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Mark the dates of the 14th edition of The National Job Fair in your agenda

MONTREAL, December 6, 2018 – The 14th edition of The National Job Fair will take place Thursday and Friday, October 17 and 18, 2019, in the East Hall of Place Bonaventure, jointly with the 24th edition of The National Education Fair and the 10th edition of The Study & Stay Abroad Fair which will be presented in the adjacent West Hall. Organizations interested in participating in The National Job Fair and/or in one or another of our recruitment events can contact us now to reserve their space in priority before the official opening of the exhibitors’ registration period in January 2019.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Record of exhibitors and it keeps growing!

MONTREAL, August 28, 2018 – A participation record of exhibitors has already been confirmed last July at the 2018 edition of The National Job Fair. This year, more than 275 exhibitors (former record of 186 exhibitors in 2017) will attend. This record means a lot more job offers to the visitors/jobs seekers of the Fair. The more exhibitors, the more job offers. The more job offers, the more opportunities for candidates. Everyone looking for a job, a career change, professional or continuing education programs or professional career development services has all good reasons to plan a visit to attend The National Job Fair on October 11 and 12 at Place Bonaventure (East Exhibition Hall). The 2018 edition is an absolute must!

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Register a group visit: An easy process for any organization

MONTREAL, June 26, 2018 – The National Job Fair allows organizations offering support services to people looking for a job to register a group visit. In doing so, group visit leaders receive additional, exclusive information to guide their visit and help members of their group maximize the impact of their visit. Interested organizations that have not yet registered their group visit can do so at any time by October 11 by completing the Group Visit Registration Form available on the website. Not to miss: The National Job Fair on October 11 and 12 at Place Bonaventure.

The Group Visit Program is open to youth-employment hubs, job search clubs, job placement centers, integration and employability organizations, career development centers, career development organizations, help and reference centers for immigrants, cross-cultural organizations, educational and vocational guidance organizations, francization and linguistic integration organizations, centers for reintegration into the labor market, continuing education centers, as well as CEGEPs, colleges and universities.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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The regionalization of immigration goes through The National Job Fair for 8 years now!

MONTREAL, June 21, 2018 – No less than 25 organizations specialized in cross-cultural services from about 12 Quebec regions will be working at The National Job Fair on October 11 and 12 at Place Bonaventure. They will meet New Canadians and NewComers to make them discover the Quebec regions and to offer them opportunities to live and work in the regions with their families. The delegation of organizations specializing in a range of employment services to immigrant communities will be surrounded by a record number of regional employers who will exhibit as well for the much-needed face-to-face contacts.

The National Job Fair and the Réseau des organismes de régionalisation de l'immigration du Québec (RORIQ) presents the 8th edition of the Regionalization-Immigration Pavilion of The National Job Fair.

For more information on the regionalization-focused immigration pavilion and its regional opportunities, visit the Regionalization-Immigration Pavilion page of the website.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Chatr mobile renews its partnership with The National Job Fair

MONTREAL, June 18, 2018 – Chatr mobile is not only a returning exhibitor at The National Job Fair this year. The telecommunication company has also renewed as official partner of the 2018 edition, which will take place on October 11 and 12, at Place Bonaventure. The partnership is in place for the 3rd consecutive year. Chatr mobile will meet visitors in the Employment Support and Career Development Service Zone of the Fair. Chatr mobile believes that everyone should be able to stay connected easily and with no worry. Thanks to its excellent network, you will be covered from one end of the country to the other and you will not miss the call of an employer who would like to meet you! Chatr allows you to keep in touch with your work, your family and your friends with simple and inexpensive packages without credit or fixed-term contracts. Just choose a package, and you're ready to go! For more information, meet the Chatr mobile team at The National Job Fair.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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The CSMO des mines, partner for the presentation of the Pavillon Explore les mines at The National Job Fair

MONTREAL, June 14, 2018 – The National Job Fair will host the Pavillon Explore les mines. Presented in partnership with the Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de l’industrie des mines, the the Pavillon Explore les mines will bring together at the Fair a large number of companies in the mining industrt to promote employment opportunities among candidates seeking employment in the mining industry, while at the same time attracting the interest of other candidates to pursue a career in mining.

