I have been working at Blue Canopy full-time (More than 3 years)
The company is built on the employees, and that is not lost on the partners and owners. I have never worked anywhere else and felt as though I was appreciated as much as I am at Blue Canopy. The company has a lot of social events, not centered around business, and participates in a lot of charitable activities. Aside from good and competitive salaries, the company has bonus programs, including spot award bonuses and employment referral bonuses. BC has recently implemented changes to the training policy, increasing the amount allowable for training expenses and ability to flex time for training over a significant period of time. The company makes no secret of promoting employee success, to include advancement or transfer within the company.
As with any growing company, BC has had its share of growing pains. The only truly negative thing I can think of is the timeliness of responses or approvals from some of the executives as I'm sure they're likely lost in emails.
I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Blue Canopy.
HR doesn't always provide accurate details. Many people end up feeling swindled. Get promises in writing and understand when you can use certain benefits (floating holidays, training budget, etc.). Interview consists of a talk with a recruiter, a technical phone screen, then an in-person interview with 2 or 3 employees (at the same time). Each team has their own style of interviewing. If you are not a good fit for one team, they may pass you onto a team they think would be a better match. There are no standard interview questions, so the interviews are mostly winged. Many times HR will not send your resume to the team until the day of, so interviewers don't usually have time to review your history. Questions cover your background to see if you just click buttons, or if you know what's technically happening. Tips: If you don't know something,admit it. After an interview its common to hear 'He didn't know that much, but he was honest and enthusiastic. We can always train him" Try to show your enthusiasm for the subject. If you don't know the correct answer or give a guess, ask for the correct answer. It shows you care. If you get another interview somewhere else, you'll know the answer. Dress to impress.
HR is stubborn when it comes to salary negotiation. Just be firm and know your worth.
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