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

Formerly unemployed workers face performance-draining anxiety

An article in the Wall Street Journal talks about the performance anxiety some people who've been unemployed for a long time experience upon going back to work. Having recently been through the twin

Published on: April 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

10 ways to stay upbeat during a job search

Job loss and unemployment hit their victims hard. When people lose their jobs, they also lose a significant component of their identity, along with their daily routines and financial security. Job loss and

Published on: March 26th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

FiredWithoutCause.com helps laid off workers get fair severance pay

A new Web site is offering help for Canadians who are laid off from their jobs in getting better severance pay with a do-it-yourself style automated legal service.FiredWithoutCause.com launched July 10 and offers

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Hiring demand starts to percolate across Canada

Some glimmers of hope are appearing in the Canadian job market. The June Labour Force survey from Statistics Canada surprised analysts with its relatively optimistic picture of Canada's labour market. Although unemployment edged

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Lynn Greiner

How to forge ahead in a resurgent IT careers market

April's Bureau of Labor Statistics report on unemployment suggests that the lackluster economy may be on the upswing. Although jobs fell by 20,000 and the unemployment rate dipped to five per cent, those

Published on: May 28th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto