Ceridian to Accelerate Hiring in Canada with an Additional 2,000 Research & Development and Engineering Jobs within 5 years

Ceridian has averaged more than 300 new hires in Canada per year since 2013

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February 10, 2020

Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NYSE:CDAY) (TSX: CDAY), a global human capital management (HCM) technology company, today announced plans to accelerate hiring in Canada, with 400 new jobs in 2020 and more than 2,000 over the next five years. 

The positions will be based at Ceridian’s offices across Canada, including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Calgary. The new positions will include engineering, research and development, and consulting.  Of the 400 new hires in 2020, 100 are expected to be interns. 

Ceridian currently services over 40,000 Canadian customers and processes payroll for approximately one in five Canadians. In 2019, Ceridian added an additional 800,000 active users to its flagship Dayforce Human Capital Management solution. 

“Since 2013, Dayforce revenue has grown at a compounded growth rate of 54%.  We have a growing customer base in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand; and have ambitious plans to extend the Dayforce solution to 20 countries in the next few years,” said David Ossip, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ceridian.

Ossip continued: “We are exceptionally proud of the global success of our Canadian-led team and Canadian-built flagship product, Dayforce. Many of our senior leaders are Canadian, including our Chairman & CEO, President & COO, CTO, CIO, CFO, and CMO.”

“Ceridian is seeking outstanding Canadian talent, especially software developers and engineers, to create the next generation of ground-breaking HCM solutions,” said Leagh Turner, President and COO, Ceridian. 

Ozzie Goldschmied, CTO, continued: “Canadian universities produce outstanding talent that can compete with the best and the brightest anywhere in the world.  We want these grads to stay in Canada, join our fast-growing cloud company, and work on amazing products that leverage the latest AI, machine-learning, and payments technologies.” 

Ceridian has hired more than 2000 employees and has averaged 300 new hires per year in Canada since 2013. Ceridian offers empowering programs for career growth and offers diversity and inclusion groups to support every person’s career journey. Ceridian employees have declared Ceridian a Great Place to Work® in 2019, a Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2019, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 16th consecutive year. To learn more about career opportunities at Ceridian, please visit:

About Ceridian
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Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (“Ceridian” or the “Company”) (NYSE:CDAY) (TSX:CDAY)  is a global human capital management software company. Dayforce, our flagship cloud HCM platform, provides human resources, payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality. Our platform is used to optimize management of the entire employee lifecycle, including attracting, engaging, paying, deploying, and developing people. Ceridian has solutions for organizations of all sizes. Visit or follow us @Ceridian.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements regarding our expectations, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. Because such statements are based on expectations as to future financial and operating results and are not statements of fact, actual results may differ materially from those projected. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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