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Sep 19, 2019, 07:21 ET Survey: Recent Work History Top Factor for Hiring Managers When Evaluating Tech Candidates in Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Job applicants' latest work experience carries greater weight than other factors for many IT hiring managers in Canada, according to new research from staffing firm...


Jul 16, 2019, 07:54 ET Texting While Hiring: 54% of Tech Leaders in Canada Say Their Companies Text in Hiring Process

Workers and tech leaders agree that top benefit of texting is speed Miscommunication reported as biggest downside TORONTO, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - For many people, texting is the favoured – and...


Mar 28, 2019, 07:01 ET Survey: Tech Leaders in Canada May Need to Up the Ante to Get the Talent They Want

Offering competitive pay is the biggest hiring barrier for IT leaders Speed to hire and lacking in perks and benefits followed as top barriers TORONTO, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - If employers are having...


Feb 26, 2019, 07:57 ET New Research: Majority Of Canadian Tech Leaders Confident They Can Disconnect From Emails, Employees Less Convinced

58% of technology leaders say they could adhere to an email ban, but 43% of workers don't think their current manager would stick to it. Nearly half of workers would be tempted to check their inbox...


Dec 13, 2018, 06:59 ET Tech Leaders in Canada Report Urgent Hiring Needs for 2019; Project-Based Hires and Re-skilling Play Role in Staffing Strategies

62 per cent of companies plan to hire tech talent; 67 per cent have prepared plans and budget for project-based roles 85 per cent of IT leaders are re-skilling current staff; cloud computing is top...


Nov 15, 2018, 00:01 ET Half of Canadian Tech Leaders Don't Want Staff to Shop Online at Work, but 43 Per Cent of Employees Plan on "Workshopping" this Holiday Season

Security risks top concern for tech leaders Over one-quarter of employees plan on "workshopping" a few times per week TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - "Workshoppers" — employees who shop online from...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:36 ET Survey: Securing Hard-to-Find Tech Talent Comes Down to a Mix of Higher Salaries, Referrals, Recruiters and Project Professionals

Security Tops List of 7 Roles That Take the Longest to Hire TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - When recruiting gets tough, Canadian tech leaders are pulling out all the stops, according to new research...


Aug 16, 2018, 08:03 ET Survey: Nearly All Tech Leaders In Canada Say They've Made A Bad Hire

38 per cent of IT decision makers report their bad hires were a poor corporate culture fit Skills-based and Interpersonal issues cumulatively account for more than half of hiring mistakes 44 per cent ...


Jun 25, 2018, 07:27 ET Tech Hiring Hot in Canada, IT Leaders Prioritizing Security

60 Per Cent of Companies Plan to Hire Tech Talent TORONTO, June 25, 2018 /CNW/ - As security, cloud and digital projects in Canadian companies expand, so does the need for skilled tech professionals...


Apr 25, 2018, 07:54 ET 13 Resume and Interview Mistakes Technology Professionals Need to Avoid

- Frequent job hopping for non-consultants biggest resume deal breaker - Badmouthing former bosses top turnoff during interview TORONTO, April 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Top technology talent may be in high...


Mar 01, 2018, 07:54 ET Canadian Tech Leaders Less Serious About Security

Fewer CIOs Taking Steps to Safeguard Company Data TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - With the recent rise in cybersecurity attacks, what are Canadian companies doing to protect their information? Less...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:58 ET Canadian CIOs Reveal Hiring Plans for First Half of 2018

Tech Leaders Name Top Priorities, Skills in Demand TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Hiring for technology professionals is slated to hold steady for the beginning of 2018, according to the latest...


Nov 16, 2017, 11:04 ET Workers Putting in More (Shopping) Time at Work this Cyber Monday

Black Friday Still Top Shopping Day TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Workers may be checking-off shopping lists, not work tasks, this Cyber Monday, according to new research from Robert Half Technology....


Nov 01, 2017, 08:04 ET All Things Are Digital In Business, But Finding Digital Talent Is A Tall Order

To help companies build the best teams to support digital initiatives, Robert Half Technology has published a new white paper, Staffing Digital Projects: Aligning the Right Resources for Success,...


Sep 27, 2017, 08:02 ET Canadian CIOs Weigh In on Top Incentives for Tech Employees

Research Shows IT Professionals Put the Onus on Bonus TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - What does it take to appeal to today's most in-demand tech talent? According to Canadian CIOs in a recent survey...


Aug 22, 2017, 08:02 ET Canadian CIOs Reveal Top Barriers to Securing Tech Talent

Out of Reach Compensation Expectations and Candidate Shortages to Blame, Report Shows TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The tech sector has long been called a job-seekers market, and while it bodes well ...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:00 ET You've Got E-mail

Canadian Tech Leaders and Office Workers Say Email Will Continue to Dominate into 2020 TORONTO, July 27, 2017 /CNW/ - While more offices are pushing to go paperless, email inboxes will continue to...


Jun 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Canadian CIOs Reveal Hiring Plans for Second Half of 2017

Staff Retention is Top Concern for Technology Leaders TORONTO, June 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Technology hiring in Canada holds steady for the second half of 2017, and staff retention is top-of-mind according ...


May 18, 2017, 08:04 ET Tech Leaders Sound Off on Changing Role of CIO

Survey Shows Canadian Tech Executives See Their Roles as Primarily Strategic TORONTO, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Technology executives are making the shift from the back office to the boardroom, according...


Apr 13, 2017, 08:02 ET For Tech Grads: Gaming May Be Time Well Spent

Survey Suggests Canadian CIOs May Appreciate Non-Tech Backgrounds TORONTO, April 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Who says playing video games is a waste of time? CIOs polled recently by staffing firm Robert Half...


Mar 16, 2017, 08:03 ET Companies Cautious About New Technology, Research Shows

Tech Execs More Likely to be Early Adopters than Their Creative Counterparts TORONTO, March 16, 2017 /CNW/ - While consumers are willing to wait in long lines to get their hands on the latest...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:01 ET 8 Roles Expected to See Biggest Salary Boosts in 2017

Robert Half Salary Guides Reveal Tech and Creative Jobs with Notable Salary Growth TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - How much does a data ninja or coding wizard make? Significantly more than they did...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:03 ET Canadian CIOs reveal hiring plans and challenges for first half of 2017

Technology Upgrades and Security Are Top of Mind for CIOs TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - According to the most recent Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report, most Canadian...


Nov 16, 2016, 09:59 ET New Survey Reveals Most Employees Are Shopping On The Sly

About Half Will Shop at Work on Cyber Monday, But Most Try to Hide It from Their Bosses TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Come November 28, will your colleagues be banging out a report or bargain...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:04 ET Retention Tension: Are Your Employees Headed for the Door?

More Than Half of Tech and Creative Executives Worry About Employee Turnover TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - As nearly all experiences go digital – from reading the news to requesting a ride – demand...