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Whether you are new to the workforce, or looking to expand your career opportunities, finding a job in the city can be a little daunting, especially when you're not sure where to start. Montreal's job market may seem a little limited these days, but there are plenty of opportunities out there if you know where to look.
That's why we reached out to various Montreal companies looking to hire immediately and did some of the groundwork for you, to make your search a little less stressful. We found out what you need to know so you have a better idea of what to expect as well as all the information necessary in order to land yourself a new job that suits your needs.
Who They Are: Established in 1975, SERTI is a Montreal-based company specializing in information technology solutions in a variety of fields of expertise.
What They Do: Deliver the best customer experience through technological leadership and unparalleled support across 4 four major industries; Automotive Dealership Management, Consulting & Recruiting, Technology, and the Dairy Industry.
Why You Should Apply: SERTI prides itself on their employee loyalty, with more than 20% of current employees working for 15 years or more thanks to flexible and accommodating job placements. Since business at SERTI is booming, they are currently mass hiring support team specifically for their SERTI Dealership System, but also offer numerous other opportunities of all kinds. Support team employees benefit from complete software training and a chance to travel across Canada.
Who They Are: MindGeek is a multinational IT firm with 9 offices across North America and Europe.
What They Do: Develop unparalleled technologies specializing in content delivery optimization through online entertainment experiences and other IT solutions to customers worldwide.
Why You Should Apply: MindGeek just celebrated its tenth anniversary and shows no sign of slowing down its growth. They are always looking to add bright and energetic professionals to join the team of over 1000 strong, and offer data analysts, UI/UX designers, web developers, social media marketers, and project managers a great opportunity to impact and learn about the technology that drives innovation. It also doesn't hurt that they offer an annual gym rebate, free daily breakfast, unlimited sick days, summer hours, and epic parties.
Who They Are: SOS Tutoring is a leading educational services company that caters to university and college students across Canada.
What They Do: Provide private tutoring and exam preparation courses for undergraduate students, tailored to individual programs at 6 major universities in Montreal and Toronto.
Why You Should Apply: As one of Canada's largest and most trusted exam review companies, SOS Tutoring offers many great jobs across the business. They have marketing and operation positions, which are perfect for students requiring well paying jobs on campus. They also have instructor positions which have very generous wages as well as give aspiring and experienced instructors a great forum to utilize their teaching talents, with the goal of helping students excel in their studies. To apply for any of these positions e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who They Are: A Montreal landmark, Milano is Little Italy's premier grocery store offering authentic, homemade, top-quality Italian and local products for over 60 years.
What They Do: Deliver on affordable prices on everything from fresh produce, to house-aged meats, to a large selection of cheeses, to a wide variety of fresh and dried pasta, prepared meals and much more.
Why You Should Apply: The same shop that has been serving generations of Montrealers for years, Milano has just renovated their entire store and is now hiring a variety of different positions to help maintain their exceptional quality and friendly customer service they are so well-known for. Especially ideal for students looking for employment while doing their studies, Milano is currently looking to fill cashier positions and find people to work in their grocery departments.
Traction On Demand
Who They Are: Traction on Demand is a sales and marketing operations firm with unmatched experience in aligning technology to daily business requirements.
What They Do: Develop cool and innovative cloud-based technologies to help businesses streamline their operations including expertise in sales force implementation and configuration, marketing automation, data architecture, business intelligence, and business process consulting.
Why You Should Apply: As one of the first 100 BCorps in Canada, Traction On Demand prides themselves on their customer service and consider people and the planet before profit. Their Traction for Good community provides grants, monetary donations, and pro bono business consulting to numerous non-profits. If you're looking for a forward thinking, people-centric company, committed to innovation and learning, Traction is the place.
Who They Are: Founded in 1992, Behaviour Interactive is Canada’s largest independent video game developer, working with the industry’s top publishers and licensors including Bethesda, Cloud Imperium (Star Citizen by Chris Roberts), Activision Blizzard, Starbreeze, and more.
What They Do: Deliver high-quality and commercially successful video games, while staying on the cutting-edge of the digital industry.
Why You Should Apply: Behaviour Interactive's entrepreneurial culture promotes opportunities of all kinds, and despite its large size (325 employees), strongly believes in the development of each individual. Behaviour Interactive offers numerous opportunities for professional growth and also encourages a healthy work-life balance by providing competitive benefits, money toward gym memberships, various social events and outings, as well as free beer and snacks for the team. The company is looking for talented individuals passionate about video games in disciplines such as programming, art, and production to work on high profile projects in development.
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Who They Are: LATmontreal.dance is a dance company located in the heart of Monkland Village in NDG and is taught by a community of passionate dance professionals and choreographers. Classes and workshops are housed at LesAteliersTurcotte.ca, and this beautiful studio space is also available to rent for a range of other group class activities.
What They Do: LAT not only offers decades of valuable experience to children, teens and adults looking to learn dance either as a beginner or on a semi-professional level, LAT also helps struggling artists make a living through teaching.
Why You Should Apply: Already 9 members strong, and led by LynnAnne Turcotte's 30 years of experience, LAT's mission is to help professional dancers learn the art of teaching while helping them to make money. Looking to hire more potentially excellent teachers in the making, LAT teachers earn $30/hour and also benefit from free semi-pro dance classes as well as yoga and Pilates classes.
Who They Are: MTL Blog is one of Montreal’s largest online networks, created by, and catering to, a new generation of Montrealers.
What They Do: Strive to deliver relevant news and the latest in pop culture, while showcasing all the things that Montrealers find most engaging.
Why You Should Apply: As the biggest and fastest growing English-language online publication in Montreal, MTL Blog's team is constantly growing and looking for cool and energetic individuals with a desire to share their passion for Montreal. It's ideal for anyone seeking practical experience in numerous areas including: journalism, photography, film, editing, design, public relations, advertising, and MTL Blog is currently seeking a local sales representative to join the team. Check out our careers page for more info!