Great Little Box Company, The
GLBC employees taking part in a Dress for the Cause in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

Here are some of the reasons why Great Little Box Company, The was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2017):

  • GLBC offers its employees a unique head office work environment that features an onsite fitness facility, an outdoor sand volleyball court and a company dock for employees wishing to paddle their way to the Mitchell Island location
  • GLBC offers employees a profit-sharing plan and celebrates the achievement of its annual profitability target through the "Big Outrageous Xtravaganza" (or BOX goal) initiative -- the impressive program includes 3 additional paid days off and an all-expenses-paid vacation to a sunny destination for all employees (the most recent trip was to Las Vegas, representing just one of eight such retreats that employees have enjoyed in the past 15 years)
  • Along with a profit-sharing plan, GLBC supports an enlightened policy, opening its books to employees each month -- the company also helps employees plan for the longer term with retirement planning assistance and matching RSP contributions
GLBC employees

Highlights

Industry Corrugated and Solid Fibre Box Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1982
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Victoria BC, Kelowna BC
Full-time employees in Canada 256
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 44
Longest serving employee 33 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $200 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 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 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 3 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Great Little Box Company, The was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • An enlightened privately-held employer that opens its books to employees each month, GLBC offers a profit-sharing plan and encourages employees to save for retirement through matching RSP contributions
  • GLBC celebrates its annual profitability target, aka the "Big Outrageous Xtravaganza" goal (or BOX goal), with three additional paid days off and an an all-expense-paid vacation to a sunny destination
  • GLBC encourages employees to lead healthy active lifestyles and offers a health care spending account as well as a wellness incentive program, to encourage physical activity -- employees can accumulate points that are redeemable for fitness related merchandise
GLBC employees volunteer gardening

Highlights

Industry Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1982
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Victoria BC, Kelowna BC
Full-time employees in Canada 214
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 44
Longest serving employee 33 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 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
In-house training initiatives in-house training, mentoring

The Career Directory

Great Little Box Company, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
New Grad Jobs at GLBC
The Great Little Box Company employees teamed up to take part in the Vancouver Sun Run

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Corrugated and Solid Fibre Box Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Victoria BC, Kelowna BC
Full-time employees in Canada 256
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Customer Service Representative, Packaging Designer, Production Supervisor, Shipping Manager, Marketing, Administration
Starting salary $35K to $40K
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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