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How Does the Referral Program work?

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  "Wait, are you serious?" is what we often hear when we talk about our referral program. I've been told it sounds too good to be true, but I promise you won't get Rickrolled if you click through. It's super simple - we pay you for helping a friend get a great new job! Here's how... 1. Stay on top of our open jobs. –  Check our job board at gdr.jobs –  Follow us on Link... continue reading >

Toronto tech is thriving and so should your career. Here’s how we can help.

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Our team at gdR believes at our core that Canada has the ability to become an even more prominent global leader in technology. We believe that talented people, most of all, will enable Canada’s tech ecosystem to thrive. That’s why we work to help tech talent grow meaningful, fulfilling careers here at home and why we work to foster leadership in the Toronto tech community. If you’re looking... continue reading >

Four ways UX Designers can make their mark on an established product

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This post was made possible by having insightful conversations with a few great Toronto designers: Ricardo Vazquez, UI/UX Designer at Mozilla (@iamrvazquez), Alex M. Chong, Product Designer at Pivotal Labs (@alexmchong) and Huda Idrees, who has experience as a Product Designer at both Wave and Wattpad (@hidrees). Every UX Designer I’ve ever met with has one thing in common: they all want to lea... continue reading >

Developer working for a startup that was just acquired? Don’t let these six career-shaping opportunities pass you by

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Working for a startup that gets acquired can bring with it a mixed bag of emotions for many developers. While it can be a moment of validation for what you’ve been crafting for years, it can be scary and overwhelming as your small, autonomous startup transitions into a larger company. But while a common attitude toward startup acquisition and integration is cynicism,  you may actually be glossi... continue reading >