The first step of mentoring – define your goals

Since I was profiled in ITBusiness.ca, I have been busy meeting many mentors and mentees who are eager to join my mentor network platform, NBT Mentors. I have also been busy meeting with

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Robert Buren

Act-On relaunches its online training program

After revolutionizing marketing, SaaS provider Act-On Software Inc. wants to revolutionize career development training too. On Tuesday the Portland, Ore.-based developer announced Act-On University, a rebranded training program composed of more than 40

Published on: August 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top performing employees know the value of a mentor: SAP chief learning officer

Many successful companies use mentoring to address complex workforce challenges such as improving productivity and retaining top talent. Corporate mentoring is on the rise and is being driven more and more these days

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Digital leadership – the coming of the chief digital officer

In a recent presentation entitled “Taming the Digital Dragon” Gartner fellow and vice president Ken McGee revealed that although IT budgets would appear to remain flat again for the 13th year in a

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Jim Love

The most overused words on LinkedIn in 2013

Most people would agree being “responsible” is a good thing - but if you want your next employer to notice you, keep that off your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn, the social networking site for

Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Job hunting with your smartphone

Several free applications make it possible to search various jobs databases while on the go. We took a look at what users had to say about smartphone jobs apps at Appitalism.com and other

Published on: September 13th, 2011 James Eckle

Co-working gaining ground with tech entrepreneurs

By Nestor E. Arellano Despite all the good stuff you hear about it, working from home can be a drag some days. There will always be those moments when you can’t get any

Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Where to get funding for hiring IT students

By NestorE. Arellano Does you business need some help with IT issues? Are you looking for someone to fill in for a temporary absence? For some businesses hiring a regular employee might not

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How not to be a jerk, and still get promoted

Q&A with Al SwitzlerThe co-author of the books Crucial Conversations and Influencer Al Switzler discusses new research that debunks the myth that it's jerks who get promoted.Related stories7 essential CIO leadership skillsHow to

Published on: January 11th, 2011 Jamie Eckle

ICT central to three new 21st century agreements in New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s journey toward creating a 21st Century model of public education took three significant steps forward recently, with ICT being a central element in all three instances.  On June 3rd the New

Published on: August 24th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Jargon, hyperbole among top CIO communication errors

For years,CIOs have been fighting the stereotype that they're weak communicators, unable to speak the language of business or relate to anyone outside of IT. But by using practiced communication skills, many CIOs

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Tech tips n’ tricks for new grads venturing into the ‘real world’

After approximately four years of lectures, exams, essays, and a thesis that never seemed to end, you've just received a diploma from someone in a robe and been ceremoniously kicked off campus.You're leaving

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Rachel Sadon

Employers can search employee communications with reason, court rules

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that employers have the right to search through text messages, including personal ones, sent by workers if they have reason to believe that workplace rules are being

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan