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Alberta Blue Cross
Alberta Blue Cross employees at the Row for Kids regatta

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Alberta Blue Cross was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Alberta Blue Cross encourages employees to adopt healthy, active lifestyles by offering a variety of onsite exercise classes at reduced rates ($2 per class), such as Zumba, circuit training, yoga and cardio kickboxing -- and also offers a subsidy of up to $1,200 to help cover the costs of fitness club memberships and related wellness expenses
  • Alberta Blue Cross supports ongoing employee education with generous tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions (up to $4,000) and nurtures high potential employees through dedicated leadership training, focusing on women in leadership roles and the next generation
  • Through Alberta Blue Cross' employee-led charity, Hearts of Blue, employees can donate funds as well as volunteer their time to assist dozens of community-based charitable organizations, receiving up to 6 paid days off to volunteer each year (depending on the project)
Alberta Blue Cross employees on Winter Walk Day

Highlights

Industry Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Established in Canada 1948
Parent company ABC Benefits Corporation
Parent company head office Edmonton, AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,005
Part-time employees in Canada 52
Average age of employees in Canada 41
Longest serving employee 42 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 90% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $1,200 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Alberta Blue Cross has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Alberta Blue Cross employees at the Row for Kids regatta

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Parent company ABC Benefits Corporation
Parent company head office Edmonton, AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,005
Part-time employees in Canada 52
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 Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Network Analyst, Database Administrator, Dental Claims Assessor, Market Research Analyst, Case Manager, Sales Associate, Auditor, Help Desk Analyst
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work perks 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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