9 must have IT skills for 2012

Slowly but surely, many companies are loosening their viselike grips on IT hiring and looking to add new staffers to bolster business growth in the year ahead.That trend is reflected in Computerworld's annual

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Rick Saia

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

Six legal landmines to avoid when hiring for startups

Startup companies, even those founded by seasoned entrepreneurs, are prone to making the same legal mistakes when hiring and compensating employees. These employment law missteps can subject young companies to potentially crippling consequences.

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Peter N. Townshend, George Colindres and Lauren T. Howard

How to hire a tech-savvy student worker

Is your small business looking for a tech talent that can cover for a maternity leave? Are you ramping up for a project launch and need some extra IT workers? Or maybe business

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to do a social background check the legal way

As more people create Facebook profiles (500 million and growing), and sign on to the many social media sites available today, hiring managers are finding they have new opportunities to get background information

Published on: June 17th, 2011 Joan Goodchild

Words of wisdom: Another look in the mirror

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette   As we have said before, entrepreneurs must have a vision that will stretch the boundaries of what they know and challenge what they believe is attainable. They

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Francis Moran

How to use social media to hire your next worker

With nearly 2.5 million fans on Facebook, 48,000 followers on Twitter and a prolific output of videos on YouTube, the mobile telecoms group Nokia is a company that seems to know what makes

Published on: January 10th, 2011 Tosin Sulaiman

Canadian software startups statistically solid place to work

Canada’s small software companies are a good place to work if you’re seeking a steady job and not expecting a big raise any time soon, says a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Canada.The

Published on: December 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Ontario’s virtual world recruiting effort

Second Life isn't quite the hot topic that it used to be. Web-based social networks seem to have taken at least some of the steam out of virtual worlds approaches to digital collaboration.

Published on: October 19th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

IT World Canada launches new jobs site

A new niche IT job board where IT pros will have access to thousands of job opportunities is soon to be launched by technology publisher IT World Canada Inc. and online IT recruitment site JobServe

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

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

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

Wanted Canadian ops chief for LinkedIn

If you've been putting it off, this might be the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile. The world's hottest professional social networking site is expanding its Canadian operations and is in the

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Thriving Toronto tech firm shows wisdom of hiring immigrant talent

"Help wanted. Canadian experience not necessary".For many immigrants applying for jobs in Canada --be it as a factory worker or an IT professional -- those words are but a dream. Unless, of course

Published on: March 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano