Connect Hearing
Connect Hearing District Sales Manager Candace Radford and the Surrey clinic staff hosting 'Café Connect' with the local community

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

Here are some of the reasons why Connect Hearing was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2017):

  • Connect Hearing supports its new moms and dads (including adoptive parents) with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 100% of salary for 8 weeks) and offers a variety of alternative work options to help employees balance their work and personal lives
  • Connect Hearing encourages employees to keep up-to-date and continue their education with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions as well as a variety of in-house training initiatives -- and works to develop its younger talent through paid internship and mentoring programs
  • Along with a matching RSP program to encourage employees to save for the long term, Connect Hearing offers a profit sharing program as well as year-end performance bonuses -- and hosts its annual "Club Connect" recognition event at various destinations including New York City and Palm Springs in previous years
Connect Hearing CEO Sandra Fulton (far left) with the national sales manager team

Highlights

Industry Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
Established in Canada 1978
Parent company Sonova
Parent company head office Stafa, Switzerland
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB, Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, Regina SK, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Hamilton ON, Halifax NS, Dartmouth NS
Full-time employees in Canada 359
Part-time employees in Canada 45
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 37 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, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
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 5 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Connect Hearing was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017):

  • Connect Hearing offers paid internships for Hearing Instrument Practitioner students from George Brown College, Grant MacEwan University and Conestoga College as well as mentoring and job shadowing with an audiologist instructor
  • Connect Hearing provides 3- to 4-month unpaid practicum placements to audiology students from University of British Columbia, Western University, University of Ottawa and Dalhousie University
  • Connect Hearing supports ongoing employee development through a number of unique training opportunities including bi-annual hearing aid manufacturer-led training sessions, annual regional audiology and hearing conferences, semi-annual hearing conferences and group training sessions
Connect Hearing employees taking part in the Tough Mudder Mud Run

Highlights

Industry Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB, Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, Regina SK, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Hamilton ON, Halifax NS, Dartmouth NS
Full-time employees in Canada 359
Student opportunities co-op opportunities, paid internships
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

The Career Directory

Connect Hearing has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Connect Hearing Area Supervisor Lisa Galt presents 'Employee of the Month' to Adi Chen

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
Parent company Sonova
Parent company head office Stafa, Switzerland
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB, Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, Regina SK, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Hamilton ON, Halifax NS, Dartmouth NS
Student opportunities paid internships, 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 Audiologist, Hearing Instrument Specialist, Customer Care Representative, Accounting Clerk
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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