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Google Hire to retire by September 2020

Google is notorious for axing its products at a whim, and its latest victim is Google Hire, an applicant tracking system designed for small to medium businesses. Google will officially scrap Google Hire

Published on: August 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Why you need to think like the Raptors to attract top talent

The top 5 things the Toronto Raptors can teach job recruiters Most job recruiters and organizations hunting for talent don’t go about it much differently than a poker player relying on blind luck.

Published on: June 17th, 2019 David Perry

Developer 30 under 30 list expands to Evoke conference, hackathon in third year

An effort to bring recognition to Canada's talented young developers expanded beyond just one list of luminaries this year; adding on a developer conference and a hackathon event as well. The Developer 30

Published on: April 8th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Who are the best tech employers in Canada? LinkedIn has the answers

LinkedIn has released its annual list of the top 25 companies in Canada that people are eager to work for, and seven tech-related companies have made this year's list. Among the top 25

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Foreign talent more interested in Canadian IT jobs, Indeed reports

Canadian tech jobs posted on hiring platform Indeed.ca are receiving more interest from abroad, according to an economist employed by the website. Foreign clicks on Canadian tech job postings rose to 15 per

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Brian Jackson

McDonalds gets “Snappy” with its job applications

McDonald's wants to "snap" up as many applications as it can as it becomes the first business in Canada to accept job applications through the Snapchat app; a program that has already been

Published on: March 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Want a raise? Get Salesforce.com certifications, survey shows

There is an extremely high demand for employees who can work with Salesforce and this has led to much higher than average salaries for these positions, says Geoffrey Flynn, practice area lead for

Published on: March 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Is the gig economy right for you or your business?

The gig economy and its use throughout business is a constantly rising trend, and yet one that not everyone fully understands or sees the benefits of. A recent webinar produced by IT World

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

3 lessons from Canada’s public service approach to creating a digital workforce

The Canadian federal government is attempting to implement a strategy to incorporate a more digitally-inclined workforce, and there are lessons to be learned for other organizations trying to do the same. A whitepaper

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Flexday aims to solve the commute by bringing the workplace closer to home

Serial entrepreneur and transportation problem solver Justin Raymond’s latest project Flexday looks to revolutionize the commute by keeping workers closer to home. The project, which turns restaurants into fully-outfitted co-working space during the

Published on: March 12th, 2019 StartUpToronto

ADP updates its Workforce Now HR tool with AI, greater mobility

Human resources software management company ADP Canada recently announced an update to its flagship tool for HR professionals, Workforce Now, bringing AI capabilities and a simplified system for managing employees in Canada and

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Could loss of jobs through automation drive the gig economy?

The fear of lost jobs because of increased automation in business is a reality for many industries. According to a study by PwC Economics in 2018, seven major industries (with the biggest risks

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

HP’s 2019 Megatrends warns we cannot keep up with demand for high-skilled jobs

Throughout the evolution of automation and its involvement in industry across the globe, the prevailing question has always been: "What jobs will be left for us lowly humans?" But ironically enough the question

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Workstyle personas are key to employee and business success: Microsoft workplace study

Whether you work best in a collaborative group or prefer a quiet space in the office or at home, everyone has a specific way they like to get the job done. With the

Published on: February 14th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hire, Google’s recruiting app for G Suite, launches in Canada

Google Hire, the search giant's employee recruitment tool that first launched in the U.S. in 2017, is now officially available in Canada and the U.K, the first countries outside the U.S. to get

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Derek Malcolm