2018 Winner - 7shifts Employee Scheduling Software Inc.
Between its offices in Saskatoon and Toronto, 7shifts has 53 employees, 9 of whom were born outside Canada (17%). These employees are originally from India, South Africa, Chile, Poland, Germany and Serbia. 7shifts conducts interviews domestically and internationally via video conferencing. It assists with moving expenses and the immigration process, which was completed for an employee from Chile last September. Employees receive full orientation, with an “onboarding buddy” initiative in place. Every Friday, the company treats all employees to culturally sensitive catered lunches with pork-free, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. The company offers paid language classes if required and a minimum of 4 weeks’ paid vacations from the first year of employment, making it easier for those who wish to vacation in their homeland.