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IT Relocation to Canada: 3 Main Steps to Focus On

Since last November, there has been a lot of chatter within the tech industry about moving operations to Canada. For software engineers, in particular, it can be a perfect match as their skills are in high demand in a vibrant environment that’s growing from strength to strength. The startup scene in Vancouver coupled with US tech giants like Facebook and Amazon already maintaining a presence, relocating IT operations to Canada can be rewarding.

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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.
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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?

The Average Time it Takes to Hire a Software Developer in Canada

If you’re a software developer in Canada looking for a job, you’re going to be thrilled because the tech sector in the country is booming with opportunities galore. This situation won’t change anytime soon as it’s a major economic driver that continues to grow (as the world gets ever so close towards a digital economy).

True Cost of Hiring IT Talent

As you may already know, salary isn't the only factor that affects the total cost of your IT resource. In IT industry, competition for skilled human resources is truly tough everywhere in the world, so if you're able to find a specialist for your in-house project team using your internal recruiters, feel free to consider yourself to be born with a silver spoon in the mouth.

Canada As a Nearshoring Destination for U.S. Tech: To Be Or Not To Be?

How would you answer the question: "Why don't American tech companies move 100% of their operations to Canada given their view on Trump's anti-immigration stance?" Thanks to the world's largest Q&A portal Quora, we can see what people of different backgrounds and lifestyles think about Canada as a nearshoring destination for US tech. International Tax and Immigration Lawyer David S.

Some Tips For Interviewing a Front-End Developer

Job interviews are usually not the easiest or the most comfortable experiences and the same is true when it comes to interviewing front-end developers. Candidates are typically expected to show what they can do within 45 minutes or so which is difficult to do and is equally just as hard for the interviewer who needs to assess if the person is a good fit for company/project.

Key Things to Consider When Screening a Technical Candidate

The recruitment process can be tricky and there is always the risk of hiring the wrong person. This is what makes screening an important component of the hiring process as you can easily end up wasting your time and money.