Will a robot be hiring your next employee?

The issue of whether robots can recruit better than humans is not the stuff of science fiction anymore. For quite a few years, recruiting software, (known as applicant tracking systems or ATS for

Published on: December 24th, 2014 Roz Bahrami

Copy Xerox’s data analysis model for hiring success

By Chris Hebert, TechnologyAdvice Hiring people is about people, right? That may be true, but, in a sense, when you are hiring many people in a relatively short span of time, each of

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Michael Cayley

University of Waterloo misses ‘World Cup’ of computer programming for first time in 20 years

There's an international competition taking place this week and the top stars from teams around the globe are descending upon one city where they'll go head-to-head to determine who will be crowned the

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

TalentEgg Challenges helps firms find recruitment prospects

Employers looking for a way to recruit the best students coming out of college and university might want to get cracking with TalentEgg Challenges. Toronto-based firm TalentEgg Inc. specializes on connecting post-secondary school

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to hire smart for digital talent

Hiring the right digital marketing talent in today's busy online environment can be a challenge without honing in on the skills and knowledge candidates need to be successful. After all, digital technologies are

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Michelle Pellettier

Cisco’s Ontario jobs deal will hurt Canadian startups: expert

With notes from Candice So Debate over whether the 10-year, $190 million agreement between Ontario and Cisco Canada add 1,700 jobs will be an economic boon or bust has been rowing since the

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

To narrow your skills gap, hire your interns and co-ops – and train them well

Although the threat of a skills gap continues to loom large in the IT industry in Canada, hiring young people and certifying their skills might be the best way to build a more

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Candice So

Silicon Valley tech firms under legal scrutiny for ‘anti-poaching’ agreements

The Justice Department in the United States has sued several tech giants including eBay, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Pixar over an anti-poaching agreement that was in place between 2006 and

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Canadian talent acquisition start-ups win recognition

There may be something in the water, or it may be a sign of coming strength in the Canadian job market. But two Canadian companies specializing in talent acquisition and recruitment platforms have

Published on: November 16th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Employers warned against asking for job applicants’ Facebook log-in

Facebook on Friday warned employers about trying to gain inappropriate access to Facebook accounts to check out private information about potential employees, citing possible legal liability. In recent months, Facebook has seen a

Published on: March 23rd, 2012 Loek Essers

Three LinkedIn strategies to boost business

Susan Varty didn't plan to publish a short book based on the informative responses she collected on her question posted to LinkedIn, but she's glad she did.The principal consultant at Toronto-based Wordtree Consulting

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Ontario’s virtual world recruiting effort

Second Life isn't quite the hot topic that it used to be. Web-based social networks seem to have taken at least some of the steam out of virtual worlds approaches to digital collaboration.

Published on: October 19th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

IT World Canada launches new jobs site

A new niche IT job board where IT pros will have access to thousands of job opportunities is soon to be launched by technology publisher IT World Canada Inc. and online IT recruitment site JobServe

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

7 strategies to recruit a multicultural IT staff

Diversity (or lack thereof) in IT has been a hot topic in the news and among our clients in recent months. And it's true: IT departments are notorious for their lack of diversity,

Published on: November 30th, 2009 Rachel Dines