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Global economy, growing Canadian tech sector focal points at 2019 CanaData

By ANGELA GISMONDI Attendees at this year’s CanaData construction forecasts conference in Toronto were given a glimpse into what is happening in the Canadian and U.S. economies and how the tech sector is growing north of the border. Alex Carrick, chief economist, ConstructConnect, shared some yellow flags concerning the U.S. economy. “The U.S. economy has been surging ahead for 10 …

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Developer jobs: Google’s tool to help you ace interviews just got better

By LIAM TUNG Google Area 120’s Byteboard interview platform now caters to front-end, mobile, and web developers. Google’s Area 120 product incubator earlier this year launched the Byteboard developer interview platform to help hiring managers objectively and efficiently spot the best candidates through a project-based online interview. Byteboard, which launched publicly in July, initially supported interviews for back-end and full-stack …

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REPORT: Blockchain Among Highest-Paying Industries in Canada

By: JOERI CANT A recent report from the Canadian Digital Chamber of Commerce shows that salaries in the Canadian blockchain industry are among the highest in the country. Much needed legal clarity The Chamber of Digital Commerce Canada released its October report on the country’s blockchain ecosystem, showing insights into the health of the industry, current strengths and legal needs …

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Thoughts

Why You’re Losing Top Talent

Attracting and retaining talent is becoming more and more difficult as organizations grow and as tech continues to boom. We have spoken to hundreds of hiring managers and to thousands of candidates over the last six years and have determined some of the top reasons people leave their jobs. The costs associated with backfill are extensive. For a medium-size company, …

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