The employment opportunities for the coming years are more than interesting for those who wish to succeed in the industry. By 2027, more than 15,500 jobs will need to be filled in the mining industry. This is the perfect opportunity for thousands of candidates who want a job for which the salary is almost twice the average salary in Quebec.

The Pavillon Explore les mines will also be presented at The National Education Fair, presented jointly with The National Job Fair. Various educational institutions offering programs in the mining sector and the CSMO des mines will be on hand to promote among future talents visiting the Fair about the career opportunities in the mining industry and the training to follow in order to pursue a career in that field.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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New partner, new visitor service: Profilia CV Resume Center

MONTREAL, June 1, 2018 - The National Job Fair proudly presents, in partnership with Profilia CV, a new service available to all visitors of its 2018 edition. The Profilia CV Resume Center, developed and implemented in collaboration with Profilia CV, will offer candidates the opportunity to work on improving their resumes. Profilia CV is a Montreal-based company specialized in resume writing services, cover letters, LinkedIn profile writing and document translation.

The National Job Fair is proud of this new strategic alliance with Profilia CV, who will be present at the 2018 event edition. Its team of professionals will lead the Profilia CV Resume Center, in an effort to help guide candidates in their job search.

Visitors of The National Job Fair will be able to benefit from a personalized resume evaluation, completed during a 10 to 15-minute session, focused on best capturing recruiters' attention and securing interviews. As today's job market becomes increasingly competitive, resume content and presentation are key factors to a successful job search strategy.

In-person meetings at The National Job Fair, paired with an outstanding resume supported by the Profilia CV Resume Center, are two essential ingredients to a successful job search process!  Visit The National Job Fair and Profilia CV websites for additional information on the Profilia CV Evaluation Center.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Registration of group visits: It's a start!

MONTREAL, May 2, 2018 –Today begins the registration period for group visits at The National Job Fair, presented jointly with The National Education Fair and The Study & Stay Abroad Fair. The group visits program was has been developed to welcome free of charge young adultsand adults in group visits at the Fair attending an adult education center a carrefours jeunesse-emploi, a centre local d'emploi,…

To register your group visit, complete your online form at any time and choose your day and time of visit.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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The National Job Fair 2018: Official opening of the registration period for exhibitors

MONTREAL, January 25, 2018 – The registration period for the 2018 National Job Fair (October 11-12, Place Bonaventure, Montreal) is open! All employers and career-related organizations are invited to register to confirm their participation at one of the largest, if not the largest job fair in Canada:

  • Employers who recruit or want to promote their organization to candidates.
  • Educational institutions that offer continuing education programs.
  • Government departments and agencies that recruit and promote employment and their programs.
  • Organizations specializing in career development.

Join the 200 expected exhibitors and meet 11,000 visitors expected in 2018!

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Dates of the 13th edition in 2018

MONTREAL, December 12, 2017 – The 13th edition of The National Job Fair will take place Thursday and Friday, October 11 and 12, 2018, in the East Hall of Place Bonaventure, jointly with the 23rd edition of The National Education Fair and the 9th edition of The Study & Stay Abroad Fair which will be presented in the adjacent West Hall. Organizations interested in participating in The National Job Fair and/or in one or another of our recruitment events can contact us now to reserve their space in priority before the official opening of the exhibitors’ registration period in January 2018.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Special insert on The National Job Fair available in today's edition of Le Journal de Montréal

MONTREAL, October 12, 2016 – Get your copy of Le Journal de Montréal today! You will find a special 24-page special insert on The National Job Fair, The National Education Fair and The Study & Stay Abroad Fair, which will open tomorrow at Place Bonaventure in the presence of moer than 275 exhibitors and partners. In the special insert, you will find the ist of exhibitors, the floor plan and featured news on the 2016 edition of the Fair. The special insert will also be distributed to visitors at the Fair upon their arrival both days.

