Articles By Patrick Thibodeau and Joaquim P. Menezes

Clamour for freelance IT consultants not a sign of economic recovery

Demand for contract tech workers, whether they call themselves freelancers or consultants, is increasing, but the trend isn't a green shoot -- a signal of an economic recovery. It may be more an

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Joaquim P. Menezes

IT hiring will pick up again by year’s end, recruiters say

Information technology (IT) recruiters in Canada and the U.S. are cautiously optimistic that the end of the market decline is in sight, and by year end firms are going to start hiring again.

Published on: May 26th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Joaquim P. Menezes

Is IT executive compensation losing ground?

For those who make it to the top of the IT ladder, the pay can be great. But most IT executives in U.S. and Canada seem to be losing ground as a result

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Joaquim P. Menezes