The Montreal organization Dans la rue’s main objective since its foundation in 1988 has been to help young people living in the street get back on their feet. By offering their support with a place to live, to clean and a supervised education perspective, they help young adult and teenager make it into the real world by providing them with the tools required to find a job and start working for themselves.
The organization continues to help people every day with day camps such as “Chez Pops”, which offers a place to rest for those in needs. Their action plan follows the principles of... [+] Read more
Stella’s circle is a charitable organization based on the principles of personal growth, community involvement, social justice, dignity and compassion. Their mission is to promote the development of communities and to attack oppressive social policies. Their objective is to help people get a job, a home and help from their community in order to provide them with a quality of life.
In 2014, Stella’s Circle’s action plan is based on three different aspects. First, by offering training and helping the employment process, they provided real jobs to those in needs. Second, by helping to provide... [+] Read more
Junior Achievement is an organization that helps Quebec’s students. Their main goal is to inspire students to develop entrepreneurial values, while understanding the economy and developing their leadership. They are able to do so by offering a chance for students to develop in the business world while acquiring an interest in a future career. Basically, they provide the tools required by students to create their own startup business.
Currently they offer multiple awards and scholarship, which they award to students who demonstrate a great sense of entrepreneurship. They also organize JA... [+] Read more
In our capitalist world, employment is an important issue for a decent life. Many new opportunities are created nearly everywhere, some are successes, and others fall into memories. The technology world has begun, along with the incredible growth of the internet, dominating the market of startup companies. They can grow really fast and create employment opportunity for local skilled developers and engineers. However, they compete on the same market as the tech giants of Silicon Valley such as Google, Facebook and others like Microsoft and Apple. The issue of employment is mainly related to... [+] Read more
The Montreal start-up company Hootsuite competes to find software engineers to hire. Canadian engineers are really hard to find since Silicon Valley’s heavyweight companies such as Google, Facebook, Apple and Twitter are able to offer much more advantages to those they hire. The problem is that most of the brightest Canadian computer developers are hired by US companies leaving no one to be hired by Canadian companies. According to LuAnn LaSalle’s article “Canadian firms...[+] Read more