People & Culture
Women in Tech for the Win

Women in Tech for the Win

We’re proud to announce our most recent recipient of the Thriver Prize for Computer Science: Lana El Sanyoura! A huge inspiration for all women in tech, Lana is a University of Toronto graduate and recipient of the John H Moss Scholarship for her work in computer...

Meaningful LGBTQ+ Activism

Meaningful LGBTQ+ Activism

During the month of June, LGBTQ+ pride celebrations take place all over the world. While this particular time to celebrate may seem arbitrary, the month of June holds historical significance for the LGBTQ+ liberation movement.The Stonewall riots, a pivotal event in...

Supporting Frontline Workers with SVB

Supporting Frontline Workers with SVB

Silicon Valley Bank is a leader in banking for startups and has been a valued Thriver client for over a year now. In light of the current situation, SVB was looking into ways that they could help the community, specifically by supporting frontline workers. This desire...

A Roundtable on Reopening the Office

A Roundtable on Reopening the Office

The working world, along with the rest of the world, has changed. What we define as ‘company culture’ will look different in the coming months and years, and we wanted to create a space to talk about it. Thus, Thriver Roundtable was born, and our inaugural discussion...

The Perfect Recipe for Supporting Local Businesses

The Perfect Recipe for Supporting Local Businesses

Thriver would not exist without our partners. All of these local restaurants, mom & pop shops, and hardworking vendors make it possible for us to fuel thousands of employees every day across North America. Driven by a passion to nourish those around them, these...

Returning to the Office: What Experts Say

Returning to the Office: What Experts Say

In various cities and in various stages, companies are getting closer to returning to the office. To help some of our clients make these plans, we’ve been creating tools like an enhanced health & safety guide, and in support of that, we wanted to connect with some...

Showing Love to Local Businesses

Showing Love to Local Businesses

It’s hard to know what the business world will look like after this pandemic is finally behind us, but at the moment, one thing is for sure - local businesses are struggling. As we approach our third month of closed doors and stay-at-home orders, those who make a...

4 Ways To Support Customers During COVID

4 Ways To Support Customers During COVID

Right now, there are entire industries trying to figure out what customer support looks like during COVID-19, and as Head of Customer Support for a highly people-focused company, I wanted to share my best advice for leading a strong support strategy during trying...

WFH Wisdom from a Former Freelancer

WFH Wisdom from a Former Freelancer

Much of the working world is waking up with no commute this week. Our workplace is, for the next little while, the same place we sleep, shower, binge-watch Netflix and spend time with our family. As a former freelancer I’m not too daunted because I used to live this...