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Canadian Engineering Office Setup Guide

Did you know that Amazon, Google, Square, Microsoft, Grammarly, Coursera, and Brex have Canadian Engineering offices? It’s true, many fast growing tech companies are setting up a remote Engineer office Canada. Why, you may ask? Well, mostly to expand their talent pool, hire faster and retain talent for longer all while expanding runway by leveraging …

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VanHack’s Guide to Working From a Home Office in 2020

This snapshot from Google Trends tells you all that you need to know – the whole world is rapidly trying to figure out how to Work from Home! VanHack has been a remote-only organization for the past five years, so we’ve already figured a lot of this out. We have 50+ employees across 10+ countries, …

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Success Story – How Luis got a job in Canada through VanHack Premium

Today’s post is about Luis Câmara’s journey to achieve his dream job in Canada. He wrote the story below. Check out how it happened. —- I joined VanHack to search for jobs in Canada last year. Since then I saw value in being a Premium member especially because I needed to update my resume and …

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Hire a team of senior developers in one weekend. Come to Colombia with VanHack

Don’t you wish you could take searching for a candidate from O(n^2) and convert that to O(log n)? (Yeah, I’d like to see O(n) as well, but that’s a bit much to ask for…)  We’ve all been there. Hiring the right person is sometimes as much an art as it is a science, and trying …

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How Alex moved from Vietnam to Canada with VanHack

In the spirit of “show, don’t tell”, here’s a video testimonial. And if you prefer to get your information via the written word, we have the transcript right below the video.   Hi, I’m Alex. I’m from Vietnam. I’m a front-end developer with four years of experience and I have been working with React/Redux and …

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Success Story – How Flávio Gomes got hired in Canada through VanHack Premium

A few weeks ago, we published a blog about VanHacker Evandro Rodrigues, and how he got hired in Canada through VanHack Premium.  Just like that post, today’s post is written by Flávio Gomes – another VanHacker who attributes his success with getting a job to VanHack Premium. The text below has been very lightly edited – …

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Help your friends get a job – and get a referral bonus!

VanHack is all about community. We believe that success is a result of joint efforts, and lending each other a helping hand. If you’re reading this, you’re already part of the VanHack family and you know that we really do mean what we say about helping each other out. You probably have many friends that …

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Success Story – How Evandro Humberto Rodrigues got a job in Vancouver through VanHack Premium

We often publish success stories on our blog. You’ve probably assumed that we get these by the usual method of interviewing our successful candidates and posting their stories on our blog. However, that’s not necessarily true. VanHack’s biggest asset is our community – we have more than 100,000 members, and a lot of them hang …

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5 common misunderstandings about hiring tech talent from abroad

5 common misunderstandings about hiring tech talent from abroad

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a tech startup with two co-founders and a pug, or an enterprise with 10,000 cubicles. If you’re looking to grow, I bet hiring is your biggest challenge. And if your chosen solution is hiring tech talent from abroad, it can seem confusing. Why is this challenge affecting so many Canadian …

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Kudos hired senior developers through VanHack

How Kudos hired senior developers with VanHack

Kudos hired two senior developers for their Canadian tech company. How did VanHack help? VanHack CEO Ilya Brotzky had a chat with Ahmed, Director of Technology from Kudos in Calgary, Alberta, about how it happened. Check out the full conversation in the video, or read the highlights below! Ilya. Thanks so much for taking some time to join …

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Unnamed LMIA. Hire tech talent faster from abroad

How Canadian companies use the Unnamed LMIA to make international hiring faster

For many Canadian companies, hiring international tech talent might seem slow. But it doesn’t have to be! Speed up the process with an Unnamed LMIA. Get started on that paperwork even before you’ve identified a Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW). Get a head start and hire faster! How does the Unnamed LMIA work? What your company needs …

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