Waterloo women in IT project gets government funding

The Government of Canada is providing $300,000 to fund a program aimed at providing jobs for more women in the technology sector in the Waterloo-Kitchener region of Ontario. Communitech Corp., an organization built

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

New Brunswick defends payroll rebate for Salesforce

The New Brunswick government defended its providing payroll rebate to Salesforce.com Inc. even as the California-based cloud computing company announced it was cutting a third of its workforce in the province. The provincial

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Offshoring to sweep away 1.5 M IT jobs: Report

About 1.5 million information technology jobs will be lost by 2017 due to offshoring, technology development and slow business growth, according to a report by United States-based global strategic consulting firm, The Hackett Group.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Interview: Mobile app developer hiring

This week on RADIO IT World Canada, Lara Dodo, regional vice president at Robert Half Technology explains why finding the right skills to build and maintain your mobile app is crucial and why

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 27th, 2012 jd speedy

Career Watch: IT workers are upbeat about the future

What qualities have you sought in recent hires? Recently, we have been hiring motivated, self-aware individuals who are dedicated to the mission and goals of the organization. Our recent hires are motivated by

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 7th, 2011 Jamie Eckle

IT hiring in New Zealand remains strong

Hiring intentions in the ICT sector for the October-December quarter are up 2.7 percentage points on the same quarter last year, according to Hudson's latest employment expectations survey.And compared to October-December 2009, employer

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 20th, 2011 David Watson

U.S. tech works with ‘pent-up animosity’ plan to bolt

Many technology professionals -- stressed-out over pay freezes and heavy workloads -- are thinking about jumping to other companies as the economy improves, according to the latest IT Employee Confidence Index.Polling firm Harris

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 26th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Are you missing hiring the best people?

If you haven’t recently, try spending a few minutes reading a few postings on one of the job web sites (CareerBuilder, Monster, Workopolis, etc). The typical full-time job posting details the job’s functions and

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 28th, 2010 george gorsline

Lessons from LinkedIn: Hire for results

In this edition of Lessons from LinkedIn, CIO Canada asked the following question:  What are the best questions for CIOs to ask when they're trying to hire business-savvy staff? What follows is an edited selection

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Shane Schick