Federal program touts the business benefits of hiring autistic workers in IT

They often possess precision, accuracy, focus, perfectionism and conscientiousness - qualities highly sought after for technology jobs such as coding, software testing and data analysis. Yet among the half a million working-age Canadians

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Christine Wong

HR credibility needs a big data boost in the boardroom

Some might say that the HR profession is in crisis - crisis of credibility. For years now, HR has been trying to get a seat in the boardroom as a respected and true

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Roz Bahrami

How do you know if someone is lying during a job interview?

It may be hard to accept that a candidate would sit in front of you during a job interview and tell a lie, but the uncomfortable truth is that they often do. A

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Roz Bahrami

3 tips for finding a good channel solutions provider

Big data, streamlining business operations, generating revenue, integrating systems together – once upon a time, buying solutions for these business needs was mostly the territory of the CIO and IT department. But nowadays,

Published on: September 16th, 2014 Candice So

How Oracle’s Mark Hurd uses human resources to drive revenue

Mark Hurd, president of the software production giant Oracle, recently shared his views on how human resources can drive company revenue. The workplace is changing rapidly, and CEOs and their HR departments are

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Joseph Stark

Copy Xerox’s data analysis model for hiring success

By Chris Hebert, TechnologyAdvice Hiring people is about people, right? That may be true, but, in a sense, when you are hiring many people in a relatively short span of time, each of

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Michael Cayley

7 best ways to get through an all-nighter

By Ilan Nass, Fueled In every working person’s life, there comes a time when staying up to work throughout the night is unavoidable. The workload suddenly gets so great that normal hours won’t

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Fueled

6 tips for choosing the right IT staff members at your startup or small business

For many small business ventures, the difference between success and failure rests in the hands of a precious few. Finding talented individuals capable of hitting the ground running while successfully conforming to a

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 David B

3 thought leaders to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

For our weekly recommendation of great Twitter accounts to follow, we chose three interview subjects that are thought leaders in their respective fields. https://twitter.com/dpontefract/status/438903735440257025 Aside from having a quirky-cool title of "chief envisioner"

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Telus uses SAP Jam as ‘glue’ in corporate culture transformation

Since joining Telus Corp. five years ago as the head of learning and collaboration, Dan Pontefract has since acquired an interesting new job title as he seeks to architect a new company culture

Published on: February 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cream.hr: Turn hours of resume filtering into minutes

Anyone responsible for sorting through a pile of resumes when hiring for an open position will appreciate what Cream.hr offers to do – filter out just the cream of the crop before you

Published on: March 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian talent acquisition start-ups win recognition

There may be something in the water, or it may be a sign of coming strength in the Canadian job market. But two Canadian companies specializing in talent acquisition and recruitment platforms have

Published on: November 16th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Men get bigger raises than women from North American SMEs: study

In the quest for equal pay for equal work, it appears North American small businesses still have some work to do with new data on employee compensation from social human resources management software

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Valve’s secret to HR success

Valve Corp. is well known for the phenomenal success of its games but its unorthodox management structure has largely remained a mystery – until now. After a copy of Valve's employee handbook was

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong