Human Resources Archives - Page 121

Termination relationship management

Companies are paying a price living by the adage, 'Keep your friends close and your enemies closer,' according to security specialists.While the proverbial anonymous hacker gets most of the media attention, the vast

Published on: November 27th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Use IT resources more strategically to solve staffing crisis

OTTAWA — Delivering citizen-friendly IT is stretching the capacity of human resource managers to the limit, experts said at a conference recently. To keep up with the constant demand for information, HR needs

Published on: November 25th, 2002 Jason Fekete

Letters from Las Vegas

Comdex, even in its reduced form, is still the most challenging event I cover each year -- and the most exhilerating.There is never a better chance to see more, to do more and

Published on: November 22nd, 2002 Shane Schick

Comdex Fall 2002 in close-up

Software vendors were finally ready to demonstrate Web services, only to find themselves with a smaller audience than ever before at Comdex Fall 2002. Organizer Key3Media, which at press time was considering bankruptcy,

Published on: November 22nd, 2002 ITBusiness Staff

HR database to reward on-the-job skills

QUEBEC CITY — The Canadian Technology Human Resource Board has created a database where employees can register on-the-job achievements and be recognized for possessing skills that normally require a formal certificate or training

Published on: November 19th, 2002 Brian Dunn

Prospecting For Student Gold

Last year, the University of Acadia received almost 18,000 queries from high-school students around the world trying to narrow down their choice for a post-secondary institution. Responding to those e-mail messages in a

Published on: November 19th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Dalhousie keeps PACE with automotive advances

HALIFAX - Engineering students at Dalhousie University will have access to state-of-the-art technology thanks to a $61 million in kind donation from PACE, Partners for the Advancement of CAD/CAM/CAE Education.PACE is a consortium

Published on: November 18th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Contracts, conflicts dominate CIO Summit agenda

""Managing complexity"" was the official theme of the 10th annual CIO Summit, and the most complex thing participants said they had to manage were people.Whether it was the range of issues surrounding agreements

Published on: November 15th, 2002 ITBusiness Staff

Readers weigh in on…

Re: Child Find searches for IT improvements (Nov. 13)What great use of technology.Michael BallardRe: Retail Sales Tax: A User's Guide (Nov. 8)This article is very disturbing. Not only is the government a non-producing

Published on: November 15th, 2002 Readers

B.C. school grows through $4M PeopleSoft donation

Students at the British Columbia Institute of Technology will benefit from more hands-on ERP experience thanks to a $4 million software grant from PeopleSoft.The announcement made late last week was coupled with the

Published on: November 14th, 2002 Gary Hilson

The outsourcers among us

TORONTO -- The secret to a successful relationship with an outsourcing partner is treating them like a part of your internal staff, public and private sector senior executives told the CIO Summit Tuesday.Balancing

Published on: November 12th, 2002 Monika Rola

Intrawest CIO: We’ve got Cliff Clavins in IT!

TORONTO -- The moment of silence in honour of Remembrance Day came about 20 minutes late at the CIO Summit, but for Matthew Dunn it was the perfect introduction to his talk about

Published on: November 11th, 2002 Shane Schick

Ontario’s Retail Sales Tax: A User’s Guide

Confusing language that doesn't reflect the way IT companies work makes the Ontario Retail Sales Tax too complex and nearly impossible to apply, a consortium of provincial technology associations said Friday.Debates over the

Published on: November 8th, 2002 Shane Schick

Readers weigh in on…

Re: Ought we all to be in pictures? (Nov. 06)My wife and I use the Internet for banking and some purchasing. If I had to pick one service on my cell, besides the

Published on: November 8th, 2002 Readers

Get Smart

Roberta Fox remembers the outfit as if she wore it yesterday and laughs as she recalls the story. It was her last day working at a large IT outsourcing firm and she was

Published on: November 8th, 2002 Jennifer Brown