6 Jun

4 Key skills Web Developers must have to Get a job in Canada

Posted by John Brandwagt

The IT industry in Canada is booming and with this boom, there is an increased demand for skilled web developers across the country. Not only are employers looking for software developers, an increased focus on smartphone-enabled websites has led to increase in opportunities for mobile app developers too.

What does a Web Developer do?

The position of a web developer is the most sought after in Canada next to that of the software developer. Web developers (especially the ones worth their salt) are responsible for designing websites that are attractive and function optimally. If these developers excel at what they do, they ensure visitors get a strong impression of a company’s brand and what it has to offer them that competitors cannot.

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12 Sep

What the IT Shortage in Canada Means for Employers

Posted by John Brandwagt

The IT shortage in Canada is no longer a secret—it’s in full swing, and employers are starting to notice the repercussions throughout their businesses. If you’ve had to make a hire in information technology recently, you’ll know exactly how difficult the recruitment process can be and how frustrating it is when ultimately your competitor snatches up the most qualified talent first.

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7 Sep

What the IT Shortage in Canada Means for IT Professionals

Posted by John Brandwagt

It’s good to be an IT professional in Canada right now. Not only because it’s one of the most exciting and ever-evolving industries in the world—it’s also one of the best in terms of getting hired and finding a great wage to match.

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24 Aug

How to Approach IT Staffing During the Skills Shortage

Posted by John Brandwagt

If you’ve had to hire in information technology recently, you’ll know first-hand how difficult it can be to recruit qualified talent to your business. With the rate of innovation always escalating in the technology industries, the skills required to manage these areas are growing harder and harder to find as the list of qualifications grow.

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4 May

Why CIOs Should Be Worried About the Skills Shortage in IT

Posted by John Brandwagt

While many other industries are currently experiencing a flood of talent in terms of new hires, CIOs are finding it more and more difficult to recruit talented individuals in their information technology departments. In fact, according to the Labour Market Outlook 2015-2019 report, 182,000 IT jobs will be needed in order to keep up with the growing demand in the marketplace over the course of the next few years.

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