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Remote Work – Ten Questions Companies Should Answer Before hiring their First Remote Employee

The events of the last month have led to you deciding to start hiring remote. That’s great news (and we can help with that – check out our Virtual Hiring Fair), but I’m sure you have a lot of questions as you start to think through the process of getting your new employee up and …

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Building Culture on a Remote Team

Update: We’re hosting a live webinar on Remote Onboarding. VanHack CEO Ilya Brotzky will share best practices and answer your questions on April 14, 2 PM Eastern Time. Click here to register! Building the right kind of company culture is something every company has to think about. And if you’re running a remote-only organization, it’s …

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COVID 19 – FAQs on Canadian Immigration

On March 26th, 2020, VanHack Senior Immigration Consultants Karan Dhani and Melissa Arrambide hosted a live webinar where they provided an update on the situation, and answered many of your questions. The replay of the webinar is posted at the bottom of this post, but please note that some of that information may be out …

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VanHack’s Guide to Remote Hiring in 2020

Remote + Relocation: The Present of Work Since 2015, our mission at VanHack has been to create a borderless world for tech talent.  Well, that clearly isn’t possible these days with so many countries closing their borders due to COVID-19.  We’ve spent the last few weeks listening to the market in order to understand the …

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Canada wants 1 million new immigrants by 2022

In his first major policy speech, Canada’s new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino set out the current government’s priorities on immigration. He began by saying that Canada’s future is dependent on immigration. The demographic reasons for this are many, including the country’s aging population and low replacement birth rate. A direct consequence …

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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 Pablo got hired as a senior DevOps engineer in Canada

How Pablo got hired as a senior DevOps engineer in Canada

We’re proud to be a bridge connecting Canadian companies with some of the most talented tech professionals from around the world. And here we present one of our most recent successful candidates, Pablo from Colombia. Today he’s working with a great Canadian company. Hired as a Senior DevOps Engineer, he’s providing a skill set that’s very …

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How to create a Labour Market Benefit Plan (LMBP) for the Global Talent Stream

How to create a Labour Market Benefit Plan (LMBP) for the Global Talent Stream

Want your Global Talent Stream application to move faster through the system? You’ll need to present an organized and well-written Labour Market Benefit Plan (LMBP). That’s why we built this handy LMBP builder, so you can quickly create a plan that the government will love, in just 5 minutes! Use our fast-and-easy Labour Market Benefit …

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How Canadian companies build diverse teams. Lessons learned

How Canadian companies build diverse teams. Lessons learned

I just got back from VanHack’s Toronto gathering on how companies build diverse teams (Thanks to Techstars Toronto and Founder’s Institute Toronto for supporting the event! Full disclosure: I wasn’t just an attendee. I was the lead organizer for it.) I did it to learn how companies are embracing diversity and inclusion here in Toronto, the …

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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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Global Talent Stream success stories. How we help companies grow

Global Talent Stream success stories. How we help companies grow

We’ve got lots of Global Talent Stream success stories. Why? Well, it just makes hiring tech talent abroad faster, easier and cheaper than a local talent search.  Well, that goes double when you use VanHack to help your company. You can get your tech pros from Brazil, India, Nigeria, and about 100 other countries. Yeah, that’s …

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Used the Global Talent Stream to hire tech experts?

Used the Global Talent Stream to hire tech experts? Now, help them succeed

Congratulations! You used the Global Talent Stream to hire tech experts for your growing company. You did the smart thing and expanded your search beyond Canada. Now and in future, you can access a whole world of talent. (And if you used VanHack, that means you had access to 200,000+ candidates. That’s one big talent …

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Helping women in tech close the gender gap

VanHack Leap. Helping women in tech close the gender gap

VanHack is here to help companies connect with skilled, international tech talent. But early on, we realized that a large pool of tech talent wasn’t getting the attention it deserved: female tech professionals! We knew we had to move fast to make a change. So, we did, through VanHack Leap. We first noticed this gender …

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