Conference Board of Canada, The
Conference Board of Canada employees taking part in a United Way paper plane toss fundraiser

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Conference Board of Canada, The was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017):

  • Conference Board of Canada invests in ongoing employee education, offering tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions (up to $1,500) and providing opportunities for the next generation to gain unique career-level experience through co-op opportunities, paid internships and international placements
  • Conference Board of Canada provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers, fathers, or adoptive parents (to 75% of salary for 17 weeks) as well as the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Conference Board of Canada promotes diversity and inclusion through its research, networks and policy work, and recently established the National Immigration Centre, a 5-year initiative to help develop an evidence-based national immigration action plan for Canada
Conference Board of Canada employees celebrating 30 years at the organization's headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario

Highlights

Industry Consulting Services
Established in Canada 1954
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Calgary AB, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 228
Part-time employees in Canada 12
Average age of employees in Canada 41.09
Longest serving employee 36 years
Long-term savings matching RSP, non-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, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
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 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
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

Conference Board of Canada, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Conference Board of Canada employees at a September staff lunch

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Consulting Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Calgary AB, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 228
Part-time employees in Canada 12
Student opportunities paid internships, 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
Typical new grad positions Economist, Research Assistant, Research Associate, Event Planner
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits 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

Academic fields recruited


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