Human Resources Archives - Page 11

How a Canadian tech firm stared its lack of diversity in the face and doubled its female staff

Yes, this is another story about the lack of females, visible minorities and disabled people in Canada’s technology industry. And before this story had even been written, Chris Eben knew exactly what you’d

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Christine Wong

Optimism drives tech sector hiring in 2017, but skills shortage remains a challenge – Hays

Technology companies in Canada are optimistic about hiring next year, but some are skittish about investing in new grads, despite a shortage of talent, according to this year's Hays Salary Guide. Now in

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Shopify, Ceridian declared Canada’s best places to work by Glassdoor

Tech companies have a reputation for treating their employees well, but if reviews on job search engine and review site Glassdoor are to be believed, Shopify Inc. has gone above and beyond. The

Published on: December 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s brain drain under control – but mainly flowing to cities, LinkedIn says

Canada’s brain drain to Silicon Valley has been a perennial concern for the IT sector, but the flow has stabilized, according to LinkedIn Corp., even if it's arriving at only a handful of

Published on: December 5th, 2016 Gary Hilson

What does each generation prefer in the workplace? [infographic]

It isn't just age that separates different generations in the workplace, but motivations, according to the Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index. The report found that Baby Boomers are the only generation that

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Canadian government outlines Global Skills Strategy

MISSISSAUGA - The Canadian government is making good on its promise to make it easier for companies to bring in highly skilled talent from across the world. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Help your project teams get along with new TalentClick feature

Ensuring a team of employees will effectively collaborate on a project might seem like a scenario with an unavoidably wide margin of error - but a new service from Vancouver-based TalentClick aims to

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn survey finds soft skills among candidates lacking

Today's job seekers are used to highlighting technical abilities or professional achievements on their resumes, but a recent LinkedIn survey indicates they might be emphasizing the wrong skills. Released in October, the company's

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Recruiter says Trump’s win could woo Canadian tech talent home from the U.S.

Donald Trump’s electoral victory may lure a small number of American tech workers to Canada but could prove a bigger draw in enticing Canadian tech expats back home from the U.S., a top

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Christine Wong

Think you’re underpaid? Now you can check LinkedIn

It generally isn't considered polite to ask colleagues, friends, or even family about their salary - but now you can ask LinkedIn. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based social network's newest feature, LinkedIn Salary, invites its

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Post-election pulse-taking includes lots of Canadian job searches, Indeed finds

As a groggy U.S. woke up this morning to the news that businessman and former reality T.V. star Donald Trump would be their next president, a lot of them started examining their options

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto Canada’s top city for IT skills, Calgary most expensive, CBRE says

Canada's tech sector employment has surged by almost 25 per cent in the past five years and some of its biggest urban cities and their surrounding areas are the best places to find

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

League adds business insurance to digital health platform

A Toronto-based startup that began as a digital gateway between people and various healthcare providers is now offering insurance plans to businesses, the company announced on Wednesday. League Inc. is adding insurance products

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Facebook challenges Slack with official launch of Workplace

With over a year of closed beta under its belt, Facebook at Work is now live under a new, official name: Workplace. Essentially the same product as the every-day Facebook, Workplace is an

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Alex Radu

Open to leaving your job? Now you can tell LinkedIn without your company knowing

Canadians might be happier at their jobs than the average Australian, French, or U.K. worker, but that doesn't mean we wouldn't leave them if the right opportunity came along. In fact, a recent

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood