Cream.hr promises to help employers identify best job candidates

A new startup is launching in Canada today and it's declaring war – on resumes, that is.Cream.hr is promising to help employers slice through resume embellishers and interview actors and see the job

Published on: November 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup career fairs target firms trawling for tech talent

The University of Toronto is holding its first startup job fair for students and grads of tech related faculties. The Startup Career Expo is slated forOct. 11 at U of T's Hart Houseand organized

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Express IT: Upgrading your resume with Web 2.0

Is the traditional resume dead?In today's competitive hiring landscape, handing in a boring old sheet of paper listing off your accomplishments in Times New Roman 12 point font might not be enough to

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

Steve Jobs career timeline at Apple

Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple's CEO on Wednesday and Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook was named as his replacement. Jobs will remain with the company as chairman of the board.> Following are

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Agam Shah

LinkedIn reveals best time to ask for a promotion

If you didn't get promoted last month, don't lose heart – you still have eight more months this year to convince your boss that you've been working smart and hard, according to LinkedIn.The

Published on: February 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Funky career paths give IT leaders a competitive edge

A high school physics teacher. A hockey coach and referee. An intern at the National Science Foundation.What do these seemingly disparate positions have in common? They were all early career choices for CIOs

Published on: June 17th, 2010 Beth Stackpole

7 steps to recover from IT career burnout

Burnout is as predictable in an IT professional's career as the long hours that precipitate it. The demanding nature of IT jobs, coupled with a perceived lack of respect and appreciation, leads many

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

How to use a recruiter to get the job you want

Technology hiring may be gradually gaining momentum, but many skilled IT professionals are still finding that jobs are hard to come by . By partnering with a specialized recruiter, you can improve your

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Dave Willmer

Steer clear of false starts and launch a winning job search

The days when a decent résumé could get you into the right position are gone. Now more than ever, career experts say, you have to take a strategic approach to your job search

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Mary K. Pratt

How to find a mentor who can help you be more successful

You don't need to be a recent college grad or mid-level employee to benefit from a mentor.In fact, says Caroline Simard, director of research at the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Kristin Burnham

Rigid thinking making career changes “difficult” for IT professionals

Are you an ISTJ? That's Myers-Briggs-speak for Introverted Sensing Thinking and Judging. The ISTJ personality refers to individuals who like timelines and closure, who are goal- and deadline-oriented.They enjoy collecting and analyzing data,

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Playing to win – how to prepare for a career in Canada’s digital gaming industry

Video gaming isn't just fun, it's an incredibly lucrative industry and potentially, a richly rewarding career for students willing to train for it.This was a recurring motif at the first Go Into Games

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Seven things you should never do when applying for an IT job

My eyes are blurry from reviewing over 40 résumés for a network administrator position, and for good reason. More than half of the résumés did not make it past my initial review. While

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Greg Schaffer

Seven great techniques that will help you get promoted

Uncertain economic conditions have led many employers to focus on making the most of their existing IT staffs. Consequently, skilled IT professionals may find ample opportunities to take on new challenges and advance

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee