Halogen Software Inc.
Halogen Software employees practised yoga as participants in the Bust A Move For Breast Health fundraiser

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

Here are some of the reasons why Halogen Software Inc. was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016):

  • Halogen Software encourages employees to keep their skills up-to-date with generous tuition subsidies (to $2,500 annually) for courses directly related to their current positions as well as for courses that are indirectly related (to $2,500 annually) -- the company also offers subsidies for professional accreditation, formal mentoring and in-house training programs
  • Halogen Software encourages employees to become recruiters in their personal networks with generous referral bonuses (from $1,000 to $2,500) and encourages employees to save for the future with matching RSP contributions
  • Halogen Software starts new employees with three weeks of paid vacation, moving to four weeks after five years on the job, and two paid personal days off each year -- employees also have the option to apply for an unpaid leave of absence (with duration determined on an case-by-case basis)
Halogen Software IT employees during an afternoon of snowshoeing
Halogen Software employees at the Bust A Move For Breast Health Fundraiser

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2001
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Québec QC
Full-time employees in Canada 418
Longest serving employee 27 years
Long-term savings 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, telecommuting
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
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, (up to 2 paid days)

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

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

  • Through Halogen Software's Brilliant Beginning New Grad Program, new grads can explore entry-level career opportunities, participate in structured training and development, receive mentoring from senior-level employees and learn about various business functions at the company
  • Halogen Software manages an Emerging Leaders program to help high potential employees develop leadership skills for future management roles -- participants receive formal and experiential training and executive mentorship
  • Halogen Software hosts "Halogen Olympics" and groups employees into two teams for a 5-day competition -- activities include capture the flag, trivia contests and "minute-to-win-it" challenges
Halogen Software employees on the Pirates of the Halogean team test out their trivia knowledge

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Québec QC
Full-time employees in Canada 418
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,500 in tuition subsidies per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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

Here are some of the reasons why Halogen Software Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • Ottawa-based Halogen Software continues to grow at an incredible pace, adding over 130 new full-time positions in the past two years
  • Halogen Software encourages employees to save for the future with contributions to a matching RSP plan
  • Halogen Software recognizes exceptional performance through a variety of awards, including peer-to-peer recognition, long-service awards and the Halogen PRO award, for employees who have outperformed their responsibility or demonstrate originality
Halogen Software employees jammed during Halopalooza to raise funds for Make-a-Wish Foundation Eastern Ontario
Halogen Software employees from the finance department celebrating their win for best costume during the office's Halloween celebrations

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2001
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Québec QC
Full-time employees in Canada 418
Longest serving employee 27 years
Long-term savings 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, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships

The Career Directory

Halogen Software Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Software Publishers
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Québec QC
Full-time employees in Canada 418
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 Brilliant Beginning New Grad Program, to give new graduates the opportunity to explore first-time career opportunities while benefiting from structured training and development and mentorship from senior-level employees
Typical new grad positions Software Developer, Sales Researcher, Marketing Coordinator, Data Analyst
Starting salary $50K to $55K
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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