3 tips for publishing content marketing to LinkedIn

If you’re on LinkedIn, you may think of it as a social network for job hunters and professionals looking to network online. But marketers have known for some time now that it’s also

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

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

Three thoughts for IT security professionals, from SecTor’s G. Mark Hardy

For IT professionals, the security landscape is constantly changing, with new threats regularly cropping up and new ways of combating cybercrime trying to keep up. Yesterday, cyber security expert G. Mark Hardy delivered

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

Small business group welcomes EI revamp

An organization of small Canadian businesses said they are happy with the government’s plans to make sweeping changes to the country’s Employment Insurance eligibility rules. The revamp would mean the removal of “disincentives”

Published on: May 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

7 IT superheroes and their weaknesses

IT superheroes can't fly -- at least, not without an airplane. Theydon't possess X-ray vision or super strength. They won't be foundwearing capes or spandex (at work). But the geeks who save the

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Dan Tynan

Happy SysAdmin Day

It's the last Friday in July. Have you hugged your system administrators today? Bought a cake? Picked up the tab for lunch?There's still time to show your thanks for the unsung heroes who

Published on: July 29th, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Backup pros get ‘heroic’ online community

For backup professionals who feel they're not getting enough from Facebook and LinkedIn, there is now BackupHeroes.com, a social networking platform specificly for the backup and recovery community.Users can set up their profiles

Published on: April 20th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

7 tech conference bloopers and blunders

In a way, tech conferences are like movies: You have loads of expensive gadgets, tons of carefully coiffed people, and crews of producers scrambling to keep everything on schedule. It's only fitting that

Published on: February 8th, 2011 J.R. Raphael

Gartner’s vision of the workplace in 2020

How will people work 10 years from now? Gartner thinks it has a pretty good idea, predicting 10 major changes that will occur during the next 10 years. "Work will become less routine,

Published on: August 11th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum

Do we need to certify business savvy?

IT professionals have demonstrated a willingness to pile up IT certifications. In an increasingly competitive job market, they see them as a way to separate themselves from the pack. But no IT certification

Published on: August 6th, 2010 Randy Dufault

Businesses must remember developers are people too

Everyone knows the software programmer stereotype: Developers are lone hackers working late into the night, the room illuminated only by their computer monitors. They subsist on delivery pizza and Mountain Dew. They rarely

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Neil McAllister

Canadian experience not required

About two years ago Jessica Chen applied for a factory job at Samtack Computer Inc., a Markham, Ont.-based company that also happens to be one of the largest computer and parts distributing companies

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

ICTC calls for creation of national internship and mentorship programs

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is calling for the creation of a national internship program and a national mentorship program with small businesses playing an integral part of boosting Canada's digital

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Jargon, hyperbole among top CIO communication errors

For years,CIOs have been fighting the stereotype that they're weak communicators, unable to speak the language of business or relate to anyone outside of IT. But by using practiced communication skills, many CIOs

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Meridith Levinson