Battle for talent pushing Canadian IT salaries higher

There's a war for IT talent being waged in Canada today, says Lara Dado, the regional vice-president for Robert Half International. The executive outlined the new compensation figures from the latestreport on IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 4th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Germans more likely to follow BYOD rules than British, French workers

Does culture or clarity play a bigger role in whether workers follow or flout BYOD security policies? Some new research out of Europe suggests a big factor is how clearlycompanies communicate their bring

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

10 tips for securing BYOD in your workplace

While tech-giddy employees are prone to fawn over every new iThing smuggled into the workplace – devices that are often used in violation of company policy -- IT security pros see something very

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2012 Joe Dysart

Can you BYOD to work? Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians believe they can

Fifty-nine per cent of Canadian employees believe they are allowed to use their own personal device for work, according to a joint study by Dell and Intel.That's only the workers' perception of BYOD

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Financial sector not investing enough in cybersecurity: PwC study

Too few organisations in the financial services sector are investing in the response mechanisms needed to cope with cybercrime incidents, a PwC survey has found.This is despite cybercrime now being a major cause

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2012 John E. Dunn

Predictions 2012: Bring Your Own Device tension escalates

Today's transcription from our editorial round table was supposed to be about buzzwords to watch in 2012. Instead, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon hijacked the proceedings. User strike or IT department backlash?Dave Webb, Editor,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 29th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Taking stock of Facebook’s flaws at 500 million users

Facebook has a huge problem. No, it's not privacy, security, application spam or even horrible P.R. from the upcoming movie, "The Social Network." These are short-term annoyances for the company, but not existential

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Mike Elgan

Electronics device manufacturer hikes pay to curb suicides

Foxconn plans to raise pay again for workers in Shenzhen, China, to put a stop to a string of suicides at its main factory there, a campus of over 300,000 workers.The company has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 8th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Top tips to energize and motivate burned out employees

In his many years in IT, Robert Rosen has had to lay off employees, implement hiring and pay freezes and oversee other budget-cutting measures that impact staff. And, like other executives in similar

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2009 Mary K. Pratt

Canadian union intensifies online campaign against Walmart court filing

UFCW Canada, one of Canada's largest unions whose membership spans over many sectors, has beefed up an online campaign against a Walmart court filing targeting the union's Web site walmartworkerscanada.ca.Walmart filed a request

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Six smart and cost-effective ways to train employees

Christina Hanger is chief operating officer at Worksoft Inc., a small, entrepreneurial software company in Addison, Texas. She has never had a big training budget, yet she acknowledges that a highly skilled technical

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2009 Mary K. Pratt

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto

How to draw out the best in smart employees

It's a management axiom that the smarter the employees are, the harder they are to manage. Employees with a high degree of left-brain intelligence, which is common among IT professionals, can be demanding,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2008 Mary Brandel