How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet has a serious forecasted labour shortage. In a research note released by IDC

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

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

How to find a great technical co-founder

This is a guest post by Eric Rogness "Look for someone who is frankly passionate about your idea or concept," says Bohdan Zabawskyj, who has helmed technology for a number successful early stage

Published on: May 5th, 2014 Michael Cayley

CIO-CMO collaboration key to company modernization: roundtable

We've all heard of the concept of work-life balance and come to terms with the fact that technology has resulted in the blurring of the lines between time spent in the office and

Published on: April 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Employee training: Is this as good as it gets?

A recent Conference Board of Canada release, Learning and Development Outlook, indicates that Canadian organizations have increased their spending on employee training by $17 per employee, modestly reversing a downward trend of the

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Marylka Empey

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

How to keep up with industry salary levels

Edward Martin, deputy CIO of George Washington University is this month's Premier 100 IT Leader. He answers questions about pay equity, indispensable skills and how to become a CIO. Q - My company

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Computerworld Staff

Networking skills are tops in 2012 IT hiring growth spurt

The IT job market in 2012 shows some signs of improvement when it comes to hiring , but most companies still aren't expanding.Robert Half Technologies, a national recruiting firm that has been conducting

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

How to hire a tech-savvy student worker

Is your small business looking for a tech talent that can cover for a maternity leave? Are you ramping up for a project launch and need some extra IT workers? Or maybe business

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Education tech highlighted in three nations

The growing importance of technology in education was clearly evident in three different countries over the past few months. In November 2010 the U.S Department of Education released its National Education Technology Plan

Published on: February 7th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Inclusive ICT rich education needs to expand coverage

New Brunswick is well known for its inclusive education system. The province’s ongoing effort to successfully integrate children with disabilities into the regular classroom is to be lauded and emulated. Unfortunately, some pundits

Published on: January 6th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Canada should to follow U.S. 21st Century skills program

In the United States, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) has emerged as a coalition determined to advance 21st Century learning agenda in that country. The P21 website states that: The Partnership

Published on: November 11th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

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