As the job market goes through an unpredictable time during the pandemic, it can feel discouraging when trying to find work, especially when workplace rules are constantly changing.
But it might be comforting to know that tech and finance companies are actively looking to hire for many positions, offering plenty of work perks and the chance to be part of innovative teams.
Forbes just released a list of Canada’s best employers in 2021, and of the top 30, Ontario dominated the list, making it a top contender for best places to be situated for work.
Daily Hive has compiled a list of 10 companies and startups hiring for 86 positions in Toronto. So while the economy is facing challenges, there are still plenty of opportunities in your chosen field.
Who: Founded in 2015, Zensurance is an online commercial insurance brokerage disrupting the insurtech space. The organization works with insurance companies and industry experts to build the most cutting edge insurance solution for business owners. Leveraging the latest innovations in user experience, design, and analytics, Zensurance is leading change in the insurance industry.
Jobs: Zensurance’s Toronto office is currently working fully remote and growing at a rapid pace. Zensurance is hiring for a Salesforce Developer and Email Marketing Manager (remote anywhere in Canada), a New Business, RIBO Licensed Broker (remote anywhere in Ontario) and a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP).
Perks: The opportunity to work for Canada’s fastest-growing insurtech company, fully remote onboarding experience, full benefits package starting day one, education allowance, collaborative workspaces and ping pong (when in the office), virtual workouts and activities planned to connect with coworkers, and (when in the office) weekly company updates that include beer and snacks!
More: To learn more, visit Zensurance’s careers page or follow them on LinkedIn for frequent updates.
Who: Endy is the Toronto-based mattress brand revolutionizing the way Canadians sleep. Since exploding onto the e-commerce scene in 2015, Endy has grown to become Canada’s leading online mattress brand and one of the country’s fastest-growing D2C brands — ever. Endy is looking for all-star team members to drive forward the company’s growth and help take the brand to the next level.
Jobs: Endy is hiring for an Influencer Marketing Coordinator and UX/UI Designer.
Perks: Wellness days, flexible vacation policy, parental leave program, health and lifestyle benefits, monthly team events, the full Endy Ensemble (because a good sleep leads to great work, right?), and so much more.
More: To learn more about Endy and to check out their current openings, visit their careers page
Who: Founded by a team of scientists and engineers, Motif Labs Ltd. is a federally Licensed Producer (LP) of cannabis products in Canada. Operating as a Standard Processor, Motif Labs converts raw materials (cannabis/hemp) into high quality, highly purified THC/CBD oil, which are then used in a variety of end products including, beverages, edibles, vaporizers, as well as topicals and tinctures.
Jobs: Motif Labs is currently hiring for a number of positions, including a Production Associate, a Distillation Technician, and more.
Perks: Motif Labs prides itself on Integrity, Collaboration and Quality, and these core values are at the center of everything they do. Motif offers employees opportunities for learning and personal growth, competitive compensation, health and dental benefits, and paid time off.
More: For more information on Motif Labs and their current openings, please visit their careers page.
Who: Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use global cloud-based accounting platform for small businesses and their advisors. The company has 2.45 million subscribers in more than 180 countries. Xero seamlessly integrates with more than 800 apps. It was ranked No. 1 by Forbes as the World’s Most Innovative Growth Company for two years running, was included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for its ongoing emphasis on fostering workplace diversity, and recently established Toronto as their North American technology and product hub.
Jobs: Xero Canada is hiring for a number of roles on their Product, Design, Development, Sales, and Technology teams, including a Communications Lead, Product Marketing Manager, Intermediate Software Developers on the Invoicing team, Senior Account Manager, Sales Enablement Manager, a Strategy Manager and more.
Perks: Xero offers a number of great perks including Health and Wellness benefits coverage, a generous employee share scheme, leave allowance and parental leave benefits. In an effort to support their remote workforce through COVID-19, Xero extended their employee benefits to include robust wellness resources and access to wellness webinars built on physical, mental, social, financial and environmental wellbeing.
More: To learn more about Xero and check out the current openings, visit their careers page.
Who: Givex is an end-to-end customer engagement solution that provides POS, gift card and loyalty solutions to Canada’s restaurant industry.
Jobs: Current openings include Customer Service and Front End Web Developers
Perks: You’ll get to work in a high-energy open office environment, right downtown, with a fast-growing, global technology company. Givex offers long-term career growth with promotions from within the company and the opportunity to relocate internationally.
More: You can learn more about Givex and its current openings by heading over to its careers page.
Who: Humi is Canada’s leading HR, Payroll, and Benefits solution for rapidly scaling small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across Canada. A company filled with builders and boundary-pushers, Humi is focused on building the tools to help Canadian organizations foster their greatest asset: their employees. Before Humi, there was no truly unified solution that tied together the intricacies of HR for SMBs.
Jobs: Humi is hiring for an Implementation Experience Associate, Full Stack Software Engineer and Front End Software Engineer, and more.
Perks: Equity ownership for all full-time employees, virtual social events, and a competitive employee benefits package, which includes a subscription to an on-demand virtual healthcare app and an online pharmacy and prescription service. We take the mental health and wellness of our Humigos seriously and offer extended employee and family assistance program (EFAP) services through our partnership with InkBlot Therapy.
More: To learn more about Humi and to check out their current openings, visit their careers page.
Who: Lighthouse Labs was created in 2013 by a team of software developers with a passion for code, mentorship, and education. Their mission: to transform the way that tech education is delivered.
Jobs: Lighthouse Labs is looking for a Career Services Coordinator (6 Month Contract); Curriculum Writer; Remote PT Data Science Mentor; Remote PT Web Development Mentor; Sr. Manager, Education Delivery; Sr. Director, Marketing; Business Development Manager and Intermediate Software Developer (remote anywhere in Canada) to join their league of extraordinary people.
Perks: Lighthouse Labs is an inclusive employer, with diverse (and dog-friendly!) campuses across the country. Employees enjoy remote flexibility, employee benefits, and additional time off over the Christmas holiday season.
More: You can learn more about Lighthouse Labs openings on their careers page.
Who: This company aims to create an easier online grocery shopping experience. In 2018, Unata joined forces with Instacart to provide “the most comprehensive, innovative digital grocery solution on the market.”
Jobs: The company is currently hiring for 26 jobs in Toronto, which include Director of Retail Accounts, Senior Data Scientist, Staff Software Engineer and more.
Perks: Catered lunch every day in the office and a great community feel with meetups, workshops, and volunteer outings.
More: You can learn more about Unata on their careers page.
Who: Tulip is a mobile application provider focused on empowering workers in retail stores. Partnered with Apple, the company’s mission is to advance mobile technology to deliver simple-to-use apps for store associates to look up products and manage customer information.
Jobs: The company is currently hiring for seven positions, including PHP Developer, Customer Success Manager, Solutions Engineer, Product Marketing Manager and more.
More: You can learn more by visiting their careers page.
Who: Daily Hive is a fast-growing publication that is seeking go-getters fascinated by digital media who want to work in a fun, fast-paced environment with an energetic team.
Jobs: The company is currently hiring for nine positions in Toronto and Vancouver which include, Toronto City Editor, Toronto Urbanized reporter, Director of Marketing, Manager Editor-Branded Content and more.
Perks: Daily Hive offers unlimited vacation, health benefits, and flexible work hours.
More: You can learn more about the jobs on the careers page.