Connect Hearing
Connect Hearing employees Elizabeth and Morgan preparing 'candygrams'

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

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

  • Connect Hearing encourages employees to save for the longer term with matching RSP contributions (up to $2,000) and offers new employee referral bonuses (from $250 to $3,000), depending on the position
  • 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 internships and mentoring programs
  • Connect Hearing supports a busy social calendar for employees, including the annual Christmas party, a Chinese New Year meal, Movember celebration, pizza parties, rooftop beach volleyball, and the annual "Club Connect" trip for meeting budget expectations -- past trips include New York City, a Bahamas cruise, San Diego and San Antonio
Connect Hearing employee Raina

Highlights

Industry Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Practitioners
Established in Canada 1978
Publicly traded yes
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 315
Part-time employees in Canada 14
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 34 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
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 18 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, 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

Here are some of the reasons why Connect Hearing was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • 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 Anit So and Ashley Corbin

Highlights

Industry Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Practitioners
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 315
Student opportunities co-op opportunities, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $15,000 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 2 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 Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Practitioners
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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $15,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
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 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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