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Published: October 24th, 2014


Secrets of a happy, satisfied workplace

Free lunches, beer o’clock Fridays, and bringing your dog to work might be fun perks at the office. But taken alone, they can’t build a great company culture. One company that does seem

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Candice So

Battle of the sexes: social networking edition

Which gender reigns supreme in the world of online professional networking? According to new data from LinkedIn, it's the men-both in the United States and across the globe.The reason: According to Nicole Williams,

Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Kristin Burnham and Nestor Arellano

Why your business needs a community manager

It's never seldom that Erin Bury gets mistaken for her boss Sarah Prevette, founder of Sprouter.com, the highly popular Toronto-based online community for entrepreneurs. However, Bury takes no offense when this happens in

Published on: November 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Entrepreneur moms get business boost from Uptrend Media

Ann-Marie Burton describes herself as a stay-at-home mom that stumbled upon the social media trend.The Burlington, Ont. woman left a career in consumer packaged goods to stay at home with her first daughter

Published on: October 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

ICT central to three new 21st century agreements in New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s journey toward creating a 21st Century model of public education took three significant steps forward recently, with ICT being a central element in all three instances.  On June 3rd the New

Published on: August 24th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

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

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

For these and all other online blessings let us be grateful

Over the next decade, the benefits of being social onlinewill greatly outweigh any hindrances that come with it, according to a study.With tools like e-mail and social networks at hand, people have a

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin and Nestor Arellano

Not deciding is the worst decision of all for project managers

Back in December of last year I wrote how "Decision Making is Essential to Good Project Management." I found that there are many articles already written on how to go about making decisions.

Published on: July 7th, 2010 Tim Vaughan

New Brunswick releases 21st century learning plan

On May 14th the Anglophone sector of the New Brunswick Department of Education released its proposal on how to shift our public education system to a 21st Century learning model. The plan was

Published on: June 8th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

There’s no one way to quit smoking

As MicrosoftCIO, sees the software giant's security, infrastructure, and messaging and business applications, and helps support the product and corporate business groups as well as Redmond's global sales and marketing organization.So you know,

Published on: June 8th, 2010

7 business negotiation tactics from the FBI

Having trouble winning over that one key person at work? Expert negotiators at the FBI and elsewhere have found active listening to be key in any negotiation. Here are seven keys to active

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Constantine von Hoffman

Wanted Canadian ops chief for LinkedIn

If you've been putting it off, this might be the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile. The world's hottest professional social networking site is expanding its Canadian operations and is in the

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

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