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More than just pay
To hire and retain the best talent, we offer competitive compensation, progressive benefits, and wellbeing programs across numerous dimensions. ​​​​​​​

We offer 100 percent company-paid health coverage for employees, dependents, and part-timers.

Physical Wellbeing
The strong correlation between wellness and job performance means your health is of utmost importance to us. Our Global Wellbeing program provides you and your family direct access to resources and programs to improve your physical health.

The program consists of numerous tools that you can access through our wellbeing portal. Key components include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Fitness challenges
  • Activity and sleep tracking
 
  • Incentives for participation
  • Wellbeing coordinators
  • Wellness reimbursements
  • Office gym*
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Social and Mental Wellbeing
We offer comprehensive resources to help you and your loved ones improve your social and mental health, address emotional and family challenges, and develop stronger social connections with your colleagues.

Our flexible working conditions ensures you find time to rest and take time off from work to spend time with your family.
Employee Assistance Program
Through our recognized partners, we offer all full-time and part-time individuals and their household members free counseling, resources, and information to help them navigate challenges. The service is completely confidential. In addition to phone consultations and referrals to community resources, online resources include details on:
  • Improving family communication
  • Maintaining harmony between work and home life
  • Managing life changes
  • Handling stress
 
  • Surviving the loss of a loved one
  • Managing anxiety and depression
  • Handling substance abuse
  • Reporting bullying and harassment
  • Managing workplace issues
 
  • Identifying couples support
  • Navigating parenting challenges
  • Caring for an elder
  • Receiving support for career counseling, reitrement planning, and financial planning
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Financial Wellbeing
We provide our employees with competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; employee stock purchase plans; retirement; and other voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection, legal benefits, auto/homeowners insurance, accident insurance, and more.*

*some benefits will vary for each location.
Compensation
Everyone receives competitive, fair, and transparent compensation with regular pay practice assessment and incentives tied to business and individual performance.
Recognition Program
In addition to rewarding performance via our annual bonus, our reward program, 'bravo!' facilitates peer-to-peer and financial recognition for both teams and individuals.
Financial Education
As part of our Global Wellbeing program, you'll also have access to financial and retirement planning, with tools and resources to help you with your financial fitness.
Tuition Reimbursement
We will reimburse 100% of tuition, books, materials, and lab fees for a course or series of courses leading towards a degree or maintaining a degree related to your current position at Ciena or a position you are capable of attaining within the near future.
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