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

Wake up call: your IT staff is probably unhappy

Hay’s Canada, an IT recruitment consultancy, and its recently released salary survey provides interesting results and insights into the needs and expressed preferences of IT professionals. Unlike traditional salary surveys that exclusively focus

Published on: October 22nd, 2013 Marylka Empey

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

Underpaid, overworked help desk staff wait for tide to turn

For corporate IT managers, the start of the new year brings hope that budgets will grow, workloads will return to normal and the worst of the recession might be over. Down in the

Published on: January 26th, 2010 Cara Garretson

Despite recession, many IT posts still difficult to fill

CIOs and security executives looking to add IT staff in the coming months say they are challenged to fill positions, despite the recession and unemployment statistics.In the U.S., survey data from ISC-squared and

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Denise Dubie and Joaquim P. Menezes

Skills that help Canadian IT professionals find work in a turbulent market

While the employment situation in Canada's IT sector is as turbulent as in other industries, there are many "bright spots" that IT professionals can take advantage of, industry watchers say."In general, candidates who

Published on: May 4th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Five tips for creating a terrific tech r

Tech résumés are piling up faster than the local landfill. It's more important than ever to have a strong résumé that is sure to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, techies are notorious

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

Meagre rise in Canadian IT salaries despite “talent shortage” reports

Related article: Hot skills that get you ahead of the game in Canada's IT jobs market Despite persistent reports of an IT talent shortage, salaries in the technology sector, in 2008, posted only

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

“Skills shortage? You must be joking,” say ITBusiness.ca readers

Many Canadian companies continue to bemoan what they call the severe shortage of IT talent, and the impact this is having on their business.This was also a common refrain at the recently concluded

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Tech sector job market remains upbeat despite slowing economy

The state of today's economy has triggered many economists, job experts and hiring managers to warn of layoffs and hiring contractions, and tech pros themselves have become skeptical about job security and future

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto

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

Six hot IT jobs that will keep you employed in an uncertain economy

Looking to find one of the hottest IT job tracks in today's downward spiraling economy? If you want to stay employed in IT amid the economic uncertainty, look for jobs in software design

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

10 IT skills in demand today

Technology pros looking to find new work or secure their current jobs should get schooled on wireless, Web 2.0 and virtualization while also boning up on business basics. "IT professionals with the right

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Denise Dubie

IT careers market still hot in Canada, despite cooling US economy

Individuals with Web development skills in Java, Oracle, SQL and .Net were in hot demand, as Canada's IT job market posted record growth in 2007, says a technology staffing firm.The local demand for

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano