Jobs, training and career advice... It's all there for you at the Montreal Job and Training Fair!

    MONTREAL, Sept. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Job and Training Fair will
open its doors at 10:00 a.m. on September 9 and 10, at the Palais des congrès
de Montréal. The 33rd edition of Quebec's largest gathering of this type will
host more than 100 different companies representing various business segments.
What will you find there? Jobs, specialized training and career development
solutions, as well as employment assistance services. Admission is free of


    A number of exhibitors will be there to meet their recruitment needs -
and they'll be looking for serious, competent workers. The important thing is
to know what you're looking for!
    Employment professionals will be on hand to answer your questions. Here
are some of the participating exhibitors:
    BCBG Maxazria, Costco Montréal, ETS (Ecole de Technologie Supérieur), The
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Dynamite, Handlex, iWeb Technologies, Métro
Richelieu Inc., Desjardins Group, Provigo Inc., RBC Royal Bank, Saputo - Dairy
Products Canada, Videotron, WalMart Canada Corp., Winners Home Sense, etc.


    Jobs Out There (C), which was created as a means of bringing together
employers and various regions in Quebec and Canada, will be used to form a
number of groups that will run special campaigns for residents of the Greater
Montreal area. Come out and meet the Association des Francophones du Nunavut,
Forum jeunesse Mauricie, Groupe Cible Migration Nicolet-Bécancour, Séduction
Bois-Francs, Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi Drummond (and its Partenaire de la
relève project), International Youth Programs/Programmes internationaux pour
les jeunes and Attraction Erable.


    Two sector committees for labour have been working with the Montreal Job
and Training Fair to bring together businesses in specific fields, in order to
generate interest in jobs undergoing acute labour shortages. The food
processing committee and Elexpertise (the committee responsible for labour in
the electrical and electronics industry) invite you to come out and meet them,
and learn about the various jobs available in their respective areas.


    Visitors can assess their grasp of these languages in three areas -
comprehension, reading and writing - by taking a confidential Web-based test
(approximately 30 to 40 minutes in duration) that's offered free of charge by


    The team, which has been working for several years in the
field of recruitment and high-tech, is convinced that the future of on-line
recruitment depends on two factors: effectiveness and ethics. They firmly
believe that recruitment through the Internet will ultimately make applicants'
and recruitment professionals' lives easier, and they promote direct contact
between companies and applicants.


    This publication, which is completely dedicated to employment, training
and entrepreneurship, is used by a number of businesses as a recruitment and
marketing tool. It serves as a forum for presenting your company or
advertising job vacancies or the services you offer. La Tête de l'emploi has a
print run of 40,000 copies, and is also published in virtual format (10,000
subscribers). It's distributed for free through more than 620 drop-off points
in Montreal, Montérégie, Laval and the National Capital.


    To mark its 25th anniversary, SAJE Montréal Métro will launch its new
image and signature live from the Job Fair. This community leader's mission is
to help new entrepreneurs succeed in business by offering advisory services,
coaching and training. In Quebec, the SAJE model has contributed to 18,542
business start-ups that have created almost 40,000 jobs, for anticipated
investments that will exceed $800 million.


    This organization was created in January 2001, with the goal of promoting
the growth of a career development culture as well as of associated jobs, in
partnership with Emploi-Québec and industry and union representatives in
various segments of the food processing field.


    The sector committee responsible for labour in the electrical and
electronics industry, now known as Elexpertise, works to establish cooperation
between all stakeholders in this industry. It ensures identification of
requirements specific to this sector, to encourage agreement and to promote,
support and cooperate on workforce development.


    This language school, a learning institution recognized by the ministère
du Revenu du Québec, has been granted a certificate of accreditation as a
training organization recognized by Emploi Québec. Established in 1992, Ecole
de langues ELATE is staffed with a dynamic team that will help you learn a
second or foreign language. The school offers second-language courses
(English, Spanish, French, Italian, etc.) to a varied client base - from
pre-school to the corporate level - using an oral communication-based
multimedia method that promotes more effective learning. You can also learn
through private or semi-private lessons, or in small-group classes, thus
ensuring better follow-up and that your various needs are met. Access to
workplace courses is also available.


    Améliorer vos talents d'orateurs... et tout le monde sera suspendu à
    vos lèvres
    "Improve your speaking skills ... and your audience will be hanging off
    your every word."
    Karen Torgerson, communications and leadership expert

    Avec AIM CROIT pédalez vers une réussite
    "Pedal your way to success with IAM CARES."
    Jason Azevedo, IAM CARES

    Validation du projet d'affaire
    "Validating a business plan"
    Jean-Benoit Aubé, SAJE Montréal Métro advisor

    Comment convaincre quand on est une jeune relève
    "How to be convincing as a young relief employee"
    Martine Deschamps, M.Sc., CHRP, relief management advisor, SynerAction

    Leaders de demain, êtes-vous prêts ?
    "Leaders of tomorrow: are you ready?"
    Béatrice Thomas, coach, management consultant based in France and Quebec,
    author of Si j'osais! (Quebecor, March 2009)

    Apprendre à parler plus d'une langue : pourquoi et comment
    "Learning to speak more one language: why and how"
    Bruno Pereira, President and CEO, Ecole de langues ELATE

    L'ETS présente son programme de maîtrise destinée aux ingénieurs formés à
    l'étranger !
    "Presenting the ETS Masters program for foreign-trained engineers!"
    Edmond Miresco, Ecole de technologie supérieure (ETS)

                     The Montreal Job and Training Fair
             September 9-10 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal
                         We're waiting to meet you!

    Practical Information - MONTREAL JOB AND TRAINING FAIR

    Thanks to its ever-increasing success, the Montreal Job and Training Fair
has acquired an enviable reputation and has become an outstanding job market
event! The Montreal Job and Training Fair continues to be the premier choice
for those seeking jobs or training. Entrepreneurs and applicants are all
agreed: human contact and face-to-face meetings are still the best way of
bringing together jobs and their future incumbents!

    Name :      Montreal Job and Training Fair, 33rd édition

    Where:      Palais des congrès de Montréal
                159 West, Saint-Antoine Street, Hall 220 DE
                Metro Place-d'Armes

    When:       Wednesday, September 9, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
                Thursday, September 10, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                Free admission for visitors

    Producer:   Expoz Inc.
                Maud Allard, présidente
                110, rue de la Barre, bureau 225
                Longueuil (Québec)  J4K 1A3
                Téléphone: 450 651-7407
                Télécopieur: 450  651-2355
                Courriel :

    Web site:

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