More than 5,000 job offers, training programs and career services will be available on site at The National Job Fair! Nearly 130 exhibitors, a record, will offer jobs in virtually all sector and will be represented by a total of about 500 recruiters.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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New participation record of exhibitors comfirmed for the 2016 edition

MONTREAL, August 18, 2016 - Nearly two months before the opening of The National Job Fair, the record book of the biggest job fair of the year in Greater Montreal was rewritten with the confirmation of a new participation record of exhibitors for the 2016 edition. Today, the confirmation of 3 new exhibitors brought the Fair to new heights, equaling the record of 96 exhibitors set in 2015, and setting a new record-breaking Fair with 98 exhibitors. The increase will in fact continue over the next 8 weeks. Consequently, the volume of participation of exhibitors expected have been revised to 125 exhibitors, a major 30% increase over the last year record. This is the 7th consecutive year that organizers present a record-breaking National Job Fair in Montreal, but this is the first time a participation record is confirmed as long before the Fair.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Place Bonaventure lets the light in at The National Job Fair

MONTREAL, August 1, 2016The National Job Fair of Montreal will take place in daylight for the first time in 11 years. To commemorate our 50th anniversary, Place Bonaventure is opening itself up to the city and letting the light shine in! The management team at Place Bonaventure has recently announced the installation of majestic new windows on Level 400 East., home of The National Job Fair, to be held on October 13 & 14.

The exhibitors of The National Job Fair will enjoy a whole new experience (see illustrations below). This major transformation will furnish the East hall with 30-foot high windows looking out onto Robert-Bourassa Boulevard and the Quartier International (International District).

In a logical follow-up to the extensive renovations to the various levels of the building that was launched in 1998, the exhibition halls at Place Bonaventure are proudly striding into the twenty-first century for the benefit of The National Job Fair which has benne taken place at Place Bonaventure since its creatin 11 years ago.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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Another record-breaking edition!

MONTREAL, November 19, 2015 – To mark its 10th anniversary, The National Job Fair presented a 6th record edition in a row with the largest number of exhibitors to date, that is to say 96 companies and organisms, while welcoming a large volume of 11,500 visitors. The Fair is in constant progression since 2009 and positions itself as the most important employment Fair of the Greater Montreal. The many recruiters on site to provide jobs, trainings and employment services came from almost all regions of Quebec, Ontario and the Northwest territories. Also, for a 5th consecutive year, the Réseau des organismes de régionalisation de l’immigration du Québec (RORIQ) of the TCRI  was present as a partner of the Fair with nearly 20 organisms on site to promote employment and life in the regions with immigrants by providing them jobs, services and resources to integrate into regional communities. We also want to underline the third participation of a group of exhibitors from the Ontario francophone and the first delegation of employers from the biopharmaceutical sector, in partnership with Pharmabio Développement. These results confirm the reputation and the leading position of The National Job Fair in the employment and continuing training fields not only in the Greater Montreal, but also across Quebec as well Canada.

 Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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A successful 9th edition. Thank you to everyone!

MONTREAL, October 20, 2014 – The 9th edition of the National Job Fair was held on October 16 and 17, 2014, in the East Hall of Place Bonaventure, in Montreal. Recruiters, trainers and visitors were numerous at this annual event, a must for job search, career development and continuing education. Thank you all for making the Fair the most important multisector recruitment event in Greater Montreal!

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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A new record at sight!

MONTREAL, August 19, 2013 – To date, more than 70 organizations took the plunge and confirmed their participation in the Fair, with an expected record participation of 90 and 100 exhibitors at the Fair in 2013, and a new record in sight! In 2012, 80 exhibitors participated in the Fair, which was a record compared to the previous year.

Among the organizations confirmed the Fair to date: TD Canada Trust, Ministère des transports du Québec, Atelka, Quantum, Sun Life Financial, Canadian Security Intelligence Service, FI Canada Oilfield Services, Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys – Éducation des adultes, Formation professionnelle et Service aux entreprises, Faculté d'éducation permanente – Université de Montréal, IFSE Institute, Accès Travail Victoriaville, Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Montréal Centre-Ville, Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec and Portes ouvertures sur le Lac.

Source: The National Job Fair – Montreal
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