Today, Kanetix Ltd. was named one of Canada's best small & medium sized employer. You can find the above article in the magazine insert inside the Globe and Mail. It is a proud moment for me personally. This accomplishment is not just because we have a great leadership team, it is because everyone at Kanetix is passionate and vocal about their career development, success in the business and making the workplace a great life experience. The leadership team take this passion and direct the energy into making sure every employee enjoys a great experience being part of the Kanetix team.
The evaluation of the best employer was done cooperatively by the Globe & Mail and Canada's Top 100. Here are some of the criteria whereby they determine Canada's best employers.
Work Atmosphere & Social;
Health, Financial & Family Benefits;
Vacation & Time Off;
Training & Skills Development; and
We are strong in all these areas because at Kanetix, the team cares about their workplace and thrive when they make a big difference in creating the best customer experience for both consumers and our insurance partners. Here is a video of what it's like to work at Kanetix.
Over the past two years, we focused on listening to employees and understanding what was most important in making Kanetix the best place to work. Here are some of the changes we made.
Leadership hosted Friday socials that include team building games
Friday lunches hosted by People Operations team serving all kinds of food from california sandwiches to lobster mac & cheese
CEO & CFO hosted monthly standups with live streaming to include everyone working remote. We personally recognize success of individual employees, celebrate work anniversaries and openly discuss business challenges
New VPN technology making it easy to work from home
Office improvements from bathroom amenities to tropical lounge space
Listening to feedback and including our employees in building a great work experience has made the biggest impact in building a great high performing culture.