About Carlson & Company

Carlson & Company Inc. has provided career and employment-related services, training programs, workshop facilitation, needs assessments, and business planning services for both private and public-sector organizations since 1990.  In 2008, Carlson & Company Inc. opened The Work Place at #105, 9840 – 97th Avenue, Grande Prairie offering employment-related services to both job seekers and employers.  Denise Derenowski-Carlson, Owner/Manager of Carlson & Company Inc. has over twenty-five years’ experience in the career and employment field.

Vision, Mission, Values of Carlson & Company Inc.


A well-resourced, innovative, responsive, community-based employment service.


To provide comprehensive services in a seamless, integrated and efficient manner to both employers and job seekers to enhance the overall labour market growth of the community.

The mission is based upon specific guiding principles (values):

Customer service: To consistently provide customers – job seekers and employers – with services of the highest quality and value.

Respect: To provide customer service in a professional, empathetic, courteous and consistent manner.

Continuous improvement and quality: To embrace ongoing innovation and change in providing services.   

Partnerships: To establish and maintain partnerships with other community organizations and employers.

Confidentiality: To rigorously maintain privacy and confidentially of customer information and records.

Our commitment to high quality standards, a results-oriented approach with a strong emphasis on excellence in customer service is the reason so many job seekers have successfully found employment using the services of The Work Place.