Employee Journey

This employee journey map is a visualization of your entire employee experience at district m! It shows what you can expect in terms of recruitment, onboarding, learning and development, compensation, benefits and perks, performance and career growth, engagement, and even exit.

 

Recruitment

BEFORE YOUR START

GET IN TOUCH

Check out our open opportunities, see which one fits your skill set, and send us your resume.

IN-PERSON INTERVIEW

After speaking with you over the phone, we’ll invite you to see the office, meet the team, and talk about how you can contribute to the company.

JOB OFFER

If we both determine that we’re a fit for each other during the recruitment process, you’ll receive an official offer from us.

SEE YOU ON YOUR FIRST DAY!

Celebrate! You’re officially part of the team!

PHONE INTERVIEW

If you’re a good fit for our team, we’ll schedule
a call with you.

SHOW US WHAT YOU CAN DO

Depending on the role you are applying for, we might ask you to do a small practical exercise to get a sense of your capabilities.

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT AND HIRE PACKET

We’ll send you your written offer and hire packet via our HR platform, making it easy for you to get ready for your first day.

Onboarding

FIRST DAY

WELCOME TO THE COMPANY!

On your first day, you’ll be welcomed by your team, manager, and buddy.

LUNCH WITH TEAM AND/OR MANAGER

You’ll have a welcome lunch with your team on your first day! Order your favorite meal and expense it. Our treat!

COMPUTER AND WORK EQUIPMENT

You’ll have received your computer and work equipment before your first day so that you are up and running on day one. We want your home office to be as comfortable as possible!

FIRST WEEK

PEOPLE & CULTURE ONBOARDING

Come meet the People & Culture team for the presentation of the company’s benefits, perks, values, programs, and all things HR!

BUDDY PROGRAM

To facilitate your integration and transition into your new job, you’ll be paired with a more experienced colleague during your first 6 months.

FIRST MONTH

COFFEE BE YOU WITH JF

JF, our CEO, wants to know you! You’ll get an invitation to have a coffee break with him in your first month.

Compensation, benefits and perks

COMPENSATION

We offer great compensation and benefits packages and, as for all employees, we’ll make sure to review your salary at least once a year.

GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE

We offer group health insurance to all regular full-time employees, starting on their first day. The company pays 100% of the costs for employees and 80% of the costs for employees’ dependents.

WELLNESS REIMBURSMENT PLAN

Designed to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle, all employees can claim $840 per year for eligible wellness and fitness expenses, including gym membership fees, exercise equipment fees, and much more!

HOLIDAY TIME OFF

Our offices are closed during the holidays so that you can fully enjoy and celebrate with your family.

REFERRAL PROGRAM

We’re always on the lookout for top talent! Refer us a great candidate and earn a reward!

RELAXED DRESS CODE

Whether working from home or at the office, be you and come as you are! We have a relaxed dress code at the company.

EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION PLAN

We want you to become a shareholder and think like an entrepreneur. This is why, after 1 year of service, you’ll receive 5,000 stock options.

GENEROUS VACATION POLICY

You’ll get 16 vacation days per year between 0-2 years of service, 18 vacation days per year between 2-5 years of service, and 20 vacation days per year after 5 years of service.

DIALOGUE

All Canadian employees have access to Dialogue, a virtual healthcare platform that offers you and your family unlimited access to consult doctors, nurses and psychotherapists as soon as your start date.

RETIREMENT PLAN

Employees based in Quebec have access to an RRSP program with the Fonds de solidarité FTQ and US employees have access to a 401k retirement plan through Fidelity.

WORK FROM HOME AND FLEXIBLE HOURS

We want the best from our employees and in return, we offer you flexibility such as working from home and flexible hours (COVID or not!).

COOL TECHS

Employees get to work with tech tools such as Google Cloud Platform, Slack, and Zoom. You can also choose if you want to work with a MacBook or PC.

OFFICE LOCATION

Company offices are located in major vibrant cities such as Montreal, Toronto, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Austin!

Performance and career growth

FEEDBACK CYCLES

In addition to real-time feedback and recognition, you’ll have a feedback cycle with your manager every 6 months, including a 360° evaluation and an action plan to increase impact and performance.

1:1s

You’ll have regular 1:1s with your manager to discuss priorities, roadblocks, feedback, performance, and wellness.

