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Canada’s Brain Gain?

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When Donald Trump was first elected as the 45th President of the United States, we wrote about how we wanted to make work great again for Canadians working in the US. But our argument for why was only rooted in the fact that a majority of the public were not happy about the decision. So much so that they actually crashed the Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website. Now it looks like there m... continue reading >

Canadian Tech at Scale

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June 15, 2017 marked the second annual Canadian Tech at Scale conference, which brought together 120 of Canada's top engineering leaders to learn from each other's successes and failures as our companies have scaled. The impressive line-up of (all Canadian, eh) speakers included Tony Savor (Engineering Director, Facebook), Inmar Givoni (Director of AI, kindred), Johnathan Nightingale (Founder, Raw... continue reading >

Career Roadmap Series | Rajah Lehal – Founder and CEO, Clausehound.com

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Everyone has a story to tell. Toronto hosts a vibrant tech ecosystem that continues to grow and make waves around the world. But the community is made up of individuals, each with their own experiences of triumph, struggle, detours and grit. We’re launching this new Career Roadmap series to share just some of these many stories with you. Each post will put a spotlight on someone in the indust... continue reading >

The Benefits of Coaching: TheLuckyFew Podcast featuring Tara Rhodes

So I might be slightly biased, but a super talented coach I know, Tara Rhodes (full disclosure, she's a colleague at gdR), met up with Aaron Parker, the host of TheLuckyFew podcast, this week to talk about leadership coaching and development at gdR. As she describes it “there are all these companies that are growing and don’t know how, so when we talk about leadership development and coach... continue reading >