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25th July 2012

Uniserve Announces Sponsorship of Vancouver Startup Weekend

uniserveUniserve Communications Corporation has announced their title sponsorship for the Vancouver Startup Weekend taking place this August 17th-19th. As the title sponsor each team involved in Vancouver Startup Weekend will be building their startup using the Uniserve Cloud platform. In addition, Uniserve will be providing the winning team free Cloud Services in an effort to help the winning team get started and running smoothly. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th July 2012

Visier Inc. Releases New White Paper On HR Metrics And WorkForce Analytics

visierVisier Inc., a Vancouver-based provider of workforce analytics, has published a new white paper: “From HR Metrics to Workforce Analytics: Five Key Workforce Insights That Every Employer Should Capture for Greater Business Impact,” that addresses the need for HR professionals to move beyond collecting individual HR metrics to measuring comprehensive workforce topics. HR metrics alone will not help HR professionals understand the contributing factors and drivers impacting their organizations. Note: you must provide contact information in order to download the whitepaper. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th July 2012

Four in Ten Managers Say Coworker Competitiveness Has Increased in Last Decade

officeteamAs athletes from around the world prepare to compete in London, workplaces in Canada appear to be hosting competitions of their own, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Four in ten of the senior managers interviewed said they believe employees are more competitive with each other today than they were 10 years ago. These results mirror those from a similar survey of senior executives conducted in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th July 2012

New THQ Executive VP of Production Announced

THQTHQ has announced Ron Moravek has been appointed Executive Vice President, Production reporting directly to THQ President, Jason Rubin. Moravek joins THQ’s management team as the company is moving quickly to embrace new strategic business models, digitally connected experiences, and a more focused, high-quality game slate. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2012

Canadian Military Participants Arrive at Memorial University for Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

Canadian Youth Business FoundationToday, 20 transitioning Canadian Forces members have gathered at Memorial University to begin “Based In Business,” a week-long entrepreneurial boot camp developed by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Memorial and presented in partnership with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF). Read the rest of this entry »

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20th July 2012

GREE Announces New Vancouver Mobile Game Development Studio

GREE Mobile social game and platform developer GREE has announced plans to establish a new game development studio in Vancouver. The new studio will be focused on creating new and unique free-to-play gaming experiences for mobile gamers worldwide. GREE’s Canadian studio will be headed-up by Steve Lin, a technology industry veteran and renowned retro game collector. Mr. Lin most recently served as GREE International, Inc.’s VP of Consumer Operations and coordinated the establishment of GREE’s San Francisco studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th July 2012

triOS College Launches New Technology Programs to Address Needs of the 21st Century Workplace

trios collegetriOS College Business Technology Healthcare, an industry leader in education, has introduced bleeding edge technology programs that will produce job-ready, certified and skilled graduates that will fill the growing skills gap that Ontario technology employers are experiencing. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th July 2012

Work Life Balance Tips to Help You Define the Line Between Work and Home

randstadTraditional ideas of 9-5 office workers heading home and putting all thoughts of work aside until the following day no longer apply for many of today’s employees. According to Randstad Canada, the country’s leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services, in order to achieve work life balance, it’s important for workers to set boundaries between their work and personal lives as the line between work and home continues to blur. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th July 2012

Freelancer.com Acquires Scriptlance

freelancerFreelancer.com, one of the top outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, has acquired Toronto-based Scriptlance, earmarking the launch of dedicated freelance marketplace Freelancer.ca in Canada. Scriptlance has over 360,000 enterprise and professional users. Incorporated in 2001 as R3N3 International Inc., by the then 20-year old Canadian technology entrepreneur Rene Trescases, Scriptlance was one of the early pioneers in the online outsourcing industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th June 2012

BC Film Foundation Announces 2012 Daryl Duke And William Vince Scholarship Winners

BC Film And MediaGayatri Bajpai, Iuliana Constantinescu and Heather Trawick were announced today as the winners of the 2012 Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarships, which were created to honour the significant contributions of Mr. Duke and Mr. Vince to the film and television industry by assisting in the advanced education of exceptional BC filmmakers. Read the rest of this entry »

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