Benefits

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Benefits at PEER Group

From the minute you walk through the door, you will feel the difference. We’re friendly and purposeful, fair and transparent. As expected, we provide a comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents. Check out all of our other great benefits below!

First, you can catch a quick glimpse of our people in action.

Stay healthy and fit

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Massage: Schedule a half-hour massage in our Kitchener office with our on-site massage therapist, Paula, in coordination with our Benefits package.

Fitness: Have a lunch hour pick-me-up by participating in our in-office fitness classes. Sports more your speed? Enjoy employee-organized outdoor activities.

Free parking: Enjoy free onsite parking at our Kitchener office – a rarity in the Innovation District!

Fresh fruit: Grab an orange, apple, banana, or grapes from our fruit bar. Always fresh. Always free.

Gym facility: Forget a membership! We have free gym facilities (including showers) in our Kitchener office building.

Transit passes: We do our part to help the environment. If you choose to leave your car at home, we will provide you with a city transit pass.

Manage your time

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Flex hours: For our office employees, your regular 40-hour workweek is scheduled around core hours between 10am to 4pm allowing you to create a flexible schedule.

Vacation: Travel the world or enjoy a staycation! We offer a competitive vacation package.

Be in the know

CEO of PEER Group onstage for speech

Transparent communications: We have regular communications meetings to ensure that everyone stays informed on important company financials, policies, and fun facts.

Performance reviews and promotions: We promote from within first. We advertise new opportunities internally first. We clearly publish expectations for promotions so you can take charge of your career from which day? Your first.

Referral program: We want to hire the great people in your network. PEER2K offers a cash incentive when your referral is hired and again a year later if you are both still with us.

Hot beverages and hot conversation: Enjoy many varieties of “hipster” coffee, tea, and hot chocolate on us! Take a moment to chat with coworkers, read your horoscope, or tackle the crossword or Sudoku in the daily paper.

Learn and grow

PEER Group hosting learning session for employees

Onboarding and mentoring: Our orientation plan provides a pathway to help you learn the tools and skills you need to create the career trajectory you desire. You also enjoy access to mentors who are willing to provide coaching and answer your questions or point you in the right direction.

Support for becoming a professional: We provide you with the cost of courses and mentorship that will help you obtain your professional designation, e.g., P.Eng.

Education: We are dedicated to having the best employees and provide scholarships for you or your children to pursue education in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program.

You pass, we pay: If you take a course for marks that helps you in your role at work, when you pass, we pay for your tuition and textbook expenses.

Celebrate

PEER Group employees in Christmas sweaters

Parties: We like to celebrate anything from company anniversaries, weddings, births, and holidays. Sometimes, we have parties “just because”. Did someone say “Cake”?

Ten Year Club: After a decade with PEER Group in Kitchener, we welcome you to the Ten Year Club. We honour you with a gift of your choice and you join your peers annually for a fabulous dinner.

Fun Fridays: Our Kitchener office enjoys a wonderful treat every Friday. You’ll be pleasantly surprised with the variety. It’s a great chance to share some fun and laughter.

Haircuts: Look your best with an onsite haircut on the Kitchener premises. Ooh la la!

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