ADVANCEMENT AND CAREER GROWTH

You’re ambitious and hard-working? We offer great advancement and career growth opportunities!
 

OKRs

OKRs are objectives and key results. There are company, team and individual OKRs. They are reviewed quarterly and tracked in real time, so that we make sure we achieve them at all levels.

 

KUDOS

Celebrating company wins and elevating those who go above and beyond matters to us. You’ll be invited to participate in our Slack-integrated tool to give (or receive!) public kudos.

 

Learning and development

IN-HOUSE TRAINING PROGRAMS

We’ve created specific in-house training programs to help you quickly get up to speed and understand our company, culture and industry.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING

We want you to be the best at what you do. This is why we provide encouragement and funding for continuing education and training related to your job. 

Engagement

OFFICEVIBE SURVEYS

Because the employee experience matters to us, you’ll receive weekly automated surveys to evaluate engagement and job satisfaction.

ALL-HANDS

Twice a month, we hold company-wide meetings to help orientate the company with business updates and give teams the opportunity to share their updates, good news and kudos!

TOWN HALLS

Every quarter, a town hall takes place to present the company OKRs, targets and vision.

YOGA AND HIIT CLASSES

You’ll have access to free virtual yoga and hiit classes. Namaste!

CULTURE EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE

It’s important to have fun at work! The company has a social committee that organizes many fun events, such as happy hours, coffee talks, the annual kickoff event, the holiday party, game nights, wellness month and more!

AMAs

Ask Me Anything (AMAs) are 1-hour events where some leaders of the company are fully available to all employees on a Slack channel to answer their questions and share more about themselves. 

COFFEE TALK

We hold regular coffee talks, where employees are separated into randomly selected small groups and take a coffee break together to get to know each other and socialize!

TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

We believe we are stronger together, working as a team towards common goals, so we organize team building activities to strengthen team cohesion and spirit.

Exit

Last week

Exit survey and interview

Before leaving the company, you’ll answer an online survey about your experience at the company and have an exit interview to give us your feedback. 

Goodbye lunch or [email protected] with team

We’re sad to see you go! Your last week, you’ll have a goodbye lunch or [email protected] with your team!

After you leave

Don’t be a stranger!

Let’s stay in touch! Don’t hesitate to give us some news and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. Who knows what the future holds!

Recruitment

BEFORE YOUR START

GET IN TOUCH

Check out our open opportunities, see which one fits your skill set, and send us your resume.

IN-PERSON INTERVIEW

After speaking with you over the phone, we’ll invite you to see the office, meet the team, and talk about how you can contribute to the company.

JOB OFFER

If we both determine that we’re a fit for each other during the recruitment process, you’ll receive an official offer from us.

SEE YOU ON YOUR FIRST DAY!

Celebrate! You’re officially part of the team!

PHONE INTERVIEW

If you’re a good fit for our team, we’ll schedule
a call with you.

SHOW US WHAT YOU CAN DO

Depending on the role you are applying for, we might ask you to do a small practical exercise to get a sense of your capabilities.

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT AND HIRE PACKET

We’ll send you your written offer and hire packet via our HR platform, making it easy for you to get ready for your first day.

Onboarding

FIRST DAY

WELCOME TO THE COMPANY!

On your first day, you’ll be welcomed by your team, manager, and buddy.

LUNCH WITH TEAM AND/OR MANAGER

You’ll have a welcome lunch with your team on your first day! Order your favorite meal and expense it. Our treat!

COMPUTER AND WORK EQUIPMENT

You’ll have received your computer and work equipment before your first day so that you are up and running on day one. We want your home office to be as comfortable as possible!

FIRST WEEK

PEOPLE & CULTURE ONBOARDING

Come meet the People & Culture team for the presentation of the company’s benefits, perks, values, programs, and all things HR!

BUDDY PROGRAM

To facilitate your integration and transition into your new job, you’ll be paired with a more experienced colleague during your first 6 months.

FIRST MONTH

COFFEE BE YOU WITH JF

JF, our CEO, wants to know you! You’ll get an invitation to have a coffee break with him in your first month.

Compensation, benefits and perks

GENEROUS VACATION POLICY

You’ll get 16 vacation days per year between 0-2 years of service, 18 vacation days per year between 2-5 years of service, and 20 vacation days per year after 5 years of service.

