IT careers: looks matter

In the information technology workplace your skills make you what you are. But to other people, it's often your outward appearance that communicates just how good you are.  This "look of competence" is explored

Published on: October 25th, 2012 brian bloom

IEPs get bridge-to-work program for Ontario jobs

A new skills training program from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) provides an alternative means for internationally educated professionals (IEPs) to find work in Ontario.The Integrated Work Experience Strategy (IWES) is

Published on: March 29th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

15 hot jobs for 2010

Architects CDN $72,000 to $120,000 Source: Sapphire Canada Sapphire Canada expects a demand for architects of all forms, including application development, business, database, network/infrastructure and security. Database architects start at the lower end

Published on: March 10th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Hot skills, cool jobs

Last August, a joint survey between Sapphire Technologies Canada and IBM Corp. on Canadian IT hiring practices found 38 per cent of respondents planned to increase their IT hiring over the next 18 months. The

Published on: March 10th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Expert explains the 3 r

Everyone knows networking is important, but not everyone knows what this means and how to do it right. This isn’t the case for Mark Jeffries. The communications consultant, presentation coach and professional keynote speaker

Published on: November 5th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Are soft skills innate, or can they be learned?

The process of integrating technology into a company’s fabric of operations is quickly becoming a more collaborative process. In this new reality, IT staffers must begin to learn the tricky skill of communicating

Published on: February 5th, 2008 Greg Enright

Salary survey reveals a strong market

A shortage of IT skills in areas such as application development and messaging administration is expected to lead to an increase in starting salaries for IT professionals, according to the “Robert Half 2008

Published on: October 24th, 2007 Briony Smith

Today’s IT professionals: New roles, new salaries

As the market continues to pick itself up from the rubbles of the dot-com bubble burst of the early 2000, some major shifts are transpiring in the IT employment market.The continued steady growth

Published on: August 21st, 2007 Today s IT professionals- New roles

Just don’t call them IT managers

As the market continues to pick itself up from the rubbles of the dot-com bubble burst of the early 2000, some major shifts are transpiring in the IT employment market. The continued steady

Published on: August 16th, 2007 Mari-Len De Guzman