Conference Board of Canada, The
The Conference Board of Canada employee speaking at a United Way fundraising event

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Conference Board of Canada, The was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016):

  • Conference Board of Canada helps employees to prepare for the future with retirement planning assistance and generous contributions to a matching RSP plan -- also hosts an annual alumni reception to encourage former employees to stay connected with the organization
  • 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 an 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 in the community, recently launching the National Immigration Centre, a 5-year initiative to help develop an evidence-based National Immigration Action Plan for Canada
The Conference Board of Canada employees at an Ottawa Senators rally

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 212
Part-time employees in Canada 16
Average age of employees in Canada 41.54
Longest serving employee 35 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
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 taking part in a United Way paper plane toss fundraiser

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
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Economist, Research Assistant, Research Associate, Event Planner
Starting salary $45K to $50K
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

Academic fields recruited


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