According to VentureBeat, the video game industry may be positively influencing growth in Canada’s tech sector.
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Concerns regarding what automation will do to their jobs drive a considerable number of Canadian workers, and understandably so: According to recent research by RBC Economics, about 50 per cent of Canadians will see automation significantly affect their positions at some point within the next decade.
Although the structure of their work will differ from that of a full-time salaried worker, IT and engineering contractors must still go through a defined interview process – usually a phone screen and one in-person interview – to convince recruiters that they’re well-suited to assume whatever position they may seek.
By the time a candidate is brought in for an interview, initial screening through a resume and frequently a phone interview have already identified them as a good match for your company – on paper that is.
While the latest Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada found that manufacturing and technical services lost jobs between January and February 2018, the year-over-year figures for both of these fields, particularly the former, point to a trend of more positive growth over time in Canada.
Employment in Ontario has remained fairly static for much of the past 12 months, increasing just 1.
Growth within the American tech sector shows little signs of stopping, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected employment in the field to jump 13 percent between 2016 and 2026.
The tech sector stands out as one of the most steadily expanding segments of the U.S. economy, driving employment in numerous urban areas.
PHILADELPHIA, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CDI Corporation today announced that its Government Services business has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)®.