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Let’s Make Work Great Again!

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Dear Canadians working in the U.S., Did you hear the news? Donald Trump won the U.S. election and a lot of Americans are not happy about this. So much so that they crashed the Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website last night. The good news for you - you don’t need to worry about immigration laws. If you share the same thoughts as 59+ million Americans, including some of S... 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 >

What is it really like to work at that hot startup? Three must-ask questions

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There are a ton of tech community events that give you access to the work spaces and teams of startups, like Startup Open House or one of the many Meetups hosted in startup offices. Maybe you’ve imagined what its like to work there and the HR manager’s pitch about their cool brick and beam office with video games, catered meals and a friendly office dog is compelling. But can you really lea... continue reading >

Dan Makoski: Why I’ll make more impact in banking than at Google

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Last week at the Design Exchange, Dan Makoski spoke on “deeply human design” and how it “can transform technology and business in profound new directions.” What everyone in the audience actually wanted to know was why he left Google to join a financial services company, Capital One, as its VP of Design. Not the typical move for an irreverent, out-of-the-box creative mind. But the banking... continue reading >