Tag: Information Technology

CareerBuilder’s Forecast Looks Sunny for 2015 Jobseekers

Companies will be ringing in the New Year with more job openings, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. More than one-third of employers expect to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2015, the best outlook from the survey since 2006. Salary increases—including raises for minimum wage workers—are also on the agenda of hiring managers.

Hiring and Comp 2015—Forecast Is Looking Sunny

According to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast, more job openings are on the way in 2015. Over one third of employers polled are planning to hire full-time, permanent employees in the coming year—the most favorable outlook from the survey since 2006. Also on the agenda? Salary increases, including raises for minimum wage employees.

Do You Train Employees to Be Future Business Leaders?

The fact that the overwhelming majority of GEICO managers began their careers in an entry-level position at the company is a testament to the company’s commitment to providing employees with development opportunities and career growth. “GEICO is truly a place where you can build a rewarding career. More than 78 percent of our management team […]

Offshoring and the IT worker—where are we?

By Gilda Villaran As we reported in May, Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has been under fire in recent months. The use of the TFWP to facilitate offshoring arrangements has received much attention from the prime minister, the minister of citizenship and immigration, and the media. The immediate reaction of the government was to […]

Which Industries Lead to Love?

Could the industry you work in help you find a date? According to a new CareerBuilder® survey, 39 percent of workers said they have dated a coworker at least once over the course of their career. Seventeen percent reported dating coworkers at least twice.

How Does Your Computer Usage Policy Stack Up?

Beachboard, who is a shareholder in the Los Angeles and Torrence, California offices of national employment law firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., shared his model computer usage policy at the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Atlanta, Georgia. Model Computer Usage Policy This policy applies to all Company employees, contractors, […]

End of the Canada-wide Information Technology Program

By Susan Bradley and Gilda Villaran In November 2009, we started a discussion on the fundamentals of Canadian work permits. Until now, Canadian employers didn’t have to obtain a Labour Market Opinion (LMO) from Services Canada for certain information technology (IT) professionals. Employers didn’t have to prove that they had advertised the position, that they […]