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Sodexo Canada Ltd.
Sodexo Canada employees celebrate the uniqueness of staff on cultural diversity day

Recognized as one of Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Sodexo Canada Ltd. was selected as one of Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers (2018):

  • Employees at Sodexo Canada's head office are encouraged to keep fit at the onsite shared-use fitness facility and also receive a fitness club subsidy as part of their health benefits plan
  • Sodexo Canada encourages employees to provide feedback on which charitable causes to support and maintains a focus on initiatives that fight hunger and poverty -- additionally, the company encourages employees to get involved with paid volunteer time and matching charitable donations
  • Sodexo Canada encourages ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions (to $1,500 annually) and manages a variety of in-house training initiatives, including an international mobility mentorship program to provide employees with an opportunity to explore a career abroad
Sodexo Canada employees volunteering with the non-profit Stop Hunger

Highlights

Industry Food Service Contractors
Established in Canada 1966
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Sodexo Group
Major Canadian hiring locations Burlington ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Fort McMurray AB
Full-time employees in Canada 6,067
Part-time employees in Canada 3,711
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 46 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
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 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, 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

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

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

  • Sodexo Canada manages the "Sharing Across Generations" networking group, which organizes activities to help employees of all generations forge connections in the workplace -- the group also offers training on topics such as multigenerational management and engagement
  • Sodexo Canada offers an international mobility program, allowing employees to work in one of the 79 countries Sodexo operates in -- participants work for up to 1 week in their chosen destination and are matched with a local mentor
  • Through Sodexo Canada's "Rising Stars" program, the company provides paid internships and co-op placements, and hires promising participants into full-time entry-level management positions -- young hires are paired with a "hosting manager" who helps prepare them for their new roles, as well as understand the company's mission and values
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau surprises staff at Sodexo Canada

Highlights

Industry Food Service Contractors
Major Canadian hiring locations Burlington ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Fort McMurray AB
Full-time employees in Canada 6,067
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 $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives 9-month Emerging Leaders program for site managers who want to advance their careers, internships abroad for students and recent graduates, 12-month IMPACT mentoring program for high-potential employees, Chefs Association to foster ongoing training and networking for chefs

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Sodexo Canada Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2018):

  • Sodexo Canada maintains a "disABILITY" strategy to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities, and recently committed to hiring over 200 individuals with disabilities in 2017 and more than 500 hires in 2018 (in partnership with Ready Willing and Able Canada) -- the company also maintains a global Disability Voice Taskforce which focuses on projects that encourage an inclusive, adapted work environment
  • Sodexo Canada participated in the Disabilities Mentoring Day program which pairs job-ready persons with disabilities with companies that use the skills they have or develop them through training
  • With over 200 members, Sodexo Canada's Women in Leadership and Learning (WiLL) program provides development opportunities for female team leaders -- the company also created a subgroup within WiLL called Women in Facilities Management, to promote women in science, technology, engineering and math fields, and hosts the Sodexo Women's International Forum for Talent to help increase the number of women in senior leadership roles
Sodexo Canada employees at a disability alliance gala
"I've had experience working on teams that are mostly men, or teams that are mostly women, and now I have the pleasure of working on gender balanced teams. And it really does make a difference. You can tell people are more creative, they feel they can be themselves, and they participate more in discussions." Jennifer G., Senior Director, Business Development

Highlights

Industry Food Service Contractors
Major Canadian hiring locations Burlington ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Fort McMurray AB
Full-time employees in Canada 6,067
Formal diversity strategy has a defined strategy to achieve diversity and inclusion goals
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Formal commitment diversity and inclusion council, diversity task force, diversity champions, Aboriginal steering committee
Employee resource groups employee business resource groups operate under the umbrella of Sodexo's diversity and inclusion council and include ADEPT (persons with disabilities), PRIDE (LGBT), SAGE (multigenerational), cultural diversity group for visible minorities, WiLL (women in leadership) and a North American Aboriginal Council
Diversity training and awareness workshops on unconscious bias, training on inclusion and generations
Diversity highlights Women in Leadership and Learning (WiLL) program (development opportunities for female team leaders), LGBT Conversation Guide to help employees understand issues LGBT individuals face in the workplace, internships for Vancouver Community College students with intellectual disabilities (in partnership with the Vancouver School Board's Life Skills Program), Montréal office offers co-op placements to new Canadians
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships Chinese Professional Association of Canada, Pride at Work Canada, Canadian Immigrant, Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business, Catalyst, WEConnect (supplier diversity for female enterprises), Canadian Business SenseAbility, over 30 partnerships with community organizations to support the training and professional development of Aboriginal peoples

The Career Directory

Sodexo Canada Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Sodexo Canada employees across all generations participating in a dragon boat race

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Food Service Contractors
Parent company Sodexo Group
Major Canadian hiring locations Burlington ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Ottawa ON, Fort McMurray AB
Full-time employees in Canada 5,000 to 10,000
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 $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Other info for new grads Sodexo Canada offers a number of unique training and development opportunities for recent graduates including mentoring for high potential individuals, a Rising Stars Program to develop future talent, and the SAGE (Sharing Across Generations) Committee, to foster employee engagement.
Typical new grad positions Assistant Manager
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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