Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2016)
By Richard Yerema and Kristina Leung, Mediacorp Canada Inc. staff editors (Feb 6, 2016)
Here are some of the reasons why AbeBooks Inc. was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2016):
- AbeBooks' head office is located on the top floor of a modern glass building with great views of Victoria's harbour and downtown surroundings -- the office also features an employee lounge, complete with table tennis, billiards and foosball as well as open kitchen area with free coffee, tea, soft drinks and snacks daily
- AbeBooks' employee-run "SoCo" social committee organizes a busy social calendar, and the company encourages employees to keep active with an annual health club subsidy (to $300) and employee-organized sports teams
- AbeBooks is a unique BC business success story that offers great career possibilities at home, through its European office in Dusseldorf, Germany,as well as through its parent company, Internet giant Amazon.com, Inc.