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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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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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The Internet has No Borders.

Borders. What are they really? Historically, they’ve been a way to divide and separate humanity based on military strength and economic power. A way of keeping our cultural heritage and most importantly, knowing which government we owe taxes to. But now, thanks to the wonders of the internet, this idea seems more and more outdated. …

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GOVERNMENT