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Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google engineer that wrote sexist memo is fired: Bloomberg

After writing a 10-page memo that depicted Google Inc.'s approach to a diverse culture as an "echo chamber" that "fosters the most extreme and authoritarian elements," senior software engineer James Damore has been

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Great HR practices cross sectors, Indeed Canada head says

Given tech's reputation as an employee-friendly industry, we'll admit to being surprised that only one entry on's list of Canada's top 25 employers was a bona fide tech company. (IBM Corp., which

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Which industries are attracting and repelling millennials?

Millennials ain’t your average generation. Those born between 1980 and 1996 (although the exact age group ranges depending on who you ask) have been called everything from lazy to narcissistic to serial job-hoppers,

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Four things you need to know for smarter recruiting, courtesy of LinkedIn

Looking for a job can be a difficult, lengthy journey, but so can the hiring process. LinkedIn’s new report, based on a survey of more than 14,000 professionals across 28 countries, explores how

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apple names new HR head, renames position ‘vice president of people’

Apple Inc. has announced that its longtime vice president of worldwide sales and operations will soon be in charge of its HR department, a position it's calling "vice president of people." Deirdre O’Brien,

Published on: July 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech talent in Toronto, Vancouver is top quality at budget rate: CBRE Report

Toronto is North America's fastest growing tech market, according to CBRE Group Inc.'s fifth annual Scoring Tech Talent Report, but software engineers already based in the city might be feeling underpaid. Out of

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Say hello to Google’s new hiring management app

Google's new "Hire" app is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with their internal hiring process. At its core, the app an applicant tracking service. As such, Hire will integrate with

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

This tool lets you see what your exiting employees are thinking

Human resources departments may want to take a look at this new software from contemporary career transition services provider, RiseSmart. The company announced that today its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, RiseSmart Insight is now

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

SurveyMonkey debuts 4 new and redesigned services for enterprise, retail, education markets

Forget big data - online survey software developer SurveyMonkey wants to be known as the number-one provider of "people-powered data," and on Monday unveiled four new and redesigned services using the concept as

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New League service invites workers to monitor their health on their smartphones

Digital platform-based health insurance provider League Inc. is placing employees' health at their fingertips. On Tuesday the company announced Health Concierge, a mobile platform that invites members covered by its insurance to connect

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

OpenText unveils new human resources management tool

Human resources is getting a simplified new management software. Canadian enterprise information management company OpenText has launched its People Center, an HR application that will deliver human resource management capabilities, at its annual

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hiring more Indigenous ICT workers paramount in Canada: ICTC report

It's time for the ICT sector to take a look at the growing Indigenous population in Canada. According to Information and Communications Technology Council's (ICTC) National Digital Talent Strategy, Digital Talent - Road

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Google gets into the job-search game

Google is cutting out the middle man when it comes to job hunting with its new jobs search engine. With Google for Jobs, the Redwood, CA-based company is allowing job hunters to find

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

WhoPlusYou connects the right people with the right jobs

WhoPlusYou was created to innovate and transform an inefficient employment system by offering both employers and job seekers a new and more dynamic way to find each other. WhoPlusYou is a finalist for ITWC’s Digital

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Glenn Weir