21 Apr

IT Job Titles to Consider If You’re Looking for Work in Ontario

Posted by Kris Johnson

It’s an exciting time to be a tech professional, but it can be daunting as well. In today’s job market, there is constant movement as digital disruptions and transformations continue to shuffle and re-shuffle the cards for business plans. You might find that, although you are one of the 200 thousand professionals needed to fill the niche skills gap in Canada by 2020, it’s still tricky to land the position you want.

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Topics: IT Jobs
19 Apr

Everything You Should Know about the IT Industries Targeted for Growth

Posted by Kris Johnson

If Toronto (one of Canada’s major cities for tech growth) is any indication, Canada’s IT industries are in a blossoming state right now. If you’re a tech professional looking for work, there’s no better time to start your search in one of Canada’s several provinces driving the IT world, namely BC, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec. We’ve done a roundup of the facts you need to know about the fast-paced IT industries in these provinces that are invested in successful digital transformation. 

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Topics: IT Industry
17 Apr

5 Tips for Tech Professionals Looking for IT Jobs

Posted by John Brandwagt

Want in on the ongoing skills shortage in Canada?According to the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), 182,000 positions need to be filled in IT by 2019 with another 36,000 needed the year after. Recruiting for IT jobs has become so competitive in recent years that recruiters have had to evolve to meet demand.

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Topics: IT Jobs
14 Apr

5 Skills an IT Technician Should Have

Posted by John Brandwagt

The role of IT technician has evolved a lot over the years, and the work involved in the position is no longer just about troubleshooting. Technicians are expected to be versatile enough that they can not only handle internal and external help tickets, but help companies develop their best practices, policies, and procedures regarding computer systems and cybersecurity. The question of  “what does an IT technician do?” has shifted to “what should an IT technician be capable of doing?”

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Topics: IT Skills
12 Apr

3 Thriving IT Industries Job Seekers Should Consider

Posted by Kris Johnson

Canada’s a great place to start your job search as a tech professional these days. The need for skilled candidates in recent years has only grown rather than diminished, meaning that the current job market (in need of 200,000 or more positions filled by 2020) is a gold rush for candidates. But although the tech field is certainly a jobseeker-focused market, it’s not as simple to land a position as it might first appear.

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Topics: IT Industry

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