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In the midst of a talent shortage, how can Canada keep up with its tech sector growth?

Major tech companies are currently looking to hire tech talent in Canada, but with an ongoing digital skills shortage, the question arises: Does Canada have enough tech talent to sustain this growth?  According to data from Salesforce Research in its Global Digital Skills Index 2022 report, 86 per cent of Canadians say they are not […]

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Alida wins Comparably’s award for Best Company Outlook

Vancouver-based Alida, a Total Experience Management (TXM) vendor that helps brands transform customer, product, employee, and brand experience, has been selected as a 2022 “Best Company Outlook” winner from Comparably. It ranked number one on the “Best 50” list of small to mid-sized companies, and was number 41 for “Best Marketing Team” among the top 50 […]

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Deloitte report: How Canadians with autism can help employers close the talent gap

Almost half of employees with autism don’t feel comfortable disclosing their neurodiversity to employers, according to a report jointly released today by Deloitte Canada and auticon Canada, a global technology consulting firm focused on helping companies engage with autistic talent through deployment, education, training, and coaching. The report, Embracing neurodiversity at work: how Canadians with […]

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Apple launches $50 million Supplier Employee Development Fund

Apple has announced a US$50 million Supplier Employee Development Fund that will broaden access to learning opportunities and skills development for its suppliers’ employees.  As part of the multi-million dollar commitment, the company is also working alongside supply chain partners to amplify workers’ voices. Apple says it will team up with the International Labor Organization […]

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Coffee Briefing March 29, 2022 – HP to acquire Poly; Twitter Canada top 3 conversation trends 2022; Webex to launch two new datacentres in Canada; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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