Canadian IT jobs market heats up as employers prepare to meet talent crunch

Canadian employers are being squeezed by a tech talent crunch...from both sides.Just as a mad rush to get on the Web 2.0 bandwagon is making .Net developers fresh out of school disappear like

Published on: May 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Three tips on hiring entry level workers

What could be easier than filling an entry-level job opening? You just match the skills you need, narrow the candidates down to those you click with in the interview and then go with

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Virginia Robbins

Succeeding in the high-tech boys club

My, how times have changed: A woman, Hillary Clinton, is a serious contender to be the next U.S. president. But maybe they haven't changed all that much: According to the National Center for

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Canadian IT companies need to bone up on business ethics according to analysts

Cultivating a corporate code of conduct can help a business thrive but a considerable number of Canadian IT firms are failing to promote business ethics within their organization, according to industry experts.By developing

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Using talent management tools to drive high-impact business results

While the market for talent management suites (TMS) is poised for rapid growth, there appears to be a disconnect between what vendors are offering and what users want.Talent management (or human capital management)

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IT security certifications guide will make hiring easier

Finding qualified personnel to secure corporate networks can be difficult, especially for HR professionals who may not understand how the industry works and what qualities they should be looking for in a candidate.

Published on: January 10th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Emerging workforce require different tools and IT policies

Chris Scalet realized that the next generation of workers will likely require drastically different IT tools and policies as he watched his 20-year-old daughter studying for college classes recently.Scalet, senior vice president and

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

Finding skilled IT workers – a CIO priority

What's on the minds of Australia's banking and finance CIOs as 2008 approaches? Finding skilled and talented people to work for them, effective communication with the other business leaders, and, of course, going

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Rodney Gedda

IT salaries are expected to go up in 2008

It's been a good year for IT workers. Computerworld's annual salary survey shows IT pay is on the upswing, and, equally encouraging, salaries are expected to continue to climb in 2008. The just-released

Published on: November 14th, 2007 Katherine Spencer Lee

‘Good vibes’ stem the tide of talent turnover

The growing importance of interactive online marketing is causing some upheaval in the job market but companies that know how to keep workers happy should have no cause for worry.“During the last Internet

Published on: November 9th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Process trumps technology for HR departments

Technology-based human resources (HR) systems are important to businesses but when it comes to talent management, organizations place top priority on process design, according to a recent survey.In fact the use of HR

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

It’s 1999 all over again

Anyone who lived through the dot-bomb implosion in has probably developed a healthy dose of skepticism -- especially about all those caffeine-fueled high-tech jobs that shriveled up when the tech downturn hit. After

Published on: October 10th, 2007 Steve Fox

Temps take hold at Canadian firms

Pressures to cut costs and the demand for a more agile workforce able to respond to a company's shifting needs are changing the face of the corporate workplace.While companies are faced with an

Published on: September 16th, 2007 Nestor Arellano