BlackBerry Benefits

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Employer Summary

Benefits of Working at BlackBerry

We deeply believe that the best benefit of working at BlackBerry is everyone you get to work with. Our community and culture are built on diversity, integrity, accountability and respect. Beyond our compassionate, competitive and fun-loving nature, that’s what we’re really all about.

Our competitive compensation & benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Health, dental & life insurance plans
  • Fitness reimbursement scheme
  • Retirement savings programs
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Employee stock purchase plans
  • Employee assistance & counseling
  • Travel insurance

*Some benefits vary via location

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Employee Discount(87 comments)

    Great discount plans with some brands

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(29 comments)

    Vacation above average(not sure how it is now for new hire but back in the day, when it was RIM, one started with 3 weeks vacation, + one week after 5 years, plus another after 10 years of service), paid, of course. Quite decent when it comes to taking vacation days.

  • Life Insurance(15 comments)

    It's a smaller amount for regular employees, but better than nothing.

Nov 5, 2020
Current Employee

The benefits are definitely good - health, dental, some life insurance, possibly stock options. Vacation above average(not sure whether they've changed this, but back in the day, when it was RIM, one started with 3 weeks vacation, + one week after 5 years, plus another after 10 years of service). Used to match employee's RRSP contribution.

Oct 18, 2020
Former Employee

superior benefits package - well positioned in industry

Oct 4, 2020
Former Employee

Working hour was very flexible, and management was supportive.

Sep 21, 2020
Former Human Resources in Waterloo, Ontario

the benefits package is great. Very flexible

Sep 11, 2020
Former Employee

Paid Holidays, Discounts with some brands and phone plans, Snacks Program, Canteen Inside

Mar 23, 2020
Current Software Dev in Waterloo, Ontario

Good insurance plan and rrsp match.

Dec 12, 2019
Former Employee

Standard SunLife medical / dental, flex system allows employee to opt in to coverage level of choice. Small annual "physical fitness" credit can be applied to almost anything health related. 5% employer RRSP match.

Nov 20, 2019
Current Enterprise Technical Support Analyst in Waterloo, Ontario

Working culture is good at the organization. Everyone is really helpful

Oct 30, 2019
Current Employee

The company offers 4% vacation pay and days off to the full time employees. The employees get onsite massages, they have activities and free snacks and inexpensive cafeteria food. They also offer good dental and vision coverage and good discounts with partners

Nov 1, 2019
Former Employee

The benefit is about average, with VIP related to personal and company's performance. Unfortunately the company performance is not good recent years.

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