This month’s issue includes our Quarterly Job Market Update, the plus favourites including IT Industry News, top blog posts, and more interesting articles.
MASC Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Eagle-Sponsored Young Authors’ & Illustrators’ Conference
Local Staffing Company Marks 15 Years Sponsoring Educational Event
IT Industry News – March 2016
March 2016 saw the $3 billion sale of Dell Services to NTT, a direct result of Dell’s restructuring following the recent purchase of EMC. In addition, IBM was making a couple of acquisitions, as well as Yellow Pages, Influitive, and Netsuite. IBM was also trimming staff, along with SurveyMonkey and Pebble. Cisco was making significant investments into India’s digital connectivity initiatives and a smart city initiative in Berlin. In other news, the tech world lost a couple of icons. Andy Grove, founder of Intel passed away, as did Ray Tomlinson the inventor of email. On the economic front, the US added another 200,000 jobs in February and the various surveys were generally positive. Canada on the other hand lost 2,300 jobs and the unemployment rate hit 7.3%.
News from the Nest: Finance & Accounting (March 2016)
The March issue of Eagle’s finance and accounting newsletter features finance news from the IT industry, top blog posts from the past month, including “International Women’s Day — A Canadian Role Model” and interesting industry articles like “What Auditors Ought to Know About the Internet-of-Things”
News from the Nest – IT Edition (March 2016)
The March edition of News from the Nest features snippets from Eagle’s IT Industry News, the past month’s past blog posts, including “The Ontario Government Mandate That Will Affect Independent Contractors across Canada” and more interesting industry articles, including “Canadian CIOs Positioned to Lead Digital Transformation in 2016”
Janis Grantham Named on Staffing 100 List
Eagle President Earns Industry Recognition Twice in Six Months Ottawa, ON, March 11, 2016 – Hot off the heels of being named in the Global Power 100, Janis Grantham, President and COO of Canadian professional staffing company Eagle Professional Resources (Eagle), is being recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the staffing … Continue reading Janis Grantham Named on Staffing 100 List
IT Industry News – February 2016
February 2016 saw some action in the M&A world, with the biggest deal being by HNA Group of China. There were two other billion dollar deals, including one by Cisco and another by a consortium of Chinese internet firms. Microsoft and Alibaba Group were both busy with acquisitions, as were IBM and Blackberry. In other news, Apple is in a battle with the US government about privacy concerns after being ordered to develop a back door into its operating system. It was also interesting to see the projected growth in the mobile space with 5.5 billion users expected by 2020. There wasn’t much good news on the economic front as both Canada and the US had a bit of a slow month. Canada lost about 5,700 jobs and the unemployment rate jumped a little to 7.2%. Various US indicators were down but everything is relative and general consensus is that things overall are still positive for the US economy.
Eagle is a Proud 2015 Platinum Club Winner
Professional Staffing Company Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 17th Consecutive Year Ottawa, ON, March 9, 2016 – Eagle Professional Resources (Eagle), one of Canada’s leading professional staffing agencies, is proud to announce it is a 2015 Platinum Club winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, … Continue reading Eagle is a Proud 2015 Platinum Club Winner
News from the Nest: Finance & Accounting (Feb. 2016)
February’s edition features finance news from the tech industry, top blog posts, and interesting articles, including “How to Put Your Best Face Forward on LinkedIn.”
News from the Nest – IT Edition (February 2016)
February’s issue features our IT industry news, top blog posts, and more interesting articles, including “What 25 Popular Websites Used to Look Like.”