As the world economy bounces back, job seekers can now be more discerning about which companies they apply to. Naturally, qualified job seekers want employers who not only offer a living wage but provide extra perks like vacation, paternity leave, 401ks, and more. Some businesses think that providing extras will hurt the bottom line. But some of Canada’s most successful businesses prove that providing a few more perks like, training and mentoring, premium benefits, and community activities, pays off big time in productivity. Take a look at what Canada’s top companies are doing to keep workers happy and profits high.
Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada: this company is a distributor for Harley-Davidson and Buell. And provides motorcycles, parts, accessories, and other services. The company’s management style comes from its founder Fred Deeley, who believed in helping employees be the best they could be by improving their skills and serving the local community. Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada provides academic scholarships to employee children. They also offer family focused initiatives like parental and maternal leave, which extends to 52 weeks for mothers.
Verafin, Ltd: provides AML and Fraud Detection software specifically for the financial industry across North America. This company is known for its dedication to employee health, by providing weights, yoga, and yoga an aerobic classes. New parents receive up to 75 percent of their salary for 17 weeks to take care of their child, plus mothers going through in vitro get up to $5,000 for the procedure.
Innovatia Inc.: makes electronic documentation software products for clients in Canada and across the U.S. and India. The company is focused on rewarding employees for hard work. It gives employees a $500 referral bonus to find new hires. In addition to premium parental and maternity leave benefits, Innovatia Inc. matches RSP contributions and offer a profit sharing plan.
Nature’s Path Foods Inc.: manufactures organic breakfast foods and snacks that are sold in over 50 countries. The company is known for its dedication to the environment. It encourages its employees to grow their own organic products, and provides deep employee discounts so they can eat healthy too. Also, each employee receives up to $1,000 for the purchase of an environmentally friendly car every year.
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