Articles By Jason W. Eckert

Want to follow the economic downturn?  Follow Dilbert.

Want to follow the economic downturn? Follow Dilbert.

By Jason W. EckertI have met very few people in IT who have not read or heard of the Dilbert...

December 24th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
How will the economic slump affect available IT jobs in Canada?

How will the economic slump affect available IT jobs in Canada?

By Jason W. EckertThe title of this post says it all - for the past month, I can't count how...

November 22nd, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Ontario Linux Fest Starts Soon

Ontario Linux Fest Starts Soon

By Jason W. EckertThe second annual Ontario Linux Fest is a great opportunity to network with other IT professionals and...

October 17th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Skills shortage a joke?

Skills shortage a joke?

By Jason W. EckertNestor E. Arellano brings up some good information in his article "Skills shortage? You must be joking,"...

September 29th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
IT Job Market Heating Up

IT Job Market Heating Up

By Jason W. EckertThese past few months have been interesting on the college side. In my region (Kitchener-Waterloo in Southern...

July 25th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Future Career Trends from Microsoft

Future Career Trends from Microsoft

By Jason W. EckertAt the Microsoft EnergizeIT conference today in Toronto, many of the keynote speakers discussed changes within the...

May 24th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Will IT be affected by a recession?

Will IT be affected by a recession?

By Jason W. EckertFor the past year, the media has warned us of a looming US recession. That scares IT...

April 4th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Upgrade to Vista, Office 2007 and Server 2008?

Upgrade to Vista, Office 2007 and Server 2008?

By Jason W. EckertWhen I speak with people working within IT at various organization, I often ask detailed questions about...

March 23rd, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Dissecting recent changes in the IT job market

Dissecting recent changes in the IT job market

By Jason W. EckertAs Julia King pointed out in the February article "IT career paths you never dreamed of", the...

March 13th, 2008 Jason W. Eckert
Is the IT market returning to specialization?

Is the IT market returning to specialization?

By Jason W. EckertUntil the mid 1990s, the IT market largely consisted of professionals who specialized in one or two...

March 1st, 2008 Jason W. Eckert