the energy as you walk in through the building. It’s absolutely collaborative.

I think people are really energized. People are excited about working here. They’re really seeing all of the great things that Canadian Tire is doing within the communities and with children, with Jumpstart, with sport, with everything with the Olympics. I think it’s, uh, it’s really creating a lot of energy and buzz in the building.

We have more exciting stuff going on than we’ve ever, than we’ve had in my time here and people love it. We’re at the point now already where when we put something on air, when we’re talking about a product or we’re talking about a category, people respond and they want to know what’s next from us and what are we going to do next and this is like a once in a career opportunity to be a sort of brand that’s at the top of its game.

Because we’ve got so many different departments and we’re a huge organization and everybody I think wants to collaborate has the desire, has the skills but maybe doesn’t have the time. What we’ve been able to do through our employee engagement program; we’ve actually brought people together.

Every week it’s about bringing the idea and the importance of sport to life in the organization. Whether it’s a partnership or just having fun creating a bobsled out of a cardboard box.

People are really excited. They’re really passionate now. They look forward to Olympic Fridays. They look forward to our events to see what we’re going to do next.

And I think just helps to keep the morale up here.

It helps them to look forward to something new. I get employees emails and some of our sport ambassador emails on Wednesdays asking what are we having on Fridays.

The power of sport we talk about that a lot. It’s part of our-our culture right now because of the fact we’re joined at the hip with the Canadian Olympic team and there’s a lot of collaboration and a lot of teamwork happening in the organization that, from what I have gathered has not happened previously.

I think going forward; it’s a really exciting time. We’ve taken the past year in Canadian Tire to really build up sport and make part of who the company is. I think with Sochi in the new year that’s going to take it to an entirely new level.

I feel proud. I mean, um, I’ve been working for the company for two years and a half and I feel that’s it’s been growing and growing and growing and the amount of events that we have to do just been exploding in the past year.

I just think there’s a lot more stuff happening. There’s so much volume and everyone’s continually motivated. It’s exciting to come to work.

Results, communities, customers, and innovation. If we stay strong to those principals we know we’re going to succeed today and for years to come in the future. Truly this is the greatest time to be an employee of our company.

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