Fostering a unique culture of caring.
WestJet's remarkable employee engagement is driven by our culture of caring and fueled by ownership. WestJetters share in our profits, are rewarded through our Owners' Performance Award, and over 85 per cent participate in our employee share purchase program. This means we treat our guests and our business like owners, not just employees.
Our culture is one of our foundational elements and we strongly believe it is a tremendous capability and competitive advantage. We've committed to strong employee development and innovative compensation programs that align with our core values. These programs allow us to take care of WestJetters, which in turn, allow them to take care of our guests.
In March 2013, WestJet was recognized as Canada's Most Attractive Employer by Randstad Canada, demonstrated by the over 10,000 employment applications we receive monthly. The remarkable and caring guest service provided by WestJetters creates a strong, lasting relationship between WestJet and our guests.