19th Journées Québec event a resounding success

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Journées Québec is a two-day speed-recruiting event held in Paris twice a year. In addition to drawing big crowds in Europe, the event is also popular with Québec businesses looking for skilled foreign talent to fill key positions on their teams. And the 19th Journées Québec was no exception!

Highlights 

  • 113 participating businesses from Québec, including 46 from Montréal
  • 2,252 positions to be filled in 15 job sectors
  • 24,000 applications submitted on the online platform
  • 12,900 shortlisted candidates invited to attend
  • 3,500 candidates called to an interview

Montréal businesses advertised over 375 job offers online on the Journées Québec website, for 1,364 positions to be filled in the city in the following fields:

  • Consulting, management, administration and accounting
  • Construction, environmental and geotechnical engineering
  • Mechanical, electronic and industrial engineering
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Video games and visual effects (VFX)
  • Vehicle, machine and equipment mechanics
  • Water- and environment-related professions
  • Health care
  • Information technology

Corporate testimonials

“We conducted over 200 interviews and made about 20 offers. Mission accomplished for us!” – Geneviève Moody, Senior Advisor – IT Talent Acquisition – Project Management, Desjardins (see source)

“Spiria wants to thank the thousands of bright individuals that attended the Journées Québec recruiting event in Paris. Our team was delighted to meet such talent!” – Spiria (see source)

“Journées Québec has given us access to a pool of experienced candidates, who have a specific expertise, workers who meet our criterias and who, in addition, are driven by the desire to establish themself in Montréal. In addition, I would like to acknowledge the excellent work of Montréal International in preparing this recruitment mission. The impeccable logistical organization and personalized support were a success in every aspect “– Philippe Bouffaut, Vice President Products & Development at CEDROM-Sni / Cisiong

Candidate testimonials (French only)

Participating companies 

  • Alithya
  • Alten Canada
  • Yond
  • National Bank of Canada
  • Beelogix
  • Behaviour Interactive
  • Bridgestone Canada Inc.
  • Busbud
  • CGI
  • CISION/Cedrom Technologies
  • Createch
  • Cysca Technologies
  • Davincys
  • Deloitte
  • Desjardins
  • Dollarama
  • FX Innovation
  • GRICS
  • Helios Group
  • IBM Client Innovation Centre Montréal
  • Intact (Intact Financial Corporation)
  • ISAAC Instruments
  • IXIASOFT
  • Keolis
  • KPMG
  • Larochelle Groupe Conseil
  • Intelerad Medical Systems
  • Lightspeed
  • Ludia
  • Meritek Conseil
  • MindGeek
  • Pomerleau
  • Procom Québec
  • Recrutement Santé Québec – MSSS
  • Serti Information Solutions
  • Service d’entretien Piervan Inc.
  • SII Canada
  • SNC Lavalin
  • Solution BI
  • Spiria
  • SSENSE
  • Ubisoft Montréal
  • UMAknow
  • Verosoft Design Inc.
  • City of Montréal

Partners

  • Délégation générale du Québec à Paris
  • Pôle emploi international
  • Québec International
  • Société de développement économique de Drummondville

The Talent Montréal team – Montréal International

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