Human Resources Archives - Page 6

How Shopify, Hootsuite and others topped LinkedIn’s first Canadian Top Companies list

LinkedIn has released the first Canadian edition of its Top Companies list, and while tech and tech-adjacent firms are unsurprisingly dominant, the reasons cited are decidedly old-fashioned. "The companies at the top are

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Women at Microsoft filed 238 discrimination and harassment complaints – only 1 was deemed ‘founded’

New details have emerged in the on-going gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. Women working in U.S.-based technical jobs at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Google, Apple see reputations fall in new survey

Apple Inc. and Google’s reputation have taken a hit according to an annual survey, while Amazon.com Inc. topped the list for the third straight time and earned an “excellent” reputation rating for the

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Women-oriented social app GirlCrew launches in Canada

There’s a new social app geared towards women launching just in time for International Women’s Day. GirlCrew is officially debuting its social media platform app in Canada that helps women make new friends

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Software and IT is Ontario’s most globally connected industry, LinkedIn says

A new study from LinkedIn says Ontario’s software and IT sectors are the most globally connected industries in the province. Almost 35 per cent of connections in the software and IT services sector

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Global Skills Hub wants to use immigrants fleeing U.S. to make Canada’s tech talent great again

A new Toronto-based recruitment firm plans to tap into immigrants in the U.S. that are frustrated with an increasingly hostile environment and bring them up to Canada to help fill the IT skills

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

SAP Canada names new COO

SAP Canada is getting a new chief operating officer. The German enterprise software company has appointed Sam Masri as COO, a role that will see him lead the development and execution of SAP

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Top Hat, Shopify rethink recruitment strategies for top sales talent

Two fast-growing tech startups based in Ontario launched new, unique approaches to recruiting talent this past week - one created its own "Sales University," the other launched a careers page that applies to you.

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Want more women on your workforce? Ignore ‘fit,’ panel says

Companies that find themselves with a dearth of female applicants, high turnover among women employees, or low estrogen in their boardrooms should consider embracing quotas, ignoring what their instincts say "good" employees look

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Salesforce investing $2 billion into Canadian business

Ahead of a meeting between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff in California, the company has made a major announcement about the future of its Canadian business. Salesforce, a

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Flexibility, mentorship, digital transformation key drivers for workplace diversity, report says

Employers should offer more flexible working arrangements and mentorship opportunities, and embrace digital transformation if they want to do a better job of retaining female employees, who leave the tech industry at a

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Alex Coop

How Microsoft Canada approaches workplace collaboration

TORONTO - The ideal collaborative environment often changes as employees age, but with five generations sharing Microsoft Canada's office, human resources vice president Cherise Mendoza considers it a professional obligation to provide all

Published on: January 22nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Tech firms can leverage their industry to build diverse sales teams, PointClickCare VP Joan Leroux says

In an industry frequently - and accurately - criticized for its lack of gender diversity, Mississauga, Ont.-based senior care cloud platform developer PointClickCare is bucking the trend - and its chosen field might

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Former Google engineer’s lawsuit has no foundation, Toronto lawyer says

James Damore’s class action lawsuit claiming that Google unfairly discriminates against white men with unpopular political views is surprising, considering the overwhelming evidence of systemic sexism and underrepresentation of women and minorities in

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Ceridian Dayforce offers single payroll function to Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers

Workforce management regulations vary from one country to another, and through a new partnership with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Winnipeg-based Ceridian Canada says its Dayforce software will help streamline that process for organizations who

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop