Vidéotron Ltée
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October 20, 2005 09:53 ET

Mass Recruiting Drive: Videotron Holds High-Speed Interviewing Day to Fill Hundreds of Openings

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 20, 2005) - Videotron is holding a job fair on October 22, 2005 to hire 300 new employees. High-speed interviews will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 405 Ogilvy St. (Parc Metro station). Videotron needs to fill a large number of openings for customer service and technical support staff at its customer contact centres in Montreal, St-Hubert and Quebec City. There are also opportunities in other departments, including Engineering, Finance and Sales & Marketing.

Applicants interested in an exciting career with a progressive company are invited to come talk to Videotron managers and recruiters. To give everyone a chance, a "speed interviewing" format will be used. All Videotron departments will have stands and there will be a corporate information booth. Openings for systems architects, technicians, analysts, project managers, representatives and managers must be filled. Candidates should have relevant experience and are strongly advised to bring a resume.

Videotron is growing fast. The popularity of cable Internet access, digital television and cable telephone service is exploding and Videotron is launching a wireless telephone service in 2006. The purpose of the mass recruiting drive is to fill needs created by the steady growth in customers, including those generated by the launch of residential telephone service, and to support Videotron's prime objective, which is to provide the best possible user experience.

"Giving customers an optimal experience is our constant priority at Videotron," said Normand Vachon, Vice President, Human Resources. "Management has therefore decided to launch an unprecedented recruitment campaign aimed at hiring at least 300 qualified and dynamic employees."

Why choose Videotron?

Videotron is a Quebec-based company that is committed to creating long-term local jobs. It offers attractive career prospects, stimulating challenges, competitive salaries and a full benefits package.

Careers section on Videotron Web site

Persons wishing to apply for a job with Videotron can go to the Careers section of the Videotron Web site (www.videotron.com) to send their resume online and track their application.

Videotron ltee (www.videotron.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services and residential telephone service. Videotron is a leader in new technologies with its illico interactive television system and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of August 31, 2005, Videotron was serving 1,459,000 cable television customers in Quebec; including over 411,000 illico subscribers. Videotron is also the Quebec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 591,000 subscribers to its cable modem and dial-up services. In addition, as of October 5, Videotron was providing residential telephone service to more than 100,000 customers in Montreal, Quebec City, Laval and Montreal South Shore.

Contact Information

  • Videotron Ltee
    Isabelle Dessureault
    General Manager, Communications
    (514) 380-7501
    (514) 295-0304 (Mobile)