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Microsoft buys Nokia: What it means for Windows Phone developers

Microsoft buys Nokia: What it means for Windows Phone developers

By on Sep 5, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends

It’s the most hotly disputed topic in IT circles: which companies are going to become the smartphone superpowers? Today, with Blackberry down for the count, Apple and Samsung reign supreme. But Microsoft is making a big—some would say risky—play to muscle its way into one of the top spots by buying Nokia for more than $7 billion. If you’re a developer,...

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Will JavaScript become the preferred language for enterprise IT development?

Will JavaScript become the preferred language for enterprise IT development?

By on Aug 19, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends, Web Development

There’s no doubt that scripting languages changed our lives in a profound way. JavaScript is the material the Internet is built with. And now, it’s expanding beyond its traditional role as a Web-based language and seeing new applications. In this piece by Nolan Wright, CTO of Appcelerator, he argues that JavaScript is growing bigger than a simple browser-based...

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Bump: A handy app for file sharing with your iPhone or Android

Bump: A handy app for file sharing with your iPhone or Android

By on May 24, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips

Business cards. We all have them. But do we really need them anymore. I find them crunched up in the back pocket of my jeans after they’ve been through the wash. They pile up on my desk. How about those times I pull out a card to give to someone and discover that it’s wrinkled with curled edges. There has to be a better way! There is. And it’s...

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Mobile recruiting app of the week: Metasearch mobile app Search It All – Free

Mobile recruiting app of the week: Metasearch mobile app Search It All – Free

By on Mar 22, 2013 in Boolean Search Secrets, Mobile Trends, Recruiting Tips

It’s that time again – Mobile Recruiting App Friday! This week I am very excited to tell you about a great mobile application that allows you to do real time search while you’re on the go. As recruiters, our time is extremely valuable. Every second we don’t spend sourcing is time that we can be missing out on great candidates. Search It All  – Free, a mobile...

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Cashing in: Top IT salaries in Canada

Cashing in: Top IT salaries in Canada

By on Mar 18, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Technology Trends, Toronto, Web design, Web Development

It’s that time again. If you’re an IT pro looking for a job in Canada, read on for the latest figures on what some of the top IT salaries are. Mobile is where it’s at In general, the hot stuff, emerging technology, is what’s paying big these days. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that mobile development has taken off...

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