Top 10 companies to work for
If you’re looking for employment opportunities to explore, you’ve come to the right place! According to Canada’s Top 100 Employers, an annual editorial competition, the following companies were recognized as some of the best companies to work for in 2015. And while each of these businesses may not be hiring at this exact moment, you might want to keep your eyes open and take notes for future prospects. The top 10 companies are below, listed in alphabetical order—take a look:
Campbell Company of Canada
Employing 719 full-time workers just in Canada, Campbell Company of Canada has been manufacturing soups, broths, baked snacks, juices and more for over 80 years. Current staff members are met with a variety of benefits, including a carpooling program, an onsite cafeteria, an onsite fitness facility and an employee lounge that is equipped with a television and foosball table. Year-end bonuses, referral bonuses, signing bonuses and life and disability insurance are all available, as are health, dental and eye care once an employee has started work.
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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce/CIBC
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is one of Canada’s chartered banks, operating the following major lines of business: retail and business banking, wealth management and wholesale banking. The CIBC staff currently includes 35,122 full-time employees, offering an employee lounge, religious observance room, onsite cafeteria and discounts at local restaurants. The various financial benefits and compensations offered are quite substantial, including individual employee salary reviews every 12 months, year-end bonuses, referral bonuses and retirement planning assistance.
Canadian National Railway Company/CN
With over 16,000 full-time employees in Canada, the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) handles the rail, intermodal, trucking, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution needs of Canada and the Midwestern and southern United States. Just last year, the CN was responsible for 419 new jobs being created in Canada. With a physical workplace that provides a common area for brainstorming purposes, this company offers amenities to its workers that include an employee lounge, an onsite cafeteria and an onside fitness facility. The company has its own sports teams and offers individual employee salary reviews every 12 months.
Based out of Calgary, Alberta, Enerflex Ltd. is a worldwide supplier, responsible for providing products and services to the global oil and gas production industry. 1,300 full-time employees work in Canada, employees that are given a variety of benefits, including an employee lounge, a self-serving lunchroom and discounts at nearby restaurants. Various social events are put together, such as an annual children’s Christmas party, an annual Leadership Day conference and an annual Stampede barbecue for employees and their families. Referral bonuses, life and disability insurance and subsidized home and automobile insurance are all available, as are health, dental and in vitro fertilization benefits.
Innovatia, Inc. often works with clients in IT and energy divisions, developing electronic documentation software products. This company staffs 421 full-time employees in Canada and offers immediate healthcare coverage that includes both dental and eye care. Financial benefits and compensations offered to workers include profit sharing plans, referral bonuses and signing bonuses. Workers have access to a carpooling program and an employee lounge.
Kiewit Energy Canada Corporation
A major industrial contractor, Kiewit Energy Canada Corporation employs 385 full-time workers in Canada. This company is responsible for providing engineering, procurement and construction services to the oil, gas, chemical, ethanol and other industries close in nature throughout Canada. Year-end bonuses are available to all employees, as well as profit sharing plans, retirement planning assistance and life and disability insurance. Individual employee salary reviews are given every 12 months; after 90 days of employment, staff can secure benefits that include health, dental, and eye care.
Nature’s Path Foods, Inc.
Established in 1985, “Always leave the soil better than you found it” has been Rupert Stephens’ motto since beginning his journey of manufacturing organic breakfast foods and snacks. A privately-held and family-owned company, Nature’s Path Foods, Inc. employees 163 full-time workers in Canada. The business offers an onsite fitness facility, religious observance room and a range of lounge amenities that include music, television, books and magazines. Social events take place regularly (i.e. Halloween parties, a company summer picnic, monthly birthday celebrations, etc.) and health, dental and vision benefits are offered after an initial 90 day waiting period. Individual employee salary reviews are given every 12 months, along with year-end bonuses, referral bonuses, life and disability insurance and profit sharing plan options.
Nuance Communications Canada, Inc.
With 752 full-time staff members currently employed, Nuance Communications Canada, Inc. focuses on developing human, natural and intuitive methods to use one’s own voice to better dominate information. This company has established the highest functioning speech software in the world, allowing machines the ability to recognize and imitate the human voice. The employee lounge is stacked with video games, a foosball table, a popcorn machine and shower facilities. As well, discounts are given at local restaurants. All workers are eligible for profit sharing, year-end bonuses, referral bonuses and life and disability insurance. Health, dental, and eye care benefits are instantly available upon an employee’s start date.
Rogers Communications, Inc.
Rogers Communications, Inc. is one of the largest communications and media companies in Canada. Working in the areas of wireless communications, cable television, telephone and Internet connectivity, 24,721 staff members are employed at Rogers. Incentives for personnel include a car pooling program, nap room, onsite cafeteria, a religious observance room, discounts at local restaurants and an onsite fitness facility. Retirement planning assistance is available, along with life and disability insurance, signing bonuses, referral bonuses and health, dental and eye care help upon starting.
Technip Canada Limited
Working to provide the best solutions and innovative technologies to the oil and gas industry, Technip Canada Ltd. specifically specializes in management, engineering, and construction services. This company offers an employee lounge, self-serve lunchroom and certified classes (kick boxing and yoga) to its 172 full-time employees in Canada. Social events include an annual baseball tournament, summer barbecue and Halloween and Christmas parties. Staff members are eligible for year-end bonuses, referral bonuses and life and disability insurance. Furthermore, employees can receive health, dental, and vision insurance upon their start date.