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Citrix Podio Now Available for BlackBerry 10

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Citrix Podio is a productivity app that helps manage collaborative projects. Users make custom work collaboration apps by dragging, dropping and configuring modules. Once complete, the custom apps can be run on BlackBerry 10, Android and iOS.
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Ottawa Tech Recruitment Event Seeking to Fill 1,300 Tech Roles in Waterloo Region

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RIM is a killer company to work for as the company is in transition to a new OS and generally, a new consumer-focused smartphone/tablet company. Also, with the QNX acquisition, who knows what cool fields the company might be making headway in. On March 27th, RIM, as well as companies Desire2Learn, Procom and Skybound Research, will be hosting a Tech Recruitment Event along with Communitech, to fill some 1,300 tech roles in the Waterloo Region.
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BlackBerry Job App Available for Both Android and BlackBerry Platforms

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There seems to be a convergence happening between the BlackBerry and Android platforms. We’ve seen Android apps on the BlackBerry tablet and we’re pretty sure the same app launcher is coming to smartphones. Even the BlackBerry job tracking app is available for both platforms. More after the break.
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Canada’s Top Employers: A Few Reasons to Want a RIM Job

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Want a RIM job?
The joke never gets old.

Now in its 12th year, the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering the best workplace environment for their employees. Today, the project sent out a news release announcing the 2011 winners and RIM was chosen as one of those leading employers.

Some of the reasons why RIM was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2011:

  • Gives new employees a free BlackBerry smartphone on their first day
  • Offers tuition subsidies to employees and is only a short walk to the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Helps employees plan for retirement with matching RSP contributions and lets all employees share in the company’s success through a year-end bonus program
  • Provides onsite massage services, flu shot clinics and discounted gym memberships to help employees stay healthy
  • Is an incredible Canadian success story that continues to expand and develop new markets worldwide, creating thousands of new jobs at home and around the world

Learn more about Research in Motion as an employer here.

CanadianJobForce Web Portal App for BlackBerry

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Our good friend @BambiBlue tipped us off that CanadianJobForce.com now has a BlackBerry app. The app looks to be a web portal, which is a shame because a native app is so much easier to use. In any case, if you’re looking for a job and you have a BlackBerry, this app will help you find some good prospects while on the go.

For more information, see the CanadianJobForce app in App World.

RIM to Announce 50 New Jobs in Fredericton, New Brunswick

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RIM has announced today it will be hiring 50 people in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The jobs will be announced this afternoon at the University of New Brunswick.

The news comes after RIM’s acquisition of the local company Chalk Media, which develops video training software for BlackBerry. With operations already in Halifax, RIM has a decent growth rate on the Eastern coast.

So if you’re a student at the University of New Brunswick, and you’re enrolled in the Computer Sciences program, be sure to apply!