Human Resources Archives - Page 123

Band Of Sisters

Times are tough in the IT industry, and jobs can be difficult to come by. For female IT technicians, the struggle to secure gainful employment can be even more challenging than that of

Published on: December 16th, 2002 Liam Lahey

Back to school for the ABCs of SCM

In the IT world, supply chain management is often associated with software packages offered by ERP vendors, but it's still a business process many organizations struggle to master.To better educate executives on both

Published on: December 13th, 2002 Gary Hilson

The engineers among us

You know you’ve hit a sensitive topic in IT when some of the largest high-tech companies in Canada refer your calls to a public relations firm. In this case, Novell Canada and Cisco

Published on: December 13th, 2002 John Lee

Are you too old to be in IT?

A federal agency will spend $3 million to allow a Canadian university to explore global attitudes towards age in the IT sector.The University of Western Ontario Tuesday said its four-year study, Workforce Aging

Published on: December 10th, 2002 Shane Schick

Advisory council offers feds IT recruiting tips

An advisory council for the federal government recommends it upgrade its soft skills to improve hard science.The fed faces significant challenges in recruiting and retaining science and technology employees, according to experts, and

Published on: December 9th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Horoscope: Don’t switch spreadsheet app, Sagittarius

Chris Tilbal is not a certified astrologer; he's just a guy who sometimes gets a vibe. The horoscope appears once a month.Horoscope for December, 2002:ARIES (March 21-April 20): Market forecast from IDC for

Published on: December 6th, 2002 Chris Tilbal

PeopleSoft growing skills in Lotus Land

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 earlier this month was coupled with the opening

Published on: December 6th, 2002 Gary Hilson

Big Demand For Supply Skills

In the IT world, supply chain management is often associated with software packages offered by ERP vendors, but it's still a business process many organizations struggle to master.To better educate executives on both

Published on: December 6th, 2002 Gary Hilson

How Big Blue grew its Canadian presence

MARKHAM, Ont. -- Sure, there was a cake the size of a football field and confetti exploding from the ceiling, but IBM Canada's record of R&D and employee relations was the real centrepiece

Published on: December 2nd, 2002 Neil Sutton

Toronto leasing inquiry set to resume Mon. Dec. 2

Nov. 21: After two requests for more time, the OPP says no charges will be laid as a result of its investigation. Inquiry set to resume. Sept. 30: The Ontario Provincial Police request

Published on: November 29th, 2002 ITBusiness Staff

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

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

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

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