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22nd August 2012

CEO MaxHire Confirms Social Media Is Fast Becoming The Customer Interaction Method Of Choice

maxhireMaxHire Solutions President Peter Blitz today announced the outstanding growth and success of a unique and innovative approach to Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Blitz is leading the way by leveraging a social media CRM philosophy and directly connecting with his customers through MaxHire’s LinkedIn discussion group. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th August 2012

Major Studios Attracted To Ontario Technology Corridor

Ontario Technology CorridorIt isn’t Canadian politeness, the love of hockey or winter weather envy attracting gaming and digital media companies around the world to the Ontario Technology Corridor. They are attracted to the Province of Ontario’s “game on” approach to tax incentives and Canada’s overall financial stability. They also value Ontario’s high concentration of skilled workers – the largest talent pool – that has attracted studios from global gaming and development firms. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th August 2012

James Cooper Breaks Down Kickstarter for Filmmakers in New eBook

Orby ReadsIn fall 2011, Toronto-based filmmaker James Cooper was faced with an obstacle that many of his peers will find familiar: how to fund his new short film. Weighing the options with the film’s producer, they decided to try their luck at launching a Kickstarter campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2012

Export Development Canada Brings Global View to Startup Canada

startup canadaexport development canadaExport Development Canada (EDC) has joined the Startup Canada National Tour, bringing a global trade perspective to the coast-to-coast effort to support and expand Canada’s entrepreneur sector. EDC personnel will participate in a number of tour events to meet with export-minded entrepreneurs. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2012

Bluedrop Secures 1.2 Million Dollar Contract with Second Canadian Province

BlueDropFollowing on the heels of its very successful workforce development project in Newfoundland and Labrador, Bluedrop Performance Learning has announced that a second Canadian province has signed on to CoursePark to deliver targeted online learning to its workforce and small business sector. Details are expected in September at a formal announcement where the province’s premier, a partner organization and Bluedrop will officially launch the program. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2012

Frontier Opens Game Development Studio in Nova Scotia

Frontier GamesCambridge, UK based Frontier Developments Ltd. has announced that it is opening a new game development studio in Halifax, Nova Scotia. According to KPMG’s 2012 Competitive Alternatives report, Halifax ranks number one for cost competitiveness in video game production out of all global mature markets surveyed, and is in the top 10 out of all global mature and developing markets. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd August 2012

New Research Shows Impact of Technology on Legal Field

Robert HalfJust as technology has reshaped how we communicate and do business, it also is making a significant impact on the practice of law. A just-released industry report from Robert Half Legal explores how emerging technologies are affecting management strategies in law firms and corporate legal departments, and changing how legal services are delivered. The report, Technology’s Transformation of the Legal Field, is part of Robert Half Legal’s 12th annual Future Law Office project, which also includes video interviews with leaders in the legal profession. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd August 2012

Sony Imageworks And Animation Studios Going Big At SIGGRAPH 2012

imageworksSony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Sony Pictures Animation (SPA), celebrating 20th and 10th anniversaries, respectively, will feature their renowned stable of effects and animation talent August 7 in special “behind the scenes” presentations of blockbuster live-action hits Men in Black 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man and the highly-anticipated animated feature film Hotel Transylvania during SIGGRAPH 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2012

Randstad Survey Says Most Canadians Use Traditional Job-Search Methods

randstadIf you’re a Canadian job seeker, the traditional means to finding a job are still the most commonly used. Canadians ranked online job boards and newspaper advertisements as the most common ways to find jobs, according to a survey recently conducted by ICMA International and sponsored by Randstad Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th July 2012

Vancouver Animation School Sponsors Inspirational Speakers At SIGGRAPH 2012

vancouver animation schoolVancouver Animation School is proud to announce its sponsorship of two “Birds of a Feather” sessions at SIGGRAPH 2012, which is coming to the JW Marriot at LA Live in Los Angeles on August 7th. Read the rest of this entry »

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