Sears Canada made it on the list of "Canada's Top Employers for Young People," published by Canada's Top 100 Employers.
"Our company takes pride in putting practices in place that work to provide an environment which makes Sears a great place to work and we thank the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers project for recognizing our commitment to young Canadians," said Doug Campbell, Sears Canada president and CEO. "We are also proud to be a leader in Canada helping recent graduates create a long-term, potentially lifelong career, and we are pleased that Sears attracts young people to join our organization."
According to Sam Pisani, VP human resources at Sears Canada, the retailer is investing in programs that directly promote career opportunities for young Canadians. Additionally, the company offers paid internships, as well as the Sears Future Leaders and Analyst-In-Training program (AIT).
Campbell has been at the helm of the company only briefly, as former CEO Calvin McDonald departed suddenly about a month ago over alleged disputes at the executive level, where turnover has been frequent for the struggling retailer.