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How will you use LinkedIn’s new voice messaging feature?

Messaging someone on LinkedIn has just become a little more... exciting, one might say, with the recent addition of voice messaging. The networking platform announced the feature in a recent blog post, as

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto might be home to a lot more new tech workers – but are those new hires feeling underpaid?

Toronto might be ranked first in tech job growth, but that doesn’t necessarily mean employees are happy with their compensation. According to a new report from anonymous feedback app developer Blind, 61 per

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Telus helps Kobo founder’s health benefits platform raise $62M in funding

We don't usually cover funding news on ITBusiness.ca, but health benefits platform League Inc.'s latest round is led by an unexpected backer: Telus Corp. The telecom's venture capital arm, Telus Ventures, has joined

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How companies are using Fortay to double or triple their people growth

Hiring the right talent and fostering a success-centered workplace culture can have a great impact on the business outcomes and overall health of an organization. Fortay — a Digital Transformation Award nominee in

Published on: July 20th, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

Hashtag Trending – Ex-Apple employee charged by FBI; U.K. fines Facebook; Tesla expands in Shanghai

An ex-Apple employee gets charged by the FBI, the U.K. fines Facebook for breaching the Data Protection Act, and Tesla plans to build a plant in China. Trending on LinkedIn - a former

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

GDPR 40 days later: How do you hire a data protection officer, and what do they actually do?

Forty days after the E.U.'s Global Data Protection Regulation came into effect, there are 60 data protection officers to be found in Canada on LinkedIn and another 15 job postings mentioning the position. Required

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Q&A: Indeed’s global HR head on retaining the human element amid digital transformation

As Indeed.com’s global senior vice president of human resources, Paul Wolfe oversees the job search giant’s worldwide talent acquisition, employee retention, compensation, benefits, and employee development operations. Based in New York City, Wolfe

Published on: June 28th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Here are the highest-paying tech jobs in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver

Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver aren't just Canada's largest and well-known cities - they're its biggest tech hubs too. In fact, according to job search giant Indeed.com, they represent the locations of more than

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality officially dead; Bitcoin worth less than half its 2017 value; Amazon under fire for Chinese factory conditions

Federal net neutrality is officially dead in the U.S. A cyber attack lowers BitCoin’s value to around $7200. And working conditions at Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn are causing headaches for another tech giant

Published on: June 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canada still a ‘fast follow’ market, says ServiceNow country manager

Canada is a hotbed for tech talent, but the country is slow to adopt new technologies, especially in the enterprise space, says ServiceNow’s Canada country manager. “We do have a lot of customers

Published on: May 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

Auditor general calls Phoenix pay system rollout an ‘incomprehensible failure’

Michael Ferguson didn’t mince words this morning when he cited a new report that slammed the federal government’s Phoenix pay system, describing it as an “incomprehensible failure of project management and oversight.” “Phoenix

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Facebook launches new integrations for Workplace to streamline admin processes and sharing information

Facebook may be in hot water right now, but its developers aren’t taking any time off. The company has announced several new capabilities for its Workplace application that will help it efficiently connect

Published on: May 3rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Your job postings for sales positions are boring and full of clichés, expert says

After running 66 sales job ads through an online scorecard, recruiting expert Kim Benedict discovered nearly half them fell into the same traps - they were too long, masculine in tone and riddled

Published on: April 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

MaRS, Google announce Employment Pathways Program and launch of Google job search feature in Canada

TORONTO - Canada's job market is getting significant support from Google after a $1 million investment into MaRS and the launch of Google's job search feature, a tool that's been available in the U.S.

Published on: April 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cisco converges Spark and Webex; enhances new platform with machine learning

Cisco is on a path towards simplification and its collaboration tools are its most recent target. The company has converged its cloud-based team workspace suite, Cisco Spark, with its online video meetings and

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs