AbeBooks Inc.
Employees from AbeBooks' internal diversity and inclusion committee at the company's annual holiday party  

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why AbeBooks Inc. was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • A subsidiary of internet giant Amazon.com, Inc., Victoria-based Abebooks reaches out and develops the next generation of employees through paid and co-op internships and summer employment opportunities
  • Employees at AbeBooks are encouraged to stay healthy through an annual fitness club subsidy, as well as an onsite shared-use fitness facility that features a complete range of fitness equipment, instructor-led classes, massage chairs and a steam room
  • AbeBooks' employee-run "SoCo" social committee organizes a busy social calendar, from a winter holiday skating party for employees' families with gifts from Santa, to a summer golf tournament and barbecue dinner, and a variety of fun events throughout the year
AbeBooks employees celebrating the company's 20th anniversary  

Highlights

Industry Electronic Shopping
Established in Canada 1996
Parent company Amazon.com, Inc.
Parent company head office Seattle, WA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC
Full-time employees in Canada 98
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 35 years
Longest serving employee 16 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, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), 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
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 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

AbeBooks Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Winners of AbeBooks' annual ping pong tournament

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electronic Shopping
Parent company Amazon.com, Inc.
Parent company head office Seattle, WA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC
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 Software Development Engineer, Marketing Specialist, Customer Support Representative, Account Manager, Recruiting Coordinator, Accounting Assistant
Starting salary $80K to $85K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited

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