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Ex-Google exec launches new site to help bring more women to Canada’s corporate boards

I’m sitting in a room outside the Toronto Stock Exchange TV studio, sharing one of those trendy Danish style couches (all sharp angles and faux leather), with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, when I think:

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Christine Wong

Tech CEO asks ‘How do I hire women?’ on LinkedIn: Here’s how his network responded

The fact that women are underrepresented in Canada's technology sector doesn't exactly come as a news flash, but one tech CEO is openly reaching out to his network to do his part towards

Published on: April 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers continues to hinder its growth potential. A new report published on Apr. 12 by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Disruptive mindset, agile platform key to digital transformation, Workday VP says

TORONTO - Today's executives need both a disruption-embracing mindset and a versatile software platform that allows them to harness the latest customer, workplace, and industry data if they want their companies - and

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How a GTA-based call centre used Workday to scale from 1200 employees to 2000

TORONTO - The call centre business may have a low bar of entry, but that ease of participation also has a negative impact on its profit margins - and makes expansion all the

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New report highlights the lack of women on tech boards

The lack of women in leadership roles and the tech sector in general is no secret, and a new report from Vell Executive Search Inc. confirms that executive boards are no different. The

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

U.S. government agency accuses Google of gender pay gap problems

According to the US Department of Labor (DoL), Google Inc. has an 'extreme' gender pay gap problem, but how accurate are those claims? Last week, the Guardian reported on allegations made by the

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Uber admits it has work to do in public diversity report

Uber Technologies Inc., the addictively convenient yet scandal-ridden Silicon Valley-based ride-hailing giant, has taken a long, clear look at its diversity numbers and knows that it's coming up short. In a March 28

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

39% of working Canadians would take a pay cut for professional development, survey finds

Though we're guessing that "having a job" and "being paid a living wage" remain the topmost professional concerns for working-age Canadians, a new study indicates professional development is up there too. According to

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Women are still ‘Hidden Figures’ in many STEM careers

At first glance, award-winning film Hidden Figures seems like your typical Oscar-nominated movie: great plot, superb actors, eye-catching visuals, and an inspiring story. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. Based

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Now you can post job openings on Facebook

Apparently Facebook Inc. wants to be the next LinkedIn. On Wednesday the social media giant announced that business owners who run Facebook pages can now post job openings on them and, just like

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian HR departments unsure they can adapt to technological change

Technology is advancing at an accelerated rate, and organizations across Canada are feeling the pressure to keep up. Approximately one in four Canadian human resource (HR) leaders are concerned with their organization’s ability

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Want to hire the best? Make sure they don’t rely on these 10 words, LinkedIn says

Sure, we all like to imagine we're creative, passionate, focused, and experienced self-starters in whatever our specialized field happens to be, capable of serving both as excellent leaders and certified strategic experts as

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sage releases cloud-based human capital management solution for SMBs

Accounting software firm the Sage Group plc is making it easier for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to manage their workforce. This week the company released Sage People, a cloud-based human capital management

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Optimizing customer service will be driven by AI and collaboration, Salesforce says

The future of exceptional customer service will be a united front powered by artificial intelligence. That’s the theme of Saleforce’s Second Annual State of Service Report, which surveyed more than 2,600 customer service professionals worldwide

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Gary Hilson