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We are STOKED to announce that the Vanhack Slack App just went live on Product Hunt! With VanHack’s Slack App you can Quickly and easily search our database of 177,000+ developers Get direct links to candidate profiles Schedule interviews in minutes Empower your whole team – allow anyone to search for the right candidate Here’s …

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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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Top 5 Javascript Developers of the week. Special VHF Edition

The VanHack Virtual Hiring Fair for Women is less than a month away! We’ve had hundreds of fantastic candidates apply for the event, and we’re going to highlight five developers a week. This week, we’re looking at five fantastic Javascript developers. Aline B Aline has worked as a front-end developer since 2010. She has more …

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Global Mobility: Helping VanHackers relocate since 2015

Getting a new job in a foriegn country is a fantastic feeling. It’s the culmination of a lot of hard work and brings with it the promise of a new life. We’ve helped over 1000 VanHackers get jobs abroad, and we’re still thrilled everytime someone gets hired through us.  However, we also know that moving …

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New Features: Interview Scheduling and Chat!

One of the most exciting moments at VanHack is when an interview is scheduled.  We all get a rush of energy knowing that we helped bring a VanHacker one step closer to their goal of getting hired while also helping our Hiring Partner fill a critical position on their team.  That’s why we’re thrilled to …

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Juliana’s Story: Changing Careers to become a Developer

This blog post is very special for VanHack. Our colleague Juliana recently switched careers within VanHack. She went from a customer success role to joining the VanHack tech team as a front-end developer. Juliana has no prior experience as a developer. She didn’t have a formal degree in software engineering or a related discipline. What …

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Hiring Your First Developers: A Guide for Startups

You may be an ultra-focused entrepreneur who has struck a winning startup idea, but you probably don’t have a broad enough skill set to cover all scenarios. In today’s increasingly tech-driven business world, having a robust developer team is critical. This is particularly true if you lack the programming capabilities or have sufficient time to …

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10+ Product Launch Checklist Items for Companies with Startup Cultures

I make a few assumptions with this article; that you are already sold on the idea of The Lean Startup; that you believe in building The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) as a way of bringing products (or major features) to the market, and maybe you have even read the book The Lean Startup by Eric …

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What’s the difference between a Site Reliability Engineer vs a DevOps Engineer?

DevOps and Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) are two developer software ideas that on paper may seem similar. Yet while both titles work much the same way, there are some key differences worth knowing about.   As DevOps and SRE aim to streamline and connect an operations team with development, choosing between the two is tricky. …

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VanHack’s Statement on the Executive Order issued by US President Donald J. Trump suspending the entry of certain categories of legal immigrants

VanHack was founded on two principles: “Code has no accent”, and “The Internet knows no borders”.  The belief that every person  – no matter where they are in the world – deserves the chance to lead the best possible life that they can is deeply embedded in VanHack’s culture.  Every day for the past five …

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How AON3D Hired a Senior NodeJS Developer from VanHack

Working with VanHack, I was pretty amazed that out of the gate we had people with 15 plus years of experience. I would say that a good 60-80% of our candidates were phenomenal! Nicholas Nadeau, Engineering Manager, AON3D Q. Hi! Tell us a little bit about yourself and AON3D I’m Nicholas Nadeau, I’m the engineering …

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Success Case: How Bruno got hired as a Head of Engineering in Germany

With VanHack, I completed my profile and in less than a week, I started doing interviews. I think I did around four, if I’m not mistaken with VanHack. Then right off, one of them was already the job offer. I think from starting to the end was around one month Q. Tell us a little …

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What is a Labour Market Benefits Plan (LMBP)? VanHack answers your questions!

What is a Labour Market Benefits Plan? When a company uses the Global Talent Stream to hire someone from outside of Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) wants to ensure that the Canadian labour market is not negatively affected. To do that, they ask that companies commit to activities that will have lasting, positive …

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What I learned while Implementing a Microservices Architecture for a Startup

This is the third in a series of technical blog posts contributed by VanHackers. Today’s post is by Olutunde M. Olutunde started his career as a Business/Technical Analyst for school software projects in 2009. He has now worked on 50+ projects; some used by as many as twenty-two banks in Nigeria. He has trained hundreds …

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Is jQuery Dying in 2020?

This is the second in a series of technical blog posts contributed by VanHackers. Today’s post is by Lucas C. Lucas is a Front-End developer with over 10 years of experience managing teams and programming complex applications. He has been consistently recognized for performance and being proactive. His strengths lie in leadership and logical programming. …

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