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Now that we are officially into spring, and for many of us school is finally wrapping up, it's time to start considering some of your money-making options ie. getting a job. Finding employment, especially in Montreal, can be a real struggle sometimes, but it doesn't have to be.
Whether you're looking for your first job, a new job, career opportunities, or just to make some extra cash, we thought we'd make your search a little easier by reaching out to several Montreal companies and collecting all the info you need to put you on your way to fruitful employment.
1. Behaviour Interactive
Who They Are: Behaviour Interactive was founded in 1992 and is Canada’s leading independent video game developer. Behaviour Interactive works with top publishers and licencors in the industry, including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Cloud Imperium (Star Citizen by Chris Roberts), Starbreeze, and more.
Why You Should Apply: Behaviour Interactive strongly believes in employee evolution, promoting opportunities of all kinds. Despite its large size (325 employees), BHVR offers numerous options for professional growth and encourages a healthy work-life balance by offering competitive benefits, money toward gym memberships, fun social events, as well as free beer and snacks every week for the whole team. Behaviour Interactive is looking for talented programmers, artists, and designers passionate about video games to develop high-profile projects currently in production.
Who They Are: Founded in 2006, AdvanceIt is Canada's leading merchant cash advance provider, helping thousands of small and medium sized entrepreneurs improve and grow their business.
What They Do: Deliver business owners the financing they need through innovative, convenient, and restriction-free financing products and tailor-made solutions. AdvanceIt is not the average lender as they use the power of real-time customer reviews and feedback technology to create unprecedented value in how entrepreneurs use their merchant advance.
Why You Should Apply: Voted as the Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada in 2014, AdvanceIt's dynamic, energetic, and sometimes eccentric team strive to think outside of the box and look beyond simple credit scores. With uncapped salary opportunities, those looking for a high energy, fast-paced and performance-driven environment will find all the training and opportunity they need at AdvanceIt for a rewarding career in sales.
Who They Are: Dermamode has been Montreal’s premiere medispa and leader in laser for over ten years, specializing in cutting-edge beauty procedures and treatments in a comforting, welcoming, and recently renovated boutique environment.
What They Do: Provide impeccable, personalized service while offering the best in laser hair removal, cellulite and body contouring, electrolysis, microdermabrasion, facials, and facial skin tightening, as well as injectables for men and women of all ages.
Why You Should Apply: Dermamode is family-owned and their friendly and knowledgeable staff constantly strives to offer the best in client care, really setting them apart from other medispas. They use the latest in beauty and cosmetic technology, and clients trust Dermamode to achieve the quality results they're looking for. This is a great opportunity to work along-side highly-trained and experienced professionals in a warm and nurturing environment. Dermamode is looking for candidates who are completely bilingual and are looking to fill estheticians, electrologists, and a receptionist position.
Who They Are: Launched in 2012, FlightHub is one of the fastest growing online travel companies, with exclusive and direct access to many wholesalers, airlines and hotel suppliers in Canada.
What They Do: Simplify the shopping and booking process for over 1 million Canadians each year by creating a seamless user experience through innovative and intuitive technology.
Why You Should Apply: FlightHub is made up of positive and outgoing experts committed to creating a culture where employees have the freedom and flexibility to make a real impact. Whether your passions lie in technology, travel, marketing, or strategy, FlightHub is looking for motivated individuals to join the team and use their expertise to help improve every aspect of the online travel booking process.
5. Signature Entrepreneurs
Who They Are: Signature Entrepreneurs is Quebec’s premium summer entrepreneurship program and student-led residential painting and window cleaning company.
What They Do: Teaches students strong entrepreneurial skills through a unique summer work program, while offering premium interior and exterior painting and window-washing services to homeowners across Quebec.
Why You Should Apply: Founded by two Montreal university graduates with years of previous experience in the student painting industry, Signature Entrepreneurs understands the importance of having solid work experience to show on your resume. Their summer work program helps you develop invaluable leadership and business skills, with great potential for advancement to entrepreneurial positions, all while working with a fun and energetic team. You don't need any previous experience as they provide excellent training, and spending the summer working outside is definitely a big bonus.
Who They Are: iProspect is Canada’s leading digital performance marketing agency, offering the full spectrum of digital marketing services including paid and natural search, performance display, content generation, data & analytics, social media management, mobile strategy and much more.
What They Do: Deliver powerful and tangible business growth across all digital marketing channels, by putting the customer first and creating simple, effective strategies brands need to stay ahead.
Why You Should Apply: With a connected team of 2,500 digital experts across 50 countries, iProspect works directly with major media partners like Google, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as global brands like GM, Adidas, Disney, Transat, Subway, and MasterCard. Working for iProspect gives you the opportunity to perfect your knowledge in digital marketing with the best talents in the industry in Canada and great options for rapid and interesting digital marketing career development. iProspect also rewards a healthy work/life balance with free gym access, reimbursement for the sport of your choice, and 4@7 every Friday. Do you have a flair for the digital world, love thinking up new ideas, and have a lot of determination? If you answered 'yes' to all of these, they're officially interested.
Who They Are: CanadaSurveyJob is a free survey hub that connects leading survey providers all in one place.
What They Do: Collect valuable market research for various brands and marketers in the stages of product development by conducting free online surveys.
Why You Should Apply: With partnerships with only the most legitimate and leading survey providers, CanadaSurveyJob is a fast and easy way to make some extra cash as secondary income or while completing your studies. Earn up to $10 dollars plus other rewards per completed survey, simply for sharing your opinion on a wide range of topics including fashion, sports, cars, economic climate, global warming and political events. It's 100% free to participate in paid surveys and the best part is you get to work from home.