“Companies are trying anything and everything that they can,” says Kevin Dee, chairman and founder of Eagle Professional Resources, a staffing provider based in Toronto. “There are a lot of things people are doing to be first to the right candidate.” These include investing in processes and technologies to find people as well as offshore recruiting.
Hot & Scarce: The IT staffing market has companies vying for candidates — but what about pay?
Eagle Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Professional Staffing Company Continues to Prove Its Commitment to Quality
News from the Nest (July 2018)
July’s edition of News from the Nest includes our IT Industry News, a Regional Job Market Update for Toronto, Ontario, and trending articles including “How to Talk Money with Your Recruiter.”
IT Industry News – June 2018
June 2018 saw a fair bit of M&A activity, the biggest deal seeing Synnex pay $2.43 billion for call centre company Convergys and AT&T pay $1.6 billion for advertising tech company AppNexus. Palo Alto Networks is paying $300 million Evident.io; PayPal is shelling out $120 million for Simility; Splunk is paying $120 million for VictorOps; Ribbon Communication is paying $120 million for Edgewater Networks; and Sharp is paying $36 million for Toshibas PC business. Other companies out shopping include Cisco who bought WiFi analytics company July Systems; IBM bought maintenance and repair company Oniqua and Shopify bought app company Return Magic. Skills shortages were a theme around the world as hiring plans in most countries are positive. Confidence is high in many economies, including Canada’s despite the storm clouds surrounding NAFTA negotiations and the trade war with the US. Speaking of the US, their economy continues to roll along with very favorable indicators almost everywhere.
Eagle Among the Top ICT Staffing Companies in Canada
Professional Staffing Agency Ranks on Multiple Lists in Branham300
News from the Nest (June 2018)
This month’s edition of News from the Nest includes top jobs, the latest IT Industry News, Regional Job Market Update for Ottawa, and the hottest blog posts including “Older IT Professionals Can Still Rock Tech Career”.
May 2018 IT Industry News
May 2018 was a very active month for M&A activity, with Microsoft’s $7.5 billion purchase of GitHub leading the pack in size. Microsoft also bought AI company Semantic Machines. PayPal paid $2.2 billion for European payments company iZettle; Recruit paid $2.1 billion for Glassdoor; Investment firm KKR paid $2 billion for BMC Software; and Office Depot paid $1 billion for CompuCom. Other big names out shopping saw Oracle buy collaboration platform Datascience.com; Google bought cloud migration startup Velostrata; HPE bought Plexxi; Rackspace bought RelationEdge; and Splunk bought Phantom Cyber Company. There were a number of other deals, perhaps too many to mention.
Eagle is One of Canada’s Best Workplaces in Professional Services
Professional Staffing Company Makes Another List as a Great Place to Work
News from the Nest (May 2018)
May’s edition of News from the Nest includes a regional job market update for Edmonton, Alberta, a recap of what happened in the IT Industry in April 2018, plus trending articles for independent contractors, including “Bill 148: What Independent Contractors Need to Know”.
National Staffing Company Invests in Growing Western Operations
Eagle Announces Two New Appointments in Western Canada