AbeBooks Inc.
AbeBooks' employees created a scoreboard to track employees' victories in the Office Olympics

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (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.
AbeBooks head office overlooking Victoria, British Columbia's harbour
AbeBooks employees enjoying their staff holiday party
AbeBooks employees compete in a ping-pong tournament
AbeBooks employees enjoying the view from the head office's deck

Highlights

Industry Electronic Shopping
Established in Canada 1996
Parent company Amazon.com, Inc.
Parent company head office Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time employees in Canada 92
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 36
Longest serving employee 15 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

AbeBooks Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electronic Shopping
Parent company Amazon.com, Inc.
Parent company head office Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time employees in Canada 92
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Junior Software Engineer, Customer Support Representative, UI/UX Designer, Human Resources Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, Account Manager
Starting salary $80K to $85K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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