Infographic reveals who works for startups

In recent years we've heard it trumpeted all over the place. Entrepreneurs and their startups are the engine of the Canada economy. But who actually works for startups? Information services tracking firm CB

Published on: May 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

12 ways to make your online profile work for you

Like it or not, your digital identity is what defines you to potential employers and recruiters seeking you out online. And if you're interested in pushing your career forward, experts suggest that you

Published on: March 2nd, 2012 Christina DesMarais

Why aren’t there more women in the tech startup scene?

by Christine Wong I’ve asked myself the exact same question while departing various startup events here in Toronto over the past few months.   Where are all the women?   At one such

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

Tech jobs that cloud computing will create

by Bernard Golden I was interested in this week's ZDNet piece, Cloud computing's real creative destruction may be the IT workforce. The piece discusses a presentation at last week's Gartner Symposium that posited

Published on: October 27th, 2011 IDG News Service

Is your Facebook activity jeopardizing your career?

By Monica Goyal Under normal circumstances, it’s unlikely that these comments will travel back to your superior and result in your dismissal. However, if you make your feelings known on a popular social

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Monica Goyal

How to quell IT turf wars

IT pros do battle every day -- with cyber attackers, stubborn hardware, buggy software, clueless users, and the endless demands of other departments within their organization. But few can compare to the conflicts

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Dan Tynan

Do we need to certify business savvy?

IT professionals have demonstrated a willingness to pile up IT certifications. In an increasingly competitive job market, they see them as a way to separate themselves from the pack. But no IT certification

Published on: August 6th, 2010 Randy Dufault

5 ways to find relevant Twitter followers

Twitter has more than 100 million users, which means you're bound to encounter a lot of noise. You'll find brands hawking their products or services, some users tweeting the mundane details of their

Published on: August 5th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Canadian experience not required

About two years ago Jessica Chen applied for a factory job at Samtack Computer Inc., a Markham, Ont.-based company that also happens to be one of the largest computer and parts distributing companies

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New Brunswick releases 21st century learning plan

On May 14th the Anglophone sector of the New Brunswick Department of Education released its proposal on how to shift our public education system to a 21st Century learning model. The plan was

Published on: June 8th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Blog, brag and boost your career with self-promotion

Self-praise is at best unbecoming, and at worst a sin. "We're told by our families, our teachers that nobody likes a braggart," says Peggy Klaus, workplace communication expert and author of BRAG! The

Published on: May 24th, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Three questions for learders seeking 21st century public education

Transition expert William Bridges (Managing Transitions: Making The Most of Change, 2009) cites three questions he poses to leaders when they seek help with change. He asks these questions so leaders anticipate what

Published on: May 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

10 ways to stay upbeat during a job search

Job loss and unemployment hit their victims hard. When people lose their jobs, they also lose a significant component of their identity, along with their daily routines and financial security. Job loss and

Published on: March 26th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

5 strategies to shine in your job despite an unsupportive boss

IT managers are often skilled computer experts, a trait any techie can respect. But when it comes to managing people and advancing their employees' career goals, many fall flat. Is it possible to

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Mary K. Pratt