How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Infographic reveals who works for startups

In recent years we've heard it trumpeted all over the place. Entrepreneurs and their startups are the engine of the Canada economy. But who actually works for startups? Information services tracking firm CB

Published on: May 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why aren’t there more women in the tech startup scene?

by Christine Wong I’ve asked myself the exact same question while departing various startup events here in Toronto over the past few months.   Where are all the women?   At one such

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

LinkedIn curbs LIONs voracious appetite for contacts

LinedIn has quietly clamped down on a controversial association known as the LinkedIn open networkers (LIONs), a group of LinkedIn members who liberally add contacts - known on LinkedIn as "connections" - even

Published on: September 4th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Calgary, Winnipeg set to become new global outsourcing hubs

Two Canadian cities – Calgary and Winnipeg – feature in global professional services firm KPMG's list of 31 up-and-coming locations for IT Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO).Other global cities  on the list include Belgrade

Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Lynn Greiner

Sun reorganizes, cuts up to 18 percent of workforce

The cuts will affect between 5,000 and 6,000 employees. Sun is also reorganizing its software division, a move it said stands as "a recognition of the comprehensive role software plays in the company's

Published on: November 14th, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

Hire a Hero helps returning veterans SOA effectively

Hire a Hero is a small company with a big mission. It aims to help service members leaving the military make a smooth transition to civilian life by connecting them with potential employers

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Ron Miller

How to draw out the best in smart employees

It's a management axiom that the smarter the employees are, the harder they are to manage. Employees with a high degree of left-brain intelligence, which is common among IT professionals, can be demanding,

Published on: May 21st, 2008 Mary Brandel

Tighter labour market drives greater HR app adoption

While HR applications have been around for a long time, they were never considered a big IT priority - until now. Talent management suites are emerging as C-level executives become increasingly concerned about

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach