Demand for iOS talent softer after tepid iPhone 5 launch, Maps disaster

Demand for iOS talent cooled in the third quarter after tepid iPhone 5 reviews and the Apple Maps fiasco, according to new data on tech hiring trends around the world. Postings for iOS

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

Radian6 job losses are Canadian startup scene’s net gains: Martell

Salesforce's loss is the Canadian startup scene's gain after the layoffs at Radian6, says leading east coast entrepreneur Dan Martell. This morning ITBusiness.ca broke the news of the layoffs atFredericton, N.B.-based Radian6 in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canada’s mobile app sector generates $775M in revenues, employs 51,000

Revenue generated annually by Canada's mobile app industry will more than double by 2016 to reach $2.2 billion per year, a new report forecasts. The sector now generates about $775 million in revenue

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Facebook related job postings plummet after IPO, ad kerfuffle

Facebook's fizzled IPO and doubts about its advertising potential have put a damper on the job market for Facebook-related positions, a new study finds.Facebook related jobs “fell dramatically” during the quarter measuredbetween April

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM posts $518 million Q1 loss, cuts 5,000 jobs, delays BB10

Reseach In Motion saw revenue plunge 33 per cent in the quarter ending June 2 to $2.8 billion compared to the previous quarter, causing it to suffer a net loss of $518 million,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 28th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Axe falls at RIM as “hundreds” laid off in Waterloo

The axe is falling at Research in Motion.Rumors that jobs will be cut at the Waterloo, Ont. firm are now areality.  At least one RIM employee in that city tweetedyesterday that “hundreds” of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Electronic Arts Canada offices may see layoffs this week: report

Electronic Arts (EA) is expected to layoff between 500 to 1,000 employees this week, reports Silicon Valley blog Startup Grind.That represents up to 11 per cent of the company's total staff, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

OpenCal on life after Groupon acquisition

The way Simon Vallee and Arash Shiva describe it, it was almost a relief when Groupon Inc. bought the online appointment booking business they'd spent three years bootstrapping into a viable business located

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Aging workforce may hurt Canada’s coming ICT hiring spree

Canada's information and communications technology sector (ICT) is poised for a surge in job openings but an aging talent pool threatens to leave more of them unfilled than recruiters would like, a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Waterloo still a top tech hub despite RIM’s slide

Waterloo will thrive, not just survive, despite the recent turmoil and management shakeup at Research in Motion, the leader of the city's local tech startup incubator says.The southwestern Ontario city has become somewhat

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2012 Christine Wong

Networking skills are tops in 2012 IT hiring growth spurt

The IT job market in 2012 shows some signs of improvement when it comes to hiring , but most companies still aren't expanding.Robert Half Technologies, a national recruiting firm that has been conducting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

Avoid LinkedIn’s most-used buzzwords for job search success

If you describe yourself as "creative," "organizational" or "effective" in your LinkedIn profile, you may want to rethink the words you use.According to new research from LinkedIn, those three labels are among this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 14th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Infographic: How does Toronto stack up as an ICT hub?

What world-class cities come to mind when you think of the information and communications technology (ICT) hubs around the world? New York, San Francisco, and... Toronto? If Toronto's largest city doesn't come to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

9 must have IT skills for 2012

Slowly but surely, many companies are loosening their viselike grips on IT hiring and looking to add new staffers to bolster business growth in the year ahead.That trend is reflected in Computerworld's annual

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2011 Rick Saia