After spending hours paroling Craigslist Montreal for odd job posts, there aren't many things that surprise us anymore. That is until we came across a man offering a 50" Samsung TV to the first girl willing to go to his house and strip for him. It seems that the job poster just bought the TV, but his friend bought a bigger curved TV and now he's jealous.
Does this type of funny classified ads has any business in being listed on Kijiji, Craigslist or any other type of Montreal directory? I personally don't know, who am I to judge.
But figuring his TV was worth about the same as one really expensive drunken night at the strip club (or maybe he's just really lonely) he decided that instead of getting his money back, he'd get himself a private show. Of course if we were in his shoes, we would have at least added a clause that you can't be a professional stripper since any girl willing to do it for 20$ will definitely strip for an 800$ TV.
You have to give the man points for creativity, of course those points are automatically taken away for being a total creeper. (once again... who am I to judge though?)
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Most of us have been working from home for the last year and a half so we're aware of all the perks: less commuting, cheaper lunches and comfy PJs all day.
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Communications Manager, Community Affairs, YouTube
This job is for people who love to network and communicate with others on the daily and for people who have many years of experience in this field.
"As a member of the Global Communications & Public Affairs team, you will work cross-functionally to help communicate with journalists and other thought leaders; devise specific communications materials and campaigns; engage in face-to-face meetings with commentators and other opinion formers; and develop print and web-based material supporting these campaigns," the job listing reads.
Enterprise Field Sales Representative, Google Cloud
With this position, you'd be selling to Google's "top enterprise accounts," which is why the company is asking for an individual with at least seven years of technology-related sales or someone who has "business development experience at a B2B software company."
Cloud Data Developer, Professional Services, Google Cloud
If you have a degree in computer science, mathematics, or something similar, then this could be the position for you. The Cloud Data Developer should have experience writing software in one or more languages and know how to use data processing software, among other things.
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When summer rolls around, maximizing time spent outdoors tends to be at the top of the to-do list for many Montrealers. The city really comes to life in the summer, and who can resist the warm breeze on a sunny day?
As for the things that make summer not so fun, being stuck indoors definitely takes the cake. It might be peak relaxation season, but it's also a great time to earn some money (especially if you're a student), and sadly a lot of jobs are likely to keep you inside and out of the sunshine.
The good news is that if you enjoy working outside and have a passion for green spaces, there are jobs — like landscaping — that won't make you choose between making money and enjoying the sun.
There's plenty of landscaping jobs available at the moment too. Strathmore Landscape, for instance, is hiring landscapers in the Greater Montreal area and Gatineau with dozens of positions available for all levels.
As a leader in the field of commercial landscape maintenance for over 55 years, their goal has always been to care for the environment while providing their team with fair and equal opportunities as well as job security.
There are over 40 different nationalities represented in the teams at Strathmore, so if travel restrictions are getting you down, you still have the chance to make friends from around the world without ever leaving Canada.
With salaries of up to $25/hour (based on your level of experience), Strathmore Landscape has plenty of opportunities for overtime each week, which is paid at one-and-a-half times the hourly rate.
Strathmore Landscape also offers permanent seasonal work as well as opportunities to develop skills and grow your expertise. So whether you're hired as a gardener, crew leader or as part of a Zero-Emission Crew (or any of Strathmore's other open positions), you'll have the chance to grow your career in commercial landscaping every season.
Plus, landscape maintenance is considered an essential service, so even with the health and safety restrictions of COVID-19, your job will be secure. There's also on-site parking and enclosed bike racks to make getting to and from work convenient and safe.
And when all that work outdoors has you feeling like you deserve some R&R, Strathmore Landscape hosts company events (always COVID-friendly). Classes like on-site yoga not only help team members refresh but are also a chance to get to know each other, and maybe even make friends for life.
Fun in the sun and fun on the job? Talk about perks on perks.