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10 Signs of Strong Leadership in Tech

10 Signs of Strong Leadership in Tech

Workforce Development

With increasing cybersecurity & IT needs, capable IT professionals in management roles are more in demand than ever before. Quality IT leadership is a necessity for employee engagement and overall workplace development and requires a unique skillset. These leaders are particularly important during a transition period, as employees value being guided and heard. Quality leaders “serve as the connectors of the parts of the system” - they communicate the need for each part to work with all the others. When the parts are brought together systematically, they are supported by data and repeatable over time.” Powerful IT leaders are connectors, team players, strategists, guides and so much more! 

Author: Mikayla Reid
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The Importance of IT & Cybersecurity for the Canadian Government

The Importance of IT & Cybersecurity for the Canadian Government

Cybersecurity

In Canada, cyberattacks are a frequent and prevalent occurrence. One attack can affect millions and often results in breached and failing computer systems, manipulated intellectual data, and stolen customer identities and personal information. Innovative and vetted cybersecurity for organizations is essential in our increasingly tech-based world.

Author: Mikayla Reid
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6 Ways to Reduce Virtual CO2 Emissions in 2022

6 Ways to Reduce Virtual CO2 Emissions in 2022

Sustainable Technology

The global pandemic has reduced global CO2 emissions from transportation due to travel restrictions and the shift to remote work, however, experts are hesitant to say that these factors made a large enough difference to be beneficial to the environment. Progress was quickly offset by increasing activity in the virtual sphere. Here are 6 practical steps you can take to reduce the amount of CO2 emissions you're contributing from your favourite virtual devices & platforms.

Author: Mikayla Reid
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Closing the Gap in Leadership Training: It’s Not Just For the C-Suite

Closing the Gap in Leadership Training: It’s Not Just For the C-Suite

Workforce Development

Today’s volatile, complex, and uncertain economic environment has flattened traditional corporate hierarchies. Businesses are placing increasing value on employees who can take the initiative to make pivotal decisions that align with corporate strategy. More than ever, companies are expanding traditional C-Suite leadership training to ensure more employees have the leadership, technical and interpersonal skills to help them succeed.

Author: Mikayla Reid
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The Importance of Upskilling in the Workforce

The Importance of Upskilling in the Workforce

Workforce Development

As innovation becomes increasingly important to a successful businesses’ long-term strategy, workforce skill gaps must be closed with advancing technology education and automation system training. This is particularly important for older generations as they did not have the benefit of growing up alongside digital technology but are essential in the workforce due to their significant life and job experiences.

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