Articles by Steve Proulx


The Caisse de dépôt bets $53 million on Neuvoo

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) will invest $53 million in the Neuvoo job website. This investment, in the form of share capital, will allow Neuvoo to continue its global expansion and optimize its platform, powered by artificial intelligence. Headquartered in Montreal and with offices in Europe and Latin America, the company […]



Here is a review of the companies that have announced hirings and layoffs during September 2018. HIRINGS The well-known Canada Goose clothing brand will open a third manufacturing facility in Winnipeg – the largest of Canada Goose’s seven plants in the country. The company intends to create no less than 700 new jobs over the […]

Career management

Are you starting to get hungover from the new job?

Candidates are promised a fulfilling, new job, and work on exciting projects. They are lured by advancement opportunities and the positive appraisal from the team that they will join. In short, they are promised the world. During a new employee’s first week, he’s on a honeymoon. We present him to the team, show him how […]


A Review of Hirings and Layoffs for March 2016

A review of the companies that have hired and laid off employees for the month of March 2016.  


The August Review of Hirings and Layoffs

A typical scenario in August: Job creations in the service sector and layoffs in the manufacturing sector. A review.    

Call to order

Can employers prevent romance on the job?

It’s no secret the workplace is one of romance. Employees spend a significant part of their days at the office, and are inevitably surrounded by the same people for years on end. Affinities will grow... and sometimes more.


R.I.P. Jobboom Magazine (2000-2014)

The next edition of Jobboom Magazine will be its last. Jobboom’s new owner, Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, will no longer be publishing the esteemed and free employment magazine.

By the numbers

February 2014: Hirings and Layoffs

Elections are in the air! During February, the Premier of Quebec Pauline Marois has accumulated a slew of investment announcements sure to make jobs rain all across Quebec... network