Human Resources Archives - Page 122

One at a time, please!

They're seasoned pros at successfully managing large companies, but put them in a room together and nobody knows what will happen. That's when you bring out the laptops.In a series of private workshops

Published on: January 28th, 2003 Shane Schick

IDC Canada: The good news about 2003

If IDC Canada predictions for the IT industry hold true, the year 2003 should mean lots of new business for outsourcers and even more spam in our inboxes.Toronto-based IDC Canada's report is an

Published on: January 23rd, 2003 Monika Rola

Job Hunting 101

There's good news and bad news for those who have a new job on their hit list of resolutions for 2003. First, the good news: Despite a relatively flat outlook overall in the

Published on: January 23rd, 2003 Patricia MacInnis

Venture capitalists express confidence in IT spending

A Deloitte & Touche survey of Canadian venture capitalists sees increased IT spending as a key component of strong economic performance.Released Tuesday, the Canadian Venture Capitalist Confidence Survey for Q4, 2002 shows VCs

Published on: January 21st, 2003 Monika Rola

IT report shows falling confidence in senior managers

TORONTO --They know successful technology projects can beef up the bottom line, but Canadian IT managers continue to face a major hurdle: their bosses just don't get it.According to the third version of

Published on: January 21st, 2003 Shane Schick

Undergraduate conference lets students see IT up close

Canadian high tech industry leaders were brought together with their future employees at a student run Toronto technology conferece Thursday.Originally conceived as a co-op project by University of Waterloo students, the fourth annual

Published on: January 16th, 2003 Monika Rola

Canadian IT workers stand by their firms

Despite mass layoffs, wage rollbacks and dwindling benefits, a new report says Canadian high-tech workers remain loyal and committed to their organizations.Aon Consulting’s High-Technology@Work studies, which measure workforce commitment in Canada and the

Published on: January 15th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Sun opens Linux Competency Centre in Belleville

It's probably too early to brand Belleville, Ont. a tourist hotspot, but Beonix Technology says its Linux training centre is drawing people from far and wide.The Linux consulting company has teamed with Sun

Published on: January 13th, 2003 Geoffrey Downey

Benefits of online learning overhyped: Prof

While a recent survey reports educators' increasing enthusiasm for Web-based teaching tools, a university faculty association director warns that benefits of e-learning are often over-hyped. North American business and educational publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson

Published on: January 10th, 2003 Monika Rola

Keeping IT skills sharp

One of the most common refrains you'll hear in government circles is that the public sector is committed to training. And the Manitoba government is no exception. ""Training is an investment in people,

Published on: January 10th, 2003 Matthew Friedman

Publisher adopts open source model for Linux titles

Book publisher Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference is taking a page from its series of open source titles and publishing them for free.The books -- the first two of which were released last

Published on: January 8th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Privacy, outsourcing emerge as 2002’s top issues

There were more than three issues that affected Canadian IT professionals in 2002, but nothing that dominated our attention to the same extent. Privacy was in some respects the flip side of increased

Published on: December 20th, 2002 Shane Shick

2002: The Year in Review

January     February     March     April     May     June     JulyAugust     September     October     November     December     JANUARY: On the CognicaseThe year started auspiciously for Cognicase with positive

Published on: December 20th, 2002 ITBusiness Staff

Wanted: Chief process improvement officers

For companies that still see key processes slipping through the cracks as they get shuffled between departments, AMR Research Inc. has a solution: appoint a chief process improvement officer.""Isn't process improvement fundamentally the

Published on: December 18th, 2002 Neil Sutton

Sun staff need reservations to work at Canadian HQ

The office of the future has arrived, but leave the Dilbert calendar at home and keep the pictures of the kids in your wallet.Instead, consider a workspace shared with other employees reserved with

Published on: December 17th, 2002 Jennifer Brown