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Ceridian HCM Inc.
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Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Ceridian HCM Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2019) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2019) :

  • Ceridian offers a number of opportunities for long-term employee development, including a dedicated career exploration program to help employees learn about internal career options -- employees may attend virtual open houses, participate in job rotation, job shadow a colleague, or swap roles with another employee for a month
  • Beyond their defined contribution pension program, Ceridian employees can take advantage of a variety of helpful financial benefits including new employee referral bonuses (up to $5,000), a personal computer purchase plan, subsidized home internet, discounted home loans and auto lease rates, and even discounts on pet insurance
  • Ceridian established the registered "Ceridian Cares" charity to assist individuals and families in communities where the company operates -- over $380,000 was raised through payroll deductions, fundraising activities and an annual corporate contribution last year, with funds distributed to over 375 individuals, families and other registered charities -- the unique initiative has already distributed over $1.6-million since its inception
Ceridian employees showing off their Paint Night creations  

Employer Background

Industry Payroll Services
Established in Canada 1968
Parent company Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.
Parent company head office Minneapolis, MN, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Markham ON, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Charlottetown PE, Halifax NS, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,633
Part-time employees in Canada 37
Full-time employees worldwide 4,347
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 0.59%
Average age of employees in Canada 41.7 years
Longest serving employee 42.6 years

Physical Workplace Rating: A

Commuter amenities subsidized parking, electric vehicle charging stations, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Workplace features head office is located in a campus-like setting in a newly renovated office space (with ongoing renovations) that features open-concept and low-panelled workstations, ravine views overlooking the Don Valley, onsite car wash, telecommuter workstations, sit-stand workstations, nap room, religious observance room, outdoor patio, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor barbecue
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, music, television, video games, pool table, foosball table, table hockey, board games
Onsite cafeteria healthy menus, special diet menus, onsite Tim Hortons, Marcello's Market and Deli, and an entire food court within walking distance across the street
Snacks available healthy snacks such as dried fruit, granola bars, vegetable trays, fruit and cheese available for meetings and events
Onsite fitness facility shared-use facility, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (yoga), weights, shower facilities
Other nearby amenities GoodLife Fitness, Don River ravine, daycare, restaurants, shopping mall, Don Valley Golf Course

Work Atmosphere & Communications Rating: A

Employee social committee name Fun at Work (est. 1998)
Recent social events across the company, employees celebrate a variety of events and holidays, including Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Celebrate Diversity Month, Employee Appreciation Day, Women's Day, Volunteer Appreciation Day, Pajama Day, Canada Day, holiday parties to celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa, sporting events and summer picnics
Cultural aspects employee sports teams, business casual dress, casual dress (e.g. jeans) daily, music while working
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box, internal social media
Other in-house communications Town Hall Sessions (face-to-face meetings with senior leadership), quarterly "All Hands Meetings" hosted via teleconference with the global CEO and senior leadership

Financial Benefits & Compensation Rating: 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 defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Long-term planning retirement planning assistance, phased-in retirement work options, life & disability insurance
Referral bonuses (max) new employee referral bonuses (up to $5,000) for some positions
Signing bonuses available for some positions
Additional financial benefits subsidized home insurance, subsidized auto insurance, low-interest home loans, discounted auto lease rates, subsidized home internet, discounted pet health insurance, personal computer purchase plan

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits Rating: B+

Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible coverage health plan is flexible with adjustable premiums and coverage levels
Minimum hours worked for coverage 18 hours per week
Waiting period for coverage 90 days
Family coverage option yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs) yes
Other health plan information employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, nutrition planning, podiatrist, osteopathy, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. accupuncture, naturopathy)
Health spending account up to $2,741 each year
Fitness club subsidy up to $200 each year
Additional health and wellness information fitness equipment loans, access to Best Doctors service
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 95% of salary for 6 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 95% of salary for 6 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 95% of salary for 6 weeks
Adoption assistance subsidy up to $5,000 per child
Additional family-friendly benefits academic scholarships of up to $3,000 per child
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Additional family-friendly information subsidies for IVF treatments (with no set lifetime maximum), the Dave MacKay Memorial Scholarship (in memory of the company's late president) to reward excellence in education and community involvement (program offers 2 generous $10,000 scholarships, open to all children of employees pursuing post-secondary studies)

Vacation & Personal Time-Off Rating: B

Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 8 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 maximum 12 months

Employee Engagement & Performance Rating: A

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
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), mobile employee engagement platform called LifeWorks, designed to integrate engagement and wellness with active recognition available in real-time, over 4,380 employees have received recognition and each quarter, employees may be selected for a special recognition that includes public acknowledgement from senior executives, a personalized award and a cheque for $500, the LifeWorks program also includes a perks feature that lets employees (and their families) access numerous savings at hundreds of retailers
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 3 months

Training & Skills Development Rating: A

Career planning in-house career planning services
In-house training initiatives mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation, mentoring to transfer retirees' skills
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unrelated tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year for courses unrelated to current position
Unrelated tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies per year for courses unrelated to current position
Unique training & development programs a number of employee affinity groups lead specific initiatives within the company, such as Ceridian's Women's Network (hosts a series of networking, educational and social events), the "YOUnity" diversity and inclusion program, CeridianPRIDE, Ceridian Black Employee Network, Ceridian Hispanic & Latino Network, and disABILITY@Ceridian

Community Involvement Rating: 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 700 hours last year
Some of the community organizations supported Learning Partnership, Downtown Family Foods, Children's Autism Services of Edmonton, Canadian Red Cross, Second Harvest
Community highlight Through the company's in-house registered charity, "Ceridian Cares", Ceridian and its employees raise funds through payroll deductions and fundraising activities to help "provide financial assistance to families that require support and improve the communities in which we live and work". Since its establishment, the initiative has donated over $1.6-million to families across Canada, granting over $380,000 to 375 individuals and families last year.

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

Here are some of the reasons why Ceridian HCM Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • Ceridian offers New Grad Boot Camp, a 6-week curriculum for university interns and new grads in technical, project or business streams -- participants receive product configuration and skills training, are assigned a departmental buddy and a dedicated mentor, and participate in "day-in-the-life" experiences, job shadowing, team building and networking events
  • Through the Career Talk program, Ceridian employees can meet with People Organization team members to receive career counselling and feedback on topics such as resume preparation and review, interview preparation and networking tips from an HR professional
Ceridian employees participating in team building activities  

Highlights

Industry Payroll Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Markham ON, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Charlottetown PE, Halifax NS, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,633
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses 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
Unique initiatives Career Path site offers tools and resources to learn about career options within the organization such as job descriptions, skills assessments and a 30-day career development challenge, Developing Leaders Program to provide participants with an opportunity to develop leadership and business acumen skills through intensive training, mentorship and project management

The Career Directory

Ceridian HCM Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Ceridian employees in Winnipeg cheering on the Jets

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Payroll Services
Full-time employees in Canada 1,000 to 2,500
Parent company Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.
Parent company head office Minneapolis, MN, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Markham ON, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Charlottetown PE, Halifax NS, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON
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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Other info for new grads Ceridian offers a number of programs to support the development of employees early in their career including a comprehensive onboarding program, New Grad Boot Camp, Career Exploration program, and a Developing Leaders Program.
Typical new grad positions Software Developer, Application Analyst, Test Engineer, Associate Implementation Consultant, Product Consultant, Business Systems Analyst
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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