RELAXED DRESS CODE

Whether working from home or at the office, be you and come as you are! We have a relaxed dress code at the company.

REFERRAL PROGRAM

We’re always on the lookout for top talent! Refer us a great candidate and earn a reward!

DIALOGUE

All Canadian employees have access to Dialogue, a virtual healthcare platform that offers you and your family unlimited access to consult doctors, nurses and psychotherapists as soon as your start date.

WORK FROM HOME AND FLEXIBLE HOURS

We want the best from our employees and in return, we offer you flexibility such as working from home and flexible hours (COVID or not!).

WELLNESS REIMBURSMENT PLAN

Designed to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle, all employees can claim $840 per year for eligible wellness and fitness expenses, including gym membership fees, exercise equipment fees, and much more!

HOLIDAY TIME OFF

Our offices are closed during the holidays so that you can fully enjoy and celebrate with your family.

GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE

We offer group health insurance to all regular full-time employees, starting on their first day. The company pays 100% of the costs for employees and 80% of the costs for employees’ dependents.

COMPETITIVE SALARY

We offer great total compensation and benefits packages!

RETIREMENT PLAN

Employees based in Quebec have access to an RRSP program with the Fonds de solidarité FTQ and US employees have access to a 401k retirement plan through Fidelity.

OFFICE LOCATION

Company offices are located in major vibrant cities such as Montreal, Toronto, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Austin!

SALARY REVIEWS

As for all employees, we’ll make sure to review your salary at least once a year.

COOL TECHS

Employees get to work with tech tools such as Google Cloud Platform, Slack, and Zoom. You can also choose if you want to work with a MacBook or PC.

EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION PLAN

We want you to become a shareholder and think like an entrepreneur. This is why, after 1 year of service, you’ll receive 5,000 stock options.

Performance and career growth

ADVANCEMENT AND CAREER GROWTH

You’re ambitious and hard-working? We offer great advancement and career growth opportunities!
 

OKRs

OKRs are objectives and key results. There are company, team and individual OKRs. They are reviewed quarterly and tracked in real time, so that we make sure we achieve them at all levels.

 

1:1s

You’ll have regular 1:1s with your manager to discuss priorities, roadblocks, feedback, performance, and wellness.

FEEDBACK CYCLES

Every 6 months, you’ll have a feedback cycle with your manager, including a 360° evaluation and an action plan to increase impact and performance.

Learning and development

IN-HOUSE TRAINING PROGRAMS

We’ve created specific in-house training programs to help you quickly get up to speed and understand our company, culture and industry.

 

TOWN HALLS

Every quarter, a town hall takes place to present the company OKRs, targets and vision.

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING

We want you to be the best at what you do. This is why we provide encouragement and funding for continuing education and training related to your job. 

Engagement

TOWN HALLS

Every quarter, a town hall takes place to present the company OKRs, targets and vision.

TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

We believe we are stronger together, working as a team towards common goals, so we organize team building activities to strengthen team cohesion and spirit.

COFFEE TALK

We hold regular coffee talks, where employees are separated into randomly selected small groups and take a coffee break together to get to know each other and socialize!

YOGA AND HIIT CLASSES

You’ll have access to free virtual yoga and hiit classes. Namaste!

CULTURE EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE

It’s important to have fun at work! The company has a social committee that organizes many fun events, such as happy hours, coffee talks, the annual kickoff event, the holiday party, game nights, wellness month and more!

ALL-HANDS

Twice a month, we hold company-wide meetings to help orientate the company with business updates and give teams the opportunity to share their updates, good news and kudos!

OFFICEVIBE SURVEYS

Because the employee experience matters to us, you’ll receive weekly automated surveys to evaluate engagement and job satisfaction.

Exit

Last week

Exit survey and interview

Before leaving the company, you’ll answer an online survey about your experience at the company and have an exit interview to give us your feedback. 

Goodbye lunch or [email protected] with team

We’re sad to see you go! Your last week, you’ll have a goodbye lunch or [email protected] with your team!

After you leave

Don’t be a stranger!

Let’s stay in touch! Don’t hesitate to give us some news and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. Who knows what the future holds!

Check out our open opportunities

Interested in becoming a districter? We’d love to meet you! Check out our open opportunities.

Get in touch with one of our experts

If you’re interested in learning more about how we can help your business, reach out to us!