Microsoft Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of the $85USD billion revenue Microsoft Corp. They aim to help ‘businesses and consumers to reach their full potential.’ This marries well with Ikkuma’s vision: to help people find the best version of themselves. Microsoft Canada is seen as one of the best Canadian companies to work for, and as such are constantly looking at progressive ways to bring value to their employees.
CASE STUDY: MICROSOFT SCRATCHING THE ‘SURFACE’ CHALLENGE
Magna International, with revenues of over $32 billion USD, represents one of Canada’s most successful companies. Magna’s success in the automotive business is reinforced by its leading edge R&D, manufacturing prowess, and focus on their automotive clients.
Magna’s head-office resides in Aurora, Ontario with upwards of 400 employees. Its seasoned workforce consists of many loyal partners that have been with the company for decades.
CASE STUDY: MAGNA INTERNATIONAL VITALITY CHALLENGE
Liberty Village represents a booming tech hub for Toronto. The demographic in this area tends to be ‘millennial heavy’. As such, companies need to differentiate themselves to attract the best talent. Coming up with new perks can be both challenging and expensive.
This cohort of employees also follows the growing trend of burning the candle at both ends. Their roles also tend to deemphasize movement.
CASE STUDY: LIBERTY VILLAGE TOE-TO-TOE CHALLENGE