Published on March 22, 2017
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) has been recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers for the sixth consecutive year
Alberta’s Top Employers is an annual competition that recognizes 70 employers that offer exceptional places to work. The workplaces are not ranked in any particular order. NAIT has been named a top employer every year since 2012.
The judges offered a number of reasons for selecting NAIT, including:
- Onsite amenities like a quiet room for meditation and religious observance
- Fitness facilities complete with basketball, squash and racquetball courts, a climbing wall, an indoor running track, and sauna
Also noted was that NAIT encourages employees to lead healthy, active lives, and offers health and wellness spending accounts, as well as monthly staff wellness sessions on a variety of topics including healthy eating, relationships and mindfulness.
Dr. Glenn Feltham, NAIT president and CEO
“At NAIT, people matter. We support our staff through empowerment and by providing a safe and caring workplace. We focus on creating balance between work and life and provide a variety of options and supports to help our staff manage their time and responsibilities.”
Clayton Davis, executive director, NAIT Human Resources
“Receiving this recognition each year reflects the strength of our dedicated staff, who ensure NAIT continues to be an enjoyable place to be. We provide a work experience where our people are set up to thrive. Our professional development opportunities are exceptional, and we are proud to offer a welcoming, inclusive environment for all.”
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 95 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta’s prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.