BEST of the BEST

BEST of the BEST

By: Jeannie Chong | Special Projects Assistant
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In honour of BC Day (August 5, 2013), we took a look at the best of BC organizations and individuals. We started with the BC’s Top Employers list. The ninth annual competition organized by the Vancouver Sun recognizes BC employers who lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are selected according to eight criteria, such as physical workplace, employee communications, performance management, etc. Here are some of the top BC employers who made the list for 2013:

You may know most of the above names, but what about these companies? They are also one of the top employers in BC. Do you know any of them?

Want to learn more about the BC Top Employers 2013? You may view the full list here.

In addition, BC Business ranked the Top 100 companies in BC, both public and private, by revenue, performance, and sector. These highest-earning publicly-traded companies in BC are excellent in doing their business, from manufacturing to technology and ranging from telecommunications to real estate.

Let’s take a look at the other BC Top 100 Companies 2013!

Top 100 BC Companies Public Corporations 2013:

  1. Telus Corporation (Telecommunications)
  2. Teck Resources Ltd. (Mining)
  3. Finning International Inc. (Distribution)
  4. Goldcorp Inc. (Mining)
  5. Westcoast Energy Inc. (Oil and gas)

Business In Vancouver highlights the achievement of 40 business professionals under the age of 40 who are outstanding in leadership, business judgment and community contributions every year. The winners of the Forty under 40 represent their professional success and responsibilities in the community at a relatively young age.

Some of the BC rising stars include:

Read the list of 40 young professionals and see how they can inspire you with their philosophies and their entrepreneur success recipes. You may be surprised by these Gen Y could make a difference in our BC community.

What do you like most about BC? Do you have a list of the Best of the Best?

Lead image: creative-commons licensed photo by Darren Kirby on Flickr.

Jeannie Chong

Jeannie Chong is a Special Projects Assistant with SFU Career Services, and a fourth year student studying communications and publishing. Jeannie volunteers at a radio station, spends time doing crafts and Chinese calligraphy, and loves to indulge her sweet tooth.

Posted on August 02, 2013