Recognizing and celebrating women leaders at Seasons

March 8 is International Women’s Day, an important opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements while calling for greater equality. At Seasons, we believe that celebrating the contributions and talents of our team members is important in making our employees feel valued.  Chief Operating Officer, LeighAnne Voll says, “Seasons, like the retirement home sector in general, is …

2019 Look-back: Seasons celebrates 10th Anniversary with Disney magic

When it came time to form the service culture behind Seasons, its leaders looked for an inspiration model and found it in Disney: an iconic company known for its excellent service. Seasons partnered with the Disney Institute for three years to learn their business principles and employee training methods. Since that time, Seasons has seen …

What no one tells you about working in retirement living

Students have many options after graduation.  While exploring post-secondary education or considering future employment, they often overlook the rewarding job opportunities existing in retirement living communities. Retirement living communities give students hands-on experience in these multiple service areas and offer internal career growth in an expanding sector. A typical retirement community is organized into different …

Considering healthcare careers in retirement communities

Why Consider Nursing in Retirement Communities Statistics Canada projects that by 2036, those aged 65 and older will account for one-quarter of the population. As Canadians live longer, their needs are evolving, which profoundly influences healthcare delivery networks across the country. Nurses provide the front-line health care for older adults in a wide variety of …

Taking the lead: How influential women at Seasons achieve success

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Seasons asks three influential women – Jessica Poling, Senior Director of Employee Services, Danielle Stevenson, Senior Regional Director of Guest Services and Allison Stapleton, General Manager of Seasons Welland – about their successes, challenges and advice for future female leaders. A little about them… Jessica Poling: Has a background in …

The top 5 reasons to choose a career in dining services

Graduates of professional culinary programs are quick to begin a career in a restaurant setting. The fast-paced environment and the pressure to prepare top-notch dishes attract young, skilled and thriving graduates entering the dining services sector. Many people are unaware of the opportunities awaiting them in the retirement living sector. Eli has worked as a cook …