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Active International Recognized as an Employee Recommended Workplace for 2018

Posted by Christine Lako on Mar 23, 2018 1:11:41 PM

Award Ceremony Presented By Morneau Shepell & Globe and Mail 

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Topics: Get to know Active, Agency Perspective, Work Culture, Active Cares, #LifeAtActive, Employee Recommended Workplace

International Women's Day

Posted by Meara Johnson on Mar 8, 2018 6:44:11 PM

#ActiveCares about celebrating the women of Active, along with all the other fabulous women in our lives!

In celebration of International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8th, our team at Active decided to send messages of positivity out to their social networks. By setting up a “Social Station” Active employees were able to snap a selfie with different message cards regarding issues that we as a company hold dear to us. It was important to our family here at Active to send out messages of support, empowerment, equality and gratitude towards women to our social networks.

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Topics: Get to know Active, Work Culture, Active Cares, #LifeAtActive, #activecares

World Nutella Day

Posted by Meara Johnson on Feb 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM

What do you get when World Nutella Day falls on a Monday?

Happy Active employees!

On Monday, February 5th, our team at Active International Canada celebrated World Nutella Day in the most delicious fashion, with crepes! Our Digital Team treated the entire office to an afternoon snack consisting of homemade crepes, sliced fruit and of course, Nutella!

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Topics: Get to know Active, Work Culture, #LifeAtActive

Active International Teams Up to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime

Posted by Kimberly Presnail on Apr 20, 2016 9:24:35 AM

On October 1st, 2016, at Woodbine Racetrack, Active International Canada joins the Princess Margaret ROAD HOCKEY TO CONQUER CANCER event. We are proudly joining 100 teams united by one common goal - to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime!

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Topics: Work Culture, Active Cares

Active International scores 91% in employee satisfaction for 2nd consecutive year

Posted by Kimberly Presnail on Mar 10, 2015 10:18:00 PM

A businesses greatest asset is its people, and that’s certainly the case for Active International in Toronto.  With such a unique business model, our operation is far from an automated machine.  Each step of our trading process is handled with care, and depends on a talented, engaged team of people to transform a smart concept into measurable value.

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Topics: Get to know Active, Corporate Social Responsibility, Work Culture, Active Cares

Work from home tips: When our corporate disaster recovery plan became reality

Posted by Kimberly Presnail on Mar 2, 2015 11:36:00 AM

Working from home is often seen as a nice to have option for many Canadian businesses.  But what happens during an emergency when that nice-to-have… becomes a need-to-have, now?    

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Topics: Get to know Active, Corporate Social Responsibility, Work Culture, Active on the road

Get to know Jessica Harradine, Media Assistant

Posted by KImberly Armstrong on May 28, 2014 5:47:00 PM

If you've been following us on LinkedIn or Twitter lately, you've likely noticed that our Toronto office has been growing significantly.  We are proud to be hiring some of the brightest minds and hearts of the Toronto industry and can't wait to introduce you to them. Today, we get to know the lovely and talented Media Assistant extraordinaire Jessica Harradine.  

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Topics: Get to know Active, Work Culture

The top 7 traits of an effective team culture

Posted by KImberly Armstrong on Sep 26, 2013 12:21:00 PM

One of the questions I'm often asked by potential candidates in an interview is "tell me more about your culture?".  Over the past year alone, our employee satisfaction was rated 91% in Toronto, and we've seen topline revenue growth of over 30%. We not only have an excellent culture, but an effective one that drives results.

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Topics: Get to know Active, Work Culture

Active Cares: the hunger statistics in Canada are alarming.

Posted by KImberly Armstrong on Jul 3, 2013 2:56:00 PM

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Topics: Cost Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Work Culture, Food Banks Canada