Posts Tagged: Career Advice

2017: Year in Review

2017 was the year of THE stat. If you worked in tech in 2017 than you know the one I’m talking about -- Toronto added more technology jobs than New York and San Francisco combined from 2015 to 2016. We knew it was our time. The challenge was we didn’t have enough homegrown talent to fill the roles. We needed to put our humble Canadian toques aside and scream all the reasons why we were ... continue reading >

Leadership Conversations: How to Award a Promotion

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Late last year we announced that we were making a move into the leadership coaching space because there was so much unrealized potential without the proper guidance to be a successful leader.  From startup developers that have been thrown into a lead role with no experience managing people, or a young entrepreneur who has never been through scaling a company - we’ve seen it all. Well we encoura... continue reading >

Tech Dreams Series | Preparing for Day One + Beyond

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Starting a new job is super exciting, but it can also be very nerve-racking. It’s very common to spend the weeks leading up to your first day with thoughts of doubt. Take me, for example: I spent nearly three weeks freaking out before starting at gdR. And because I overanalyze EVERYTHING, my first instinct was to Google “tips for starting a new job”. What I found was 88M+ results bas... continue reading >

Tech Dreams Series | Interview Prep Tips

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Every tech company has a different approach to interviewing. Some may employ a more traditional approach with questions focused on your experience and others may be as “out there” as the ol’ draw an owl approach. Regardless of their differences, there are always commonalities across the board. Below are a few of our favourite tips that will help you feel confident and prepared for any tech i... continue reading >