Selcuk Atli (left) is about to spend more time in Toronto in the winter, so why is he smiling?

Published: January 25th, 2016


Recruiting in the digital age: 10 ways to attract & retain top talent

TORONTO -- The war for talent is over. Talent won. That was the bold declaration of talent headhunter Bruce Powell last week at The Currency of Talent, an event organized by IAB Canada

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Five-year shift made the cloud mainstream: Peter Coffee

Over the last five years, Peter Coffee, vice-president for strategic research at Salesforce.com, has noticed an important shift in the way CIOs perceive the cloud. As part of the leadership team at the global

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

How do you know if someone is lying during a job interview?

It may be hard to accept that a candidate would sit in front of you during a job interview and tell a lie, but the uncomfortable truth is that they often do. A

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Roz Bahrami

Should Canadian startups move to Silicon Valley?

Thank you to Geoff Foulds for this guest post. Does a Silicon Valley insider think it’s best to relocate to the Bay Area? Not always, says Ariel Poler. Poler, one of the most

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Michael Cayley

Incubes rejigs accelerator program, keeps B2B focus

Toronto-based accelerator Incubes is expanding its program to include two streams for startups and has some new faces mentoring the startups under its wing. Instead of running set 12 week-long semester with cohorts,

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to hire smart for digital talent

Hiring the right digital marketing talent in today's busy online environment can be a challenge without honing in on the skills and knowledge candidates need to be successful. After all, digital technologies are

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Michelle Pellettier

Notch Video plays matchmaker for marketers and video creators

Two new Toronto-area businesses are reaching out to video creators around the world and promising ways to make money, but are taking two different approaches. Covered previously, Rumble.com pays video creators to upload

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

The Working Group CEO to speak on community building as business plan

For Dominic Bortolussi, CEO of The Working Group, community building is built on getting people together to drink wine. When the entrepreneur started his Web development and design firm in Toronto 11 years

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Revenue replaces talent as most ulcer-inducing issue for Canadian startup CEOs

Concerns about how to grow revenue have replaced talent woes as the biggest worry keeping Canada’s startup CEOs awake at night, according to a new report. Revenue growth was named the top challenge

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Christine Wong

Ontario tax credits, talent pool used to lure video game firms

Why would a parent hand a $600 piece of breakable technology they depend on every day over to their two-year-old? It’s a good question, and one that inspired Jason Krogh, CEO of Zinc

Published on: March 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Video collaboration service connects filmmakers with talent

Video production can be challenging to organize, it involves creative collaboration between script writers, actors, producers, and technical crew; so a Toronto-based startup wants to ease that burden by helping video producing teams

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tech accelerators become talent magnets

Technology accelerator centres in North America are becoming popular enough to scare well-established corporations into giving them credence, according to directors of the startup development programs.At the Canadian Innovation Exchange Nov. 27, a

Published on: December 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Silicon Valley tech firms under legal scrutiny for ‘anti-poaching’ agreements

The Justice Department in the United States has sued several tech giants including eBay, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Pixar over an anti-poaching agreement that was in place between 2006 and

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Don’t just create tech talent, import it, Stanford U prez tells Waterloo

The Canadian government's proposed startup visa program may be onto something, at least when compared with recent remarks by a bastion of Silicon Valley tech training and education. Stanford University president John Hennessy

Published on: October 19th, 2012 Christine Wong