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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 >

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 >

Tech Dreams Series | Resume Advice

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Tech Dreams is a series where we explore how you can stand out to startups, large tech companies and innovation labs during the hiring and onboarding process; from start to finish - resume and beyond. A resume is a funny thing if you think about it. It’s essentially a single document that’s meant to capture your professional worth as a person. While it serves an important function in princi... continue reading >