B.C.'s top 10 companies people want to work for revealed

A new survey reveals more than one-third of working British Columbians aren't particularly satisfied with their jobs and have a very specific wish-list of top employers.

Public and private sector lists include Air Canada, Canada Revenue Agency and BC Ferries

Air Canada is one of 10 finalists named in the 2014 Dream Employer Awards in B.C. (Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press)

If you could work for any company in B.C., who would it be? 

That's the question put to 3,328 British Columbians in a recent poll by Insights West in its second annual Dream Employer survey.  

The survey suggests more than one-third of working people in the province aren't particularly satisfied with their jobs and have a very specific wish-list of top employers. 

Compensation is the most important benefit, followed by flexibility of work hours, medical benefits, bonuses, profit-sharing and opportunities for advancement. 

Public sector finalists (in alphabetical order):

•    BC Children’s Hospital / BC Women’s Hospital
•    BC Ferries
•    BC Hydro 
•    BC Liquor Distribution Board / BC Liquor Stores
•    British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) 
•    Canada Post
•    Canada Revenue Agency
•    University of British Columbia 
•    Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
•    WorkSafe BC 

Private sector finalists (in alphabetical order):

•    Air Canada
•    Apple
•    BC Lions
•    BC SPCA
•    David Suzuki Foundation
•    Electronic Arts 
•    Microsoft
•    Telus 
•    Vancouver Canucks 
•    WestJet 
Winners will be announced on Feb. 3 at Insights West's Dream Employer Awards.


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