[Montreal, October 17, 2023] - Randstad Canada, a world leader in recruitment and human resources solutions, and Desjardins are proud to announce their strategic partnership to actively support entrepreneurs in the face of labour shortages. This collaboration promises to deliver significant benefits to entrepreneurs across the country.

As part of this partnership, Desjardins business members will have access to the expertise of Randstad Canada consultants to successfully navigate the current talent shortage environment. Entrepreneurs will benefit from preferential rates and privileged access to in-depth studies on human resources trends, including workplace equity, the salary guide, and best practices in diversity and inclusion. This source of strategic information will contribute to maintaining their competitiveness in the job market.

Marie-Pier Bédard, Executive Vice-President of Randstad Canada, expressed her enthusiasm for the partnership, saying: "We're delighted to partner with Desjardins to support entrepreneurs in their search for talent. This partnership promotes business growth and reinforces our commitment to excellence in recruitment and human resources."

Randstad Canada stands out for its diversified recruitment expertise, covering many industries such as finance and accounting, industrial support, technology, administrative support, and many more. This in-depth knowledge will be an added value for businesses in different sectors across Canada. Entrepreneurs will be able to find the best talent to complete their teams and foster their growth.

"Labour scarcity is an obstacle to economic growth. To help companies with their recruitment needs, we need to understand the local environment and the specific characteristics of each region. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. That's why Desjardins is so proud of this partnership with Randstad Canada. Their expertise brings added value to our other initiatives to support our entrepreneurs in their search for talent," says Marc Villeneuve, vice-président Développement et rayonnement des affaires, Services aux entreprises du Mouvement Desjardins.

About randstad canada

Randstad is the world’s largest talent company and a partner of choice to clients. We are committed to providing equitable opportunities to people from all backgrounds and helping them remain relevant in the rapidly changing world of work. We have a deep understanding of the labour market and help our clients create the high-quality, diverse and agile workforces they need to succeed. Our 46,000 employees around the world make a positive impact on society by helping people to realize their true potential throughout their working life.

For more information, go to randstad.ca

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in North America and the fifth largest in the world, with assets of $409.6 billion at June 30, 2023. It was named one of the World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies by Forbes magazine. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, its online platforms, and its subsidiaries across  Canada. Ranked among the world’s strongest banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and one of the highest credit ratings in the industry.