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[The Millennial Voice] Top 10 Reasons Why Vancouver Is a Great Place to Live and Work

By Cary Chernega From the outstanding natural beauty to the prospering economy, Vancouver is considered to be one of the top cities in the world. Endless opportunities are granted for job seekers, while providing a culturally rich, clean, and nature brimming place to call home. 1.

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Seven Programming Languages Best Suited For eCommerce Solution Development

eCommerce has evolved significantly over the past decade and is expected to surpass a $2 trillion annual haul by the end of 2017, according to IBM. There are a lot of Content Management Systems (CMS), hosted solutions, and plugins freely available for you to set up your online retail presence.

10 Canadian Tech Startups to Watch in 2018

The Canadian tech ecosystem is booming with startups regularly attracting some serious investment. Many of these young companies are also showing that they can overcome early challenges and grow both revenue and personnel.
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How to Interview a MEAN Stack Developer

So you’re looking to hire a MEAN stack developer for your bootstrap startup or established company and you’re going to conduct the interviews yourself. What questions should you ask to identify the candidate that will be a good fit for your team and project?

Canada As a Nearshore Outsourcing Hub for US Tech Companies

Going north of the border to outsource IT functions may not have been the obvious choice for US companies, but that’s changing rapidly. This phenomenon is supported by the political climate in the US and an exchange rate that favors American companies.

How Canada Will Fill Almost 190,000 ICT Positions by 2019

There is a massive supply and demand imbalance in Canada’s tech ecosystem. It can be attributed to mismatched skills and an aging workforce that has created an urgent need for information communication and technology (ICT) talent.

Vancouver Startups Ecosystem 2017

A recent report by Startup Genome has rated Vancouver as Canada’s number one startup ecosystem. Further, the city on the west coast is also ranked 15th in the world which is a direct recognition of the city’s thriving startup scene that produced the likes of Hootsuite, SLACK, and Plenty Of Fish.

How to Write an Effective Tech Resume in Canada

If you look at the most in-demand skills in Canada, cloud and distribution computing along with statistical analysis and data mining reign supreme. But various other tech skills are also in high demand across the country including MEAN stack, LAMP stack, JavaScript, Python etc. But to get your foot in through the door, you first need resume that will blow your potential employer's socks off.