Becomes the Official Internet Recruitment Solution for Chartered Human Resources and Industrial Relations Professionals in Quebec

The Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaineset en relations industrielles agréés du Québec, the organization recognized by the Quebec government to represent and accredit human resources and industrial relations professionals, today announced that they have signed a partnership agreement with, the leading career management portal in the Canadian and Quebec markets and part of the global Monster(R) network of TMPWorldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: TMPW).

According to the agreement, will become the official and exclusive provider of a range of electronic recruitment services via the RHRI-Portal, a new online medium for work and employment ( The website will be launched by the Ordre this fall.

Through the three-year agreement, the Ordre's members will benefit from unique online recruitment technology and special promotions when purchasing different online recruitment services. offers:

  • Access to the largest database of active resumes in Canada and Quebec.
  • Advanced functionality for managing the job-posting process.
  • Superior pre-screening tools.
  • Comprehensive technological recruitment solutions, including management of the entire online recruitment process  from opening a position to planning interviews as well as the development and hosting of career sites directly on the client's site.

"We are honored that Quebec's most reputable authority in the area of human resources and industrial relations has become our partner. By choosing, the Ordre is offering its members the most comprehensive online recruitment solution in the market, in addition to providing them with access to the largest number of job seekers in Quebec and Canada. Their support of us confirms our solid track record in serving the Quebec market," said GabrielBouchard, vice-president and general manager of

In a survey undertaken in April, over 70 percent of Ordre members planned to use online recruitment services to fill positions. They expect not only to post jobs and consult resume databases, but also to benefit from value-added recruitment services. According to Florent Francoeur, president and director general of the Ordre, "Our members need more than just a job-posting system; the whole recruitment process must be taken into account from an electronic perspective. is therefore a strategic choice. They are strongly committed to the development of value-added Web-based functionality for our members. Our members will benefit from their avant-garde vision in the area of electronic recruitment."

In addition to fostering the development of cutting-edge functionality for chartered HR and industrial relations professionals, and the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés will partner in organizing activities for HR and industrial relations students, Ordre members, and the business community.

About the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés

The Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines et en relationsindustrielles agréés du Québec is an invaluable resource in human resourcesand industrial relations management in Quebec. Recognized by Quebec's Code ofprofessions, the Ordre is the only organization permitted to provide officialaccreditation to chartered human resources and industrial relationsprofessionals.

The Ordre has over 4800 registered members. These dynamic professionalswork in a wide variety of environments, including large companies, governmentorganizations, unions, universities, and consulting firms. They practice inboth the public and private sectors, in areas such as employee relations,human resources management, workplace safety and health, and employeetraining.

The Ordre promotes professional development for its highly qualifiedmembers by offering information and education services, a training program,online reference tools, and a magazine. These initiatives allow the Ordre tocontribute to the advancement of the profession and to play an important rolein Quebec society.

About the RHRI Portal

The RHRI-Portal, the new media for work and employment, is a unique Website for exchanging ideas amongst professionals in human resources andindustrial relations management, employed persons and job seekers, businesses,unions, public and parabolic organizations, training organizations and theuniversity communities in Quebec.

The RHRI Portal offers a large number of documents, articles andhyperlinks in all areas of human resources management and industrialrelations. The RHRI Portal serves as a guide to help users find first-handinformation related to work and employment. It includes sections on humanresources management, online recruitment, labour law, employee relations,training, recruitment, career management, etc. The Web address is

About is the leading career management portal in the Canada andQuebec markets. It is a bilingual, user-friendly tool that is revolutionizingjob seeking and recruitment. Free for job seekers, it provides them withgreater control over their job search and career development. It allowsemployers and recruiters to find candidates more cost-efficiently, effectivelyand rapidly. has a database of over 730,000 resumes, the largest inCanada. has a database of over 730,000 resumes, the largest inCanada. Over 1,000,000 jobs are posted in the Monster Network, from entry-level to executive level. Built on robust, innovative technology, the portalalso includes guides to careers and educational programs, comparative salarytables, a virtual job interview and online forums. Headquartered in Montreal, is the Canadian member of the global Monster Career Networkconsisting of local content and language sites in the United States, UnitedKingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore,Hong Kong, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Sweden,Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, and Finland. Monster .ca is a registeredtrademark of TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:TMPW), the world's largest RecruitmentAdvertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Searchand Executive Selection agencies.


Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with more than 9,500 employees in 32countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest RecruitmentAdvertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Searchand Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, isalso the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider ofdirect marketing services. The company's clients include more than 90 of theFortune 100 and more than 480 of the Fortune 500 companies. In June 2001, TMPWorldwide was added to the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwideis available at

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