NOW HIRING in....Retail!

Posted By: Dan Spector · 5/11/2012 3:39:00 PM

In the final installment of our NOW HIRING  series, we talked about retail, the business sector that employs the most people in this province. You might be surprised at the huge amount of possibilities open to you in this field.

Rita De Luca, HR Director of MEXX, joined us to talk about the vast variety of jobs available in the industry.

Right after her interview, she participated in a live webchat right here on  to answer questions about building a career in the retail business. Watch the video below.

Retail career resources:
Careers at Mexx
Job postings in retail sector in and around the city

Fairview Point-Claire Retail Careers
Search Fairview's compilation of retail industry job opportunities

Carrefour Laval Retail Careers
A wide-variety of job openings available at Carrefour Laval
Eluta Montreal offers a range of retail jobs from prestigious brand retailers

Below is the recording ...

NOW HIRING in....Digital Marketing!

Posted By: Dan Spector · 5/9/2012 7:57:00 PM

The internet continues to expand at an exponential rate, and along with it, all the jobs with roots in the digital world.

E-marketing, social media coordination, and search engine optimization are just a few of the jobs we talked all about with Mitch Joel, president of Twist Image, on Thursday's edition of NOW HIRING. 

Listen to his extremely informative and resourceful interview with Aaron in the audio player to the right.


Digital Marketing resources:

Infopresse jobs
Job postings in digital marketing sector

Sid Lee
One of the world’s leading digital marketing firms, right here in Montreal

Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada
Digital marketing research, education and more

Marketing Magazine JobZone
Jobs from Canada's Marketing Magazine

Internet Retailer
A portal to in-depth analysis of the eCommerce industry

Simply Hired Job Listings
Browse dozens of SEO-related job openings within the Montreal region

UniSEO Training Workshops
A comprehensive list of local, hands-on ...

NOW HIRING in....Accounting!

Posted By: Dan Spector · 5/9/2012 3:23:00 PM

For the third installment of NOW HIRING, we discussed a profession that everyone needs, and will be in serious demand in the coming years: accounting. 

Accountant David Tayer was here to tell you everything you need to know to break into this potentially lucrative field.

Below is the recording of the webcast conversation with David Tayer.

Accounting Resources:
A wide range of openings in accounting within Montreal.
Search the hundreds of jobs in the accounting field across Canada.

JFK School of Business Accounting Courses 
The EMSB's John F. Kennedy School of Business offers a 1-year accountant course. Accounting Courses
Take College Canada's beginner course in accounting software.

Dawson College's Accounting Program
An intensive course offered by Dawson's Continuing Education department.

LaSalle College's Account Management Program 
Promises a 90% job placement opportunity at completion of the course.

Concordia University Accountancy BA
An undergraduate program offered under Concordia's Communications undergraduate ...

NOW HIRING in....Video games!

Posted By: Dan Spector · 5/8/2012 1:12:00 PM

On Tuesday's edition of NOW HIRING during The Aaron Rand Show, we profiled another super hot job sector in Montreal: the video games industry.

You heard from Martin Carrier, the head of Warner Brothers Games Montreal. Mr. Carrier gave you all the information you need to break into a career in this expanding industry.

Take a look at our list of resources on the video game industry in Montreal:

A list of all the video game development companies in Montreal.

Inter-DEC Game Development Program
Team up with game developers and master the production process of the industry.

3D Animation for Video Games
Dawson College offers a program in video game design, production and animation.

Video Game Job Board
Hundreds of game development job openings from across Canada

Recording Arts Canada Game Production
Join industry leaders in game design and learn about production from the ground up.

Below is the ...

NOW HIRING in...Translation!

Posted By: Dan Spector · 5/7/2012 6:45:00 PM

For the first segment on NOW HIRING, we spoke to Caisse de Depot translator and part time Concordia translation professor Pamela Lipson.

Listen to the full interview in the audio player to the right, and watch our post-interview webstream on the main NOW HIRING page on, and check out a wealth of information about the field below.

McGill’s Translation Program
Information on McGill University’s translation courses for continuing education.

Information on Concordia University’s graduate program in translation.

Information on courses offered to those wanting to pursue a future in translation at UdeM.

A list of several organizations looking for translators in the Montreal region.

Government of Canada job listings for translation and related fields.

The Canadian Translation Bureau hires the most translators in the country...


Job Search:

  • Job Futures Quebec
    Overview of job statistics, sector forecasts offered by Service Canada
  • Emploi Quebec
    Government of Quebec job resource with job postings, labour market information and more
    Search engine and comprehensive database for new job postings at employers across Canada, with regional searches
  • Job Boom
    Job listings for various sectors, the largest for opportunities in Quebec and Ontario

Job Tips:

  • Yes Montreal
    Designed for 18-35, but tips for job searches, CV, interviews and entrepreneurship useful for any age
  • La Passarelle
    Employment and career transition centre providing workshops and counselling support for Montreal job seekers
  • Job Hunters Bible
    Website for ‘What Color Is Your Parachute’, one of the most-referenced job search books. Full of great tips on CV, interview preparation and more
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    Invaluable tips on organizing and writing your resume targeting the job you want