MONTREAL, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Vigilant Global today announced it has been named a Top 20 Montreal Employer by Mediacorp Canada. This is the fifth consecutive year the technology and R&D firm has made the list.
"We are honored to again be named as a top employer in the community that means so much to our company," said Josh Felker, co-founder and managing director of Vigilant Global. "In the same way we are committed to engaging with the Greater Montreal community, we are committed to always looking for ways to enhance the well-being and work life of our employees."
Vigilant provides a strong benefits package in addition to inventive perks such as daily catered meals, an organic grocery subsidy, on-site yoga classes and company outings that let employees connect outside of work. Recent outings include a private opening day screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and a Vigilant-only day at La Ronde for Vigilant employees, friends and family.
The company proudly invests in the community and supports many local organizations, including The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, Kids Code Jeunesse and Robotique First Quebec. Additionally, Vigilant organizes company-wide volunteer activities and provides 40 hours of paid volunteering time annually for employees to support local organizations of their choice.
Montreal's Top 20 Employers are selected from submissions to the Canada Top 100 Employers program sponsored by Mediacorp. The applicants are reviewed in multiple areas, including work atmosphere, benefits, and community involvement. Recipients for the Canada Top 100 Employers list will be announced in March.
More information about Montreal's Top 20 Employers is available at http://www.canadastop100.com/montreal/.
About Vigilant Global
Vigilant Global is a leading Montreal-based IT and research and development firm that designs and implements high-performance systems and innovative software solutions applied to the world of finance. The company fosters active engagement with the community, believing community involvement enriches the experience of working and living in Montreal and offers a collaborative and rewarding work environment. For more information, please visit www.vigilantglobal.com.
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For further information: Jessica Iverson, Vigilant Global, 514-312-4804, www.vigilantglobal.com