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Fidelity Canada
Fidelity Canada employees at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada's Unity Day

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Fidelity Canada was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2017) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • Fidelity Canada supports employees who are new mothers and fathers, including adoptive parents, with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 100% of salary for up to 17 weeks) and offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Fidelity Canada lets everyone share in the company's success with profit-sharing and offers a full suite of additional financial benefits, including signing bonuses for some, year-end bonuses for all and referral bonuses of up to $2,000
  • Employees at Fidelity Canada can take advantage of a number of alternative work arrangements including flexible hours, telecommuting, a shortened work week option and reduced summer hours
Fidelity Canada employees presenting a donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank

Employer Background

Industry Portfolio Management
Parent company head office Boston, MA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 792
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Full-time employees worldwide 46,106
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 5.7%
Average age of employees in Canada 39.27
Longest serving employee 26.25 years

Physical Workplace A

Commuter amenities car-pool sign-up program, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Workplace features Fidelity's Toronto office is certified LEED Gold, is directly connected to the Toronto Eaton Centre and features telecommuter workstations, nap room, religious observance room, outdoor patio, discounts at local restaurants
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, music, television, board games, snack machines with healthy options
Onsite fitness facility shared use facility, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (bodypump), rowing machines, weights, shower facilities
Other nearby amenities Toronto Central Grosvenor St YMCA, fitness club, Trinity Square Park, daycare, restaurants, shopping mall, Nathan Philips Square, underground PATH network

Work Atmosphere & Communications A

Company organized social events yes
Recent social events summer barbecue, holiday party at Arcadian Court, family day at Canada's Wonderland, company milestone celebrations
Cultural aspects employee sports teams, business casual dress, casual dress Fridays, music while working, concierge services available
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box
Other in-house communications town halls, Fidelity Forums (opportunities for employees to have face-to-face interaction with President and senior executives)

Financial Benefits & Compensation B+

Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 6 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 6 months
Long-term savings non-matching RSP
Long-term planning retirement planning assistance, phased-in retirement work options, life & disability insurance
Profit-sharing plan available to all employees
Year-end bonuses available to all employees
Referral bonuses new employee referral bonuses (up to $2,000) for some positions
Signing bonuses available for some positions
Additional financial benefits subsidized home insurance, subsidized auto insurance, discounted auto lease rates, referral bonuses range from $1,000 to $2,000

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits B

Health plan note Fidelity Canada has multiple employee groups, health plans may vary by position
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Minimum hours worked for coverage 30 hours per week
Waiting period there is no waiting period for coverage
Family coverage option yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs) yes
Additional coverage employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, homecare, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, nutrition planning, podiatrist, osteopathy, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. accupuncture, naturopathy)
Fitness club subsidy up to $360 each year
Other health plan information annual health and wellness fair, indoor and outdoor "walking meeting" routes
In vitro fertilization (IVF) $15,000 per lifetime
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 100% of salary for 17 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 100% of salary for 17 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 100% of salary for 17 weeks
Additional family-friendly benefits extended parental leave to unpaid leave
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours

Vacation & Personal Time-Off B+

Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 5 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 5 weeks of vacation over their career
Personal paid days off employees can schedule 2 personal days off each year, as needed
Unpaid leave of absence option yes
Additional time-off information some employees have vacation jump after 2 years

Employee Engagement & Performance A+

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
360° feedback option as part of the review process, performance feedback is also solicited from co-workers and other managers familiar with each employee's work
Confidential employee feedback employees can also provide confidential feedback on their manager's performance
Exit interview exit interview option is available for departing employees
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer-recognition awards, long-service awards, Voice of the Employee innovation program (cash rewards of up to $2,000 for employee suggestions that are implemented by the company)
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 4 months
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months

Training & Skills Development A

Career planning in-house career planning services, online employee skills inventory
In-house training initiatives mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, subsidies for professional accreditation
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Tuition subsidy coverage employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,928 in tuition subsidies per year
Tuition subsidies (unrelated to job) yes
Unrelated tuition subsidy coverage employer covers up to 100% of non-related tuition per year
Financial bonuses for course completions yes
Unique training & development programs General Management Apprenticeship program (cross-firm 2-year rotational opportunities to accelerate employee development), secondments, financial bonuses for course completion range from $300 to $2,000

Community Involvement A+

Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Total employee volunteer hours (on company time) over 2,530 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 500 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, United Way, Daily Bread Food Bank, Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Sainte-Justine Hospital Foundation, Ovarian Cancer Canada
Charitable giving matches employee donations, matches employee volunteer hours with company donations
Community highlight Fidelity Canada's charitable focus is youth and education, employee donations are matched on a case-by-case basis.

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Fidelity Canada was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • Fidelity Canada recently launched a new 4-month student recruitment program that includes skills development sessions, information sessions conducted by senior executives, a Q&A session with the President and senior executive team, opportunities to volunteer in the community with organizations that Fidelity supports, opportunities to job-shadow in up to three different departments and participation in social events and sports activities
  • Fidelity Canada introduced a rotation program for existing high performing co-op students to return in a different position -- and also offers $1,500 moving allowance to enable students to work in regional offices on assignment
Fidelity Canada employees cheer on a colleague at the company's United Way FIFA Soccer Fundraiser

Highlights

Industry Portfolio Management
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 765
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

The Career Directory

Fidelity Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Fidelity Canada employees taking part in the Bay Street Hoops Tournament

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Portfolio Management
Parent company head office Boston, MA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 792
Part-time employees in Canada 2
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
Other info for new grads Fidelity Canada manages the Next Generation Scholarship program for children of employees.
Typical new grad positions Business Development Associate, SalesPath Associate, Processing Representative, Document Management Representative, Financial Analyst, Coordinator
Starting salary $40K to $45K
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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