Human Resources Archives - Page 125

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

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