Three questions for learders seeking 21st century public education

Transition expert William Bridges (Managing Transitions: Making The Most of Change, 2009) cites three questions he poses to leaders when they seek help with change. He asks these questions so leaders anticipate what

Published on: May 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

The Coolest Stuff in Digital Media: Checking Out Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone

I’m often asked at IDC what the coolest technology is that I’m seeing in Canada from tech startups. In the Digital Media space, and in Toronto specifically, a good place to source out

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Krista Napier

1:1 computer model for students gains international approval

“The world is finally accepting the inevitability of the 1:1 computer model in the classroom.” Bruce Dixon, a globally renowned learning visionary, made this pronouncement at a conference in Vienna, Austria on February

Published on: March 5th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

14 ways to avoid being pink slipped

The threat of a layoff hangs over many corporate cubicles these days.But the smart IT worker can avoid being pink slipped well before the danger signs appear, according to Blaine Loomer, corporate sales

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to use a targeted approach to land the job you want

What's the best way for job seekers to land a new job in this dismal market? Target specific employers and network your way into them, career experts say. It's sound job search advice.

Published on: January 29th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Preparing today’s students for a tech-driven future

Is public education fading in relevance to today’s young learners? As the Deputy Minister of the Anglophone Sector of New Brunswick’s public education system this question haunts me every day. My senior management

Published on: December 16th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

University of Saskatchewan offers Canada’s first iPhone app course

Plugging into a rapidly growing market, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) recently became the first Canadian school to officially offer students a course on developing iPhone applications.There are now over 85,000

Published on: December 11th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Exploited IT workers will ‘jump ship’ when recovery comes

IT professionals asked to do more work for less pay and fewer benefits might be able to forgive their employers' financial choices, but industry watchers say high-tech workers won't soon forget being treated

Published on: November 20th, 2009 Denise Dubie

Top IT skills that could get you more money in a recession

IT professionals with expertise in PHP, Java/J2EE, unified communications and Microsoft SQL server technologies should see pay for their skills increase, according to Foote Partners' latest research into IT skills pay. Related stories:Nine

Published on: April 22nd, 2009 Meridith Levinson

How to keep your tech career vibrant in today’s tough economy

The economy is in trouble…everywhere. Even outsourced providers are nervous. Already under stress, IT staffers see their jobs getting more and more difficult as they must do more with less, all while wondering

Published on: January 6th, 2009 Galen Gruman and Joaquim P. Menezes

Nine most sought-after IT skills for 2009

RELATED STORY: Hot skills that get you ahead of the game in Canada's IT jobs marketBy almost any measure, the economy is in a bad shape.Consumer spending is down, credit markets remain weak,

Published on: January 2nd, 2009 Thomas Hoffman

You need the “right skills” to land that IT job

Despite high energy prices, the rising cost of living, falling retail sales, and a host of other troubling economic indicators, IT hiring is still showing some signs of life. You just need to

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

Hot IT skills that will land you a job in a tough economy

Despite high energy prices, rising inflation, falling retail sales, and a host of other troubling economic indicators, IT hiring is still showing some signs of life. You just need to have the right

Published on: September 3rd, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

Hot skills that get you ahead of the game in Canada’s IT jobs market

CIOs and hiring managers today are actively seeking IT professionals who also possess specific non-technical skills – such as writing, public speaking and business process mapping. That fact clearly emerges from the 2008

Published on: July 28th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes