TextNow Inc.
TextNow's kitchen and lounge area in the office

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers

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

  • TextNow encourages employees to adopt an ownership mentality through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and offers generous referral bonuses of up to $2,500 for employees who recruit candidates from their personal networks
  • TextNow offers meaningful opportunities for students and new grads to gain career-level experience through co-op placements, paid internships and summer employment
  • TextNow provides introductory maternity and parental leave top-up for employees who are new mothers or fathers, including adoptive parents
TextNow employees celebrating the holidays   ( Photo credit: Aaron Summerfield)

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2009
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON
Full-time employees in Canada 73
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 31 years
Longest serving employee 8 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, telecommuting
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
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
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers

Here are some of the reasons why TextNow Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

  • A smaller Waterloo-based software firm, TextNow continues to grow at an incredible pace, increasing its full-time workforce by nearly 20% in the past year
  • TextNow encourages employees to adopt an ownership mentality through a share purchase plan, available to all employees
  • Employees enjoy a variety of onsite amenities including a cafeteria (with free meals daily), an employee lounge with video games and foosball, an ice rink, a beach volleyball court and free access to a fitness room
TextNow employees celebrating an achievement inside the company's Waterloo office

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2009
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON
Full-time employees in Canada 73
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Full-time employee growth in the past year 19.7 %
Average age of employees in Canada 31 years
Longest serving employee 8 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, telecommuting
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Performance recognition on-the-spot rewards

The Career Directory

TextNow Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
TextNow co-op students

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Software Publishers
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo 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
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Internal Tools Developer, Android Developer, Web App Developer, iOS Developer, Backend Developer
Starting salary $65K to $70K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, 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
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy

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