Wanted: Linux professionals

About 77  per cent of hiring managers say finding Linux talent is a priority this year,  up from 70 per cent last year, and there’s “explosive demand” around the world for people with

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco to add 1,700 jobs in Ontario

Cisco Canada and the Ontario government have signed a 10-year agreement that would see Cisco Systems Inc. adding about 1,700 high-tech jobs to the province. The jobs would most likely be focused on

Published on: December 13th, 2013 Candice So

Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs, but disadvantage freelancers

Australian job sourcing web site Freelancer.com is adding a new feature to its web site – contests – that utilizes crowdsourcing to help small and medium-sized businesses complete small projects. The site claims

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

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

7 steps to recover from IT career burnout

Burnout is as predictable in an IT professional's career as the long hours that precipitate it. The demanding nature of IT jobs, coupled with a perceived lack of respect and appreciation, leads many

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Ontario battles recession with online games

It's a tired movie stereotype – the unkempt, unemployed dude slouching on the sofa playing a video game. But the way to beat Ontario's IT hiring crunch, might just lie in getting more

Published on: October 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Hot IT job areas in a recession ravaged market

Pickings remain pretty slim in the recession-ravaged Canadian IT jobs market, but there could be a few gems for those who know what to look for.Companies haven't exactly flung their doors wide open

Published on: September 10th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Seven dirtiest jobs in the IT industry

Hey, we can't all have careers at Google. Sometimes when you work in IT, you have to hold your nose and hope for the best.In our last year's list of The 7 dirtiest

Published on: April 7th, 2009 Jason Snyder

Jobs and cash woo IT workers to Saskatchewan

While workers are laid off across most of Canada, Saskatchewan is one province actively recruiting job seekers, including IT professionals. During a recent trip to Toronto, Saskatchewan politicians boasted of short commutes, affordable

Published on: April 2nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Amid layoffs many companies still hiring IT workers

Shortly after Donnie Reynolds, the chief operating officer at Automated HealthCare Solutions Inc. in Miramar, Fla., learned that Microsoft Corp. planned to cut 5,000 workers over the next 18 months, he and another

Published on: February 3rd, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau

Midmarket still recruiting IT workers

The senior vice president of management services at technology services provider Technisource discusses the types of IT skills being sought by his company's midmarket clients. What's the IT recruitment landscape like? The recruitment

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Computerworld Staff

How to stop your best employees from walking away

Do you think a soft economy lessens your need to engage your staff? Think again. Your most valuable asset-and single biggest investment-is walking out the door. Your greatest competitive differentiator-your talent-is seeping out

Published on: October 28th, 2008 Michael Gregoire