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Olympia Financial Group Selected as Alberta's Top Employers Winner for 2018

Posted by K. Fry on March 9, 2018
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Olympia Financial Group Inc. has been chosen as a winner in “Alberta’s Top Employers” contest for 2018.

First published in 2006, Alberta's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Olympia Financial Group was selected as a 2018 Top Employer as the company has some of the most progressive and forward-thinking programs within its operations and human resources practices. Eight criteria were used in the evaluation:

  1. Physical workplace
  2. Work atmosphere and social
  3. Health, family and financial benefits
  4. Vacation and time-off
  5. Employee communications
  6. Performance management
  7. Training and skills development
  8. Community involvement

In addition, here are some of the specific reasons why Olympia Financial Group was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2018):

  • Olympia Financial encourages ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions (up to $1,500 per year) and invests in the education of the next generation through an academic scholarship program for children of employees (to $2,000 per child).
  • Olympia Financial maintains a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs, and provides a health spending account equivalent to 5% of an employee's annual salary.
  • Olympia Financial helps employees achieve better work-life balance with flexible hours, a telecommuting option, shortened work weeks, and up to 6 paid personal days, which can be scheduled as needed
  • Employees working at Olympia Financial's head office can take advantage of a number of on-site amenities, including an employee lounge stocked with video games, a foosball table, table tennis and board games, weekly massage therapy services and free access to a shared use fitness facility.

For complete information about the awarding of this prestigious designation, please click here.

Since its founding in 1997, Olympia Benefits Inc. has been a subsidiary of the publicly traded Olympia Financial Group. 

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