Salesforce Canada Corporation
Salesforce volunteers at the Covenant House in Toronto

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

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

  • Salesforce Canada's head office is located on Toronto's waterfront overlooking Lake Ontario with easy access to the city's newly rebuilt waterfront bicycle trail (and private shower facilities for cycle commuters) as well as being connected to the city's underground PATH walkway system that leads to numerous shops, restaurants, coffee shops and public transit
  • Salesforce Canada helps employees maintain a healthy balance between work and their personal lives with alternative work arrangements and a generous health club subsidy of up to $1,200 per year
  • Salesforce Canada supports employees who are new mothers with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 75% of salary for up to 25 weeks) and provides access to emergency backup child and eldercare services (up to 7 days each year)
Salesforce employees at the Toronto Pride Parade

Employer Background

Industry Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Services
Publicly traded yes
Parent company head office San Francisco, CA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Montréal QC, Toronto ON, Fredericton NB, Halifax NS, Saint John NB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,184
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Full-time employees worldwide 20,485
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 7.5%
Longest serving employee 16 years

Physical Workplace A

Commuter amenities transit subsidies, online car-pool sign-up, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Workplace features head office is located at WaterPlace Park, situated on Toronto's waterfront overlooking Lake Ontario and connected to the city's underground PATH walkway system, the building features a 650-seat food court with coffee shops such as Starbucks, Second Cup and Tim Hortons, telecommuter workstations, nap room, religious observance room, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor patio, discounts at local restaurants
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, music, television, video games, foosball table, board games, table tennis, private shower facilities in the office, IT vending machine (dispenses everything from headsets to power cords)
Snacks available cereal, milk, energy bars, fresh fruit, nuts, gummy bears, baked chips, cheese, hummus, pretzels
Onsite fitness facility shared use facility, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (yoga), rowing machines, weights, shower facilities, towel service
Other nearby amenities Harbourfront Centre, fitness club, Toronto Islands, Waterfront Trail, daycare, restaurants, shopping mall, Rogers Centre, Maple Leaf Square

Work Atmosphere & Communications B+

Employee social committee name Vibe Team (est. 2015)
Recent social events holiday party at the Liberty Grand in December and office festivities during the Christmas season (including gingerbread decorating, the Rum & Egg Nog Ugly Sweater social), fiscal year-end happy hour and evening party at a nightclub, family movie night (to watch the release of the new Star Wars movie) and new product launch celebrations
Cultural aspects employee sports teams, business casual dress, casual dress (e.g. jeans) daily, music while working
Employee communications intranet site
Other in-house communications Chatter (internal social networking)

Financial Benefits & Compensation B+

Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 12 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 12 months
Long-term savings matching RSP
Long-term planning life & disability insurance
Share purchase plan available to all employees
Referral bonuses (max) new employee referral bonuses (up to $10,000) for some positions
Signing bonuses available for some positions

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits B+

Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 90% of the premiums
Minimum hours worked for coverage 20 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 $1,200 each year
In vitro fertilization (IVF) $2,400 per lifetime
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 75% of salary for 25 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 75% of salary for 6 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 75% of salary for 6 weeks
Adoption assistance subsidy up to $5,000 per child
Additional family-friendly benefits yes
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Additional family-friendly information maternity leave top-up for mothers ranges from 23 to 25 weeks, access to emergency backup child and eldercare services (up to 7 days each year)

Vacation & Personal Time-Off A

Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 3 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 4 personal days off each year, as needed
Unpaid leave maximum 6 months

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, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), trips to Aruba or Hawaii for Chairman's Club and Peak Performers Club employees, Mid-Year Club for top performers (last year included a trip to Colorado), the Kokua bonus program for non-sales personnel (from 5% to 25% of annual salary), service recognition awards with accompanying donations to non-profit associations
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 6 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 subsidies (unrelated to job) yes

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 7 paid days)
Total employee volunteer hours (on company time) over 31,000 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 1,000 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported Kiwanis Girls & Boys Club, Teen Resource Centre, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Junior Achievement of Central Ontario
Charitable giving matches employee donations, matches employee volunteer hours with company donations
Community highlight Salesforce Canada's charitable program focuses on technology, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields), education and priority youth. As part of this focus, the company has worked with the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls/CoderDojo launch (to introduce computer coding to ages 8 to 13), the Saint John Teen Resource Centre (donating $100,000 through its 1 million hours grant initiative), and partnered with Girlforce to introduce young women between 15 and 17 years of age to technology career possibilities.

The Career Directory

Salesforce Canada Corporation has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Salesforce employees volunteering at the Vancouver Food Bank

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Services
Parent company head office San Francisco, CA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Montréal QC, Toronto ON, Fredericton NB, Halifax NS, Saint John NB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,184
Part-time employees in Canada 3
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 Software Engineer, Software Engineer (Mobile), Demo Engineer, Software Engineer (Analytics), Associate Sales Development Representative
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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