Canadian IT workers rank sixth in job satisfaction, want more flexibility: Randstad

Many Canadians are unhappy with their present work environment and would like to see their employers offering more flexible options such as remote work or non-standard hours, a new survey by global recruiting

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian firms’ definition of “remote” work less than ideal, Citrix says [infographic]

Twenty per cent of Canadian employees might work remotely, but a recent survey by enterprise software firm Citrix Canada indicates that how companies define their mobility strategy is often at odds with the

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian remote workers are driving cloud app adoption

More and more Canadians are spending at least some time working away from the office, and cloud-based apps are helping them stay productive. Workspace provider Regus surveyed 44,000 senior business people across more

Published on: April 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Shedding light on virtual work in the 21st century

The pace of change continues to increase and with change comes new opportunities to align our organizations to 21st century realities. In the 20th century organization, managers needed to physically see their employees

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Organizations embracing mobile to boost productivity, but integration is hard

Just ahead of the Mobile Enterprise Strategies Summit next week, IT World Canada has released a survey of decision-makers and their attitudes towards bringing mobile devices into their offices. The biggest findings? Canadian

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Remote workers ignore employer’s Internet policies

Office workers who comply with their employer's Web usage policies are more likely to trigger a blockage of a Web-based attack than road warriors who are more cavalier, according to a new study.Employees

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Top 10 ways to trash telecommuting

In "The Naked Sun," he envisioned Solaria, a civilization whose telepresence technologies are as good as being face-to-face -- superior, in fact, according to the Solarians, who have developed a collective phobia about

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Bob Lewis

Telework “with a new twist” making a huge comeback in Canada

It's the '70s all over again. This time around, soaring fuel costs and grid lock traffic are driving Canadians to review their work-style options, and – not surprisingly – many are choosing to

Published on: August 13th, 2008 Nestor Arellano