How to ensure Pokémon doesn’t make your workplace productivity Go down

As Pokémon Go continues to surge in popularity - its daily user base recently surpassed Twitter's, and the average player is now spending more time with it than Facebook - it's likely that

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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

Project work may be ‘great option’ for unemployed Canadian IT pros

Canadian tech professionals eager to get a foot in the door with a new employer may want to seriously consider project work.Research shows with the economy still in a slump, hiring managers would

Published on: August 5th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Strategies to land an IT job interview in a difficult market

Even when the economy is thriving, landing interviews for IT positions can be daunting. Under today's challenging conditions, it may feel like a distant possibility. While market realities have indeed made it more

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Katherine Spencer Lee

Why accepting contract work from an IT staffing firm is risky

IT workers who've recently been laid off are lining up at staffing agencies in search of temporary and contract IT work that will provide them with a paycheck as they look for full-time,

Published on: December 23rd, 2008 Meridith Levinson

Canadian employees “not reaping” benefits of increased productivity

A new study by Ottawa-based Centre for the Study of Living Standards reports that Canadian employees have not received the benefits of increased economic productivity over the past two decades. Over a 25

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Heavy workloads, recession fears stress IT professionals

IT professionals taking on more work in light of the current economic climate identified rising workloads as the greatest source of workplace stress, according to research from Robert Half Technology.The IT staffing and

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Denise Dubie