Information Technology Training and Unmet Cybersecurity Demands

October 12, 2017IT Placements

At various points in the past, the Canvas InfoTech blog has sought to emphasize the prevalence of opportunities in the area of cybersecurity. We have also pointed out, as recently as our last post, that a solid background in information technology training can set you up with opportunities to build a career upon helping other … Read More

Jobs in Canada; Online IT Training Courses in the USA

April 11, 2016IT Placements

A recent article at illustrates an interesting problem facing the information technology sector in the Canadian metropolis of Toronto. But it is the sort of problem that is also a noteworthy opportunity for job-seekers. And this is not only true of graduates from Toronto-area computer science programs, but also of recipients of online IT … Read More

Data Security Concerns and Contract-Based Opportunities

October 19, 2015IT Placements

Education Week recently published an article detailing the challenges facing K-12 schools in the United States when it comes to the privacy of student data. Such reports raise interesting questions about emerging opportunities for information technology job placements that put professionals in contact with the education sector, whether on a permanent or temporary basis, as … Read More

IT Training and Certification Available to a Wider Segment of Society

October 5, 2015IT Placements

In a previous post at this blog, we discussed the emergence of information technology training programs specifically geared toward the poor and disenfranchised. We also suggested that the first instances of these programs represented a growing trend that would provide substantial opportunities for training and development specialists and for supplemental, online IT training consultancies in … Read More

General Lessons from Specific Articles on Information Technology Training

October 1, 2015Certified Scrum Master, IT Placements, ITIL Training, Project Management

The higher education technology website eCampus News recently ran an article detailing Information Technology Infrastructure Library with an emphasis on how it has been utilized by Ohio State University to, in the author’s terms, bring order out of chaos for its IT departments. These observations are easily generalizable to most any firm that has initially … Read More

IT Job Placements: Now for Philosophers and Historians!

September 2, 2015IT Placements

Joshua B. Gross recently wrote an excellent and thought-provoking article for the Chronicle of Higher Education. In it he refers to information technology job placements as the “accidental career for Ph.Ds.” He makes a compelling argument, grounded in personal experience, and we recommend that everyone read it, especially if you are worried about a perceived … Read More