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Adobe: Scientists made AI smart but to make it ‘human,’ you need designers

Is artificial intelligence a job killer or a job creator? When it comes to graphic design, AI is a tool that will enhance more jobs than it replaces, according to one of the

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Christine Wong

Crowdsourcing app brings thousands of help wanted signs from store windows to the web

Thousands of help wanted signs in storefront windows across Canada can now be found online by jobseekers, thanks to a crowdsourcing smartphone app. Indeed.com has officially launched its Job Spotter mobile app in Canada.

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Christine Wong

Amazon to open second office in Vancouver that will create 1,000 jobs

While we wait for Amazon to make its decision on where it will locate its second global headquarters, the company is continuing to expand its presence in Canada. Seattle-based Amazon announced today at

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Top Canadian researcher says AI robots deserve human rights

Should artificially intelligent robots have the same rights as people? Yes, says one of Canada’s top artificial intelligence (AI) entrepreneurs. Suzanne Gildert is co-founder and chief scientific officer of Kindred AI, a Vancouver

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Christine Wong

Workday brings AI and analytics to cloud software

CHICAGO -- Software as a Service vendor Workday announced new machine learning capabilities and a new analytics solution for its human capital management (HCM) and financial products at its Workday Rising conference on

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Trump administration has U.S. tech workers researching Ottawa, Toronto, Indeed finds

Between a U.S. administration that could be described as less than tech friendly and a booming Canadian tech sector that will need to fill 216,000 positions by 2021, you might think American tech

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New global study finds AI may create more jobs than it kills

New global research indicates artificial intelligence may create more jobs than it replaces, countering fears the technology will be the twenty-first century’s biggest job killer. In Capgemini's survey of 993 companies that have

Published on: September 29th, 2017 Christine Wong

NextAI’s first cohort shows how far Canada’s AI scene has come in past 12 months, co-chair says

TORONTO - The 15 companies that presented at startup-boosting non-profit Next Canada's inaugural NextAI Venture Day provide an excellent snapshot of how far Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem has progressed in the past

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Salary matters – and tech knows it, LinkedIn finds

Despite considerable rhetoric suggesting otherwise, salary remains the number one motivator when it comes to choosing a new job, LinkedIn says - and now the professional social network has the numbers to prove

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trump making U.S. job seekers increasingly consider working in Canada

Canada is no stranger to the controversial Trump administration, and it will likely feel its effects for years to come, particularly when it comes to jobs. New research from career marketplace Hired shows

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Why Canada’s Kinross Gold uses SAP to coordinate its HR operations across four continents

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Larry Duong arrived at Kinross Gold Corp. knowing the benefits of digital transformation first-hand. As a workforce and human resources information system (HRIS) manager for document destruction firm Shred-it

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Everyone wants to work for tech companies (and Disney), SurveyMonkey finds

Tech has long enjoyed an employee-friendly reputation - and according to a new survey by the "People Powered Data platform"-harnessing researchers at SurveyMonkey, its only real competition is the Mouse House. In fact,

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Diverse teams need influence to surpass homogenous ones, Uber’s strategy head says

LAS VEGAS, NV. - First Frances Frei told the audience the economy was in their hands. Then she started talking about toilets. The Harvard professor and senior vice president of leadership and strategy

Published on: September 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the makers of Gorilla Glass used SuccessFactors to modernize their HR operations

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Chances are you haven't heard of Corning Inc. But you're definitely familiar with their products. The Corning, N.Y.-based industrial glass and ceramic manufacturer's best-known product, Gorilla Glass, is incorporated

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile integral to SuccessFactors’ reinvention, SAP executive says

LAS VEGAS, NV. - Mobile technology, illustrated by a recent Apple Inc.-assisted redesign of its signature SuccessFactors platform, will be integral to SAP SE's efforts to digitally transform human resources going forward, one

Published on: August 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood