Source: Department of Employment and Social Development Canada website

Published: November 8th, 2018


WhoPlusYou connects the right people with the right jobs

WhoPlusYou was created to innovate and transform an inefficient employment system by offering both employers and job seekers a new and more dynamic way to find each other. WhoPlusYou is a finalist for ITWC’s Digital

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Not posting your job opportunities on social media? You may be missing out on awesome employees

If you’re not using social media to find your next hire, you might be missing out on some really great talent. That’s the finding of a new report from recruiting firm Hays Canada,

Published on: November 20th, 2014 Candice So

Wearables at work show gap between mature and emerging markets

Wearables don't have to be relegated to consumer tech – instead, employees may be considering wearables as handy tools in the workplace, according to a new survey. In an online survey of 9,100

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

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

Canadians want high-tech, remote offices, Rogers survey shows

Desks strewn with laptops, tablets, and personal smartphones, with less people physically in the office and more in the coffee shop down the block, and nary a PC in sight – this is

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So

Halifax startup records interview videos, helps BlackBerry workers get on their feet

With BlackBerry Ltd. set to close its offices in Halifax, N.S., in January, leaving more than 300 workers jobless, a local startup has made plans to try to help BlackBerry’s former employees find

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

New Web site to help skilled immigrants find jobs in Toronto

A new online network with the goal of connecting immigrants with jobs is set to go live tomorrow, according to the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC).With funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Published on: February 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Watching tawdry TV is one thing, discussing it at work is quite another

If you're a fan of Saturday Night Live, you've probably seen the sketch, "Dick in a Box," featuring comedian Andy Samberg and singer Justin Timberlake. It's a spoof on a music video for

Published on: October 14th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Optimism rises among Canadian IT workers … pay raises likely for some

While hiring at many Canadian firms will be slow this summer, industry insiders say IT personnel in certain positions are likely to get pay raises. They include application developers, database managers and top

Published on: June 18th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Employer alert – Cut out the sneaky snooping

Employers are increasingly trolling the web for information about prospective employees that they can use in their hiring decisions. Consequently, career experts advise job seekers to not post any photos, opinions or information

Published on: March 4th, 2009 Meridith Levinson