Palo Alto Networks to launch cyber security academy for BC high school students

Today is Safer Internet Day around the world, and to honour the occasion Santa Clara-based cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks has announced that is has joined forces with IBM Canada and the British

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Tech sector jobs booming, with developers and system admins in highest demand, says Randstad

Human resources firm Randstad Canada has pinpointed the best jobs and industries in Canada for 2019 in their latest Best Jobs in Canada In-demand Jobs 2019 report, and it looks like tech and

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Employers hiking salaries to attract new hires, but forgetting about current staff, Hays reports

Raising salaries to attract new candidates while forgetting to offer raises to current employees could cause problems for Canadian tech companies in a 2019 job market that favours workers over companies, according to

Published on: January 3rd, 2019 Meagan Simpson

IBM expands Salesforce, AI partnerships in Montreal, creating 100 jobs

IBM Corp. is expanding its Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in Montreal with plans to increase its work in artificial intelligence (AI) and grow its partnership with Salesforce. The company announced today that it plans

Published on: November 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

U.S. immigration climate could help Canadian job market

With increasing concerns over changing U.S. immigration policies, more international job seekers are turning to Canada, and this could mean a boost for companies seeking to fill much needed technology-related jobs. A recent

Published on: October 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hiring for tech jobs not easy, Canadian tech leaders claim

Technology jobs are a hot topic right now, with companies hiring more workers for tech jobs than for any other position; however, not all of these hires lead to a happy ending. The

Published on: August 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto might be home to a lot more new tech workers – but are those new hires feeling underpaid?

Toronto might be ranked first in tech job growth, but that doesn’t necessarily mean employees are happy with their compensation. According to a new report from anonymous feedback app developer Blind, 61 per

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Home Depot stores in Canada follow U.S. strategy, hire over 100 tech professionals

Home Depot is hiring 1,000 new hires to its technology teams this year, 100 of whom will be stationed at the Store Support office in Toronto. A spokesperson told ITbusiness.ca that the Canadian

Published on: April 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

The tech jobs employers are hiring for the most and where to find them: Indeed.com report

Canada’s vast IT skills gap is no secret, with the Information and Communications Technology Council reporting that more than 216,000 tech-related jobs in the country will need to be filled by 2021. Job

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Amazon makes up 2 per cent of all tech-related postings in Canada, Indeed finds

Tech giants are hiring in Canada, and Amazon is leading the way. Approximately two per cent of all tech-related job opportunities in 2017 were at Amazon.com, followed by CGI Group and RBC with

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

The IT skills shortage — fact or myth?

For some years now, I have been seeing a reasonably large number of articles about the "impending skills shortage" in IT. Based partly on my own recent experience and also on that of

Published on: March 8th, 2016 William Turgeon

Klick attracting hires with perks, ice cream, and experiential marketing

Toronto-based company Klick Health is launching a recruiting campaign that will give prospective candidates some of its company perks – like dinner delivered to the door, for example. Starting today, the health and

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Candice So

Canadian IT hiring expectations steady for the rest of the year

IT hiring for the rest of the year will likely be as steady as it was at the beginning of 2014, a new survey of Canadian CIOs suggests. According to Robert Half Technology,

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ontario kicks in $120 M for OpenText jobs plan

Waterloo, Ont.-based enterprise software firm OpenText Corp. will create 1,200 new jobs across Ontario over the next seven years with an infusion of $120 million from the Ontario government, the company announced this

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson