Category Archives: Career

How To Deal With Technology Outsourcing

You may have already heard or read about the controversy surrounding RBC’s decision to outsource technology jobs to an Indian firm. I must admit that when I read the article I thought to myself, why are they only speaking of these 45 jobs?  As a technologist I have seen may “organizational redevelopments” as they are

On Job Security And Preparing For The Worst

The funny thing about job security is that everyone thinks they have it until they don’t.  Most of us can’t imagine a scenario where we’ll get laid off until something unexpected sneaks up on us. In 1993-94, Alberta Premier Ralph Klein set out to eliminate a provincial debt of $23 billion.  I was only 14