Why I did the open interview that TechCrunch wouldn’t do

As a journalist, its pretty common to be conducting interviews on a daily  basis and I've done hundreds in my career, but interviewing Chad Whitacre was unique. I discovered the founder of Gittip

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook launches organ donation feature

Facebook on Tuesday announced an initiative to inspire members of the social network to post their organ donor status, offering a new Health and Wellness section.Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg talked about

Published on: May 1st, 2012

XConnect: SampleBank seeks to help indie rappers make money

Editor's note: ITBusiness.ca is pleased to partner with XConnect, a Toronto-based show hosted by Karim Kanji featuring interviews with insiders in the technology and emerging media industry. Watch for this weekly feature. This

Published on: March 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Traditional resume is dead, careers site proclaims

Aleksey Vayner became a viral laughing stock when a video resume he submitted to Wall Street giant UBS Group hit Youtube, immortalizing the ambitious young jobseeker in all his karate chopping, ballroom dancing,

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

Sprouter CEO Sarah Prevette speaks about shut down

Sprouter announced this week that it will be turning off the lights on its question-and-answer Web site for entrepreneurs on Aug. 2.The notice caught many of the site's users off guard, as the

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

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

Three questions you should ask every job applicant and why

Theresa Wilson knows a thing or two about staying power. During the course of her 33 year career with Wachovia (now part of Wells-Fargo), Wilson has steadily climbed the corporate ladder while surviving

Published on: August 18th, 2009 John Mann

How job hoppers can improve their chances of getting an interview call

Call it "The Job Hopper's Dilemma." It's the fear, uncertainty and doubt that overcomes IT professionals who've held multiple jobs during a short span of time when they need to apply for a

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Hiring a career coach can help you get the job you want

With unemployment at a 16-year high of 7.6 percent and job opportunities very scarce, what job seeker wouldn't want to hire a career coach-someone who can help him quickly land a job in

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Five tips on conducting an effective job search online

Searching and applying for jobs online is becoming increasingly popular among Canadian knowledge workers today. Businesses too have started to post positions – not just on the traditional online job boards – but

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Five tips for creating a terrific tech r

Tech résumés are piling up faster than the local landfill. It's more important than ever to have a strong résumé that is sure to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, techies are notorious

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

Strategies to land an IT job interview in a difficult market

Even when the economy is thriving, landing interviews for IT positions can be daunting. Under today's challenging conditions, it may feel like a distant possibility. While market realities have indeed made it more

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Katherine Spencer Lee

Executive Perspective

Bob CourteauRobert Courteau is currently the president and managing director of SAP Canada. Courteau joined the company in January 2004 by way of EDS Corp., where he was the executive vice-president of Canadian

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Poonam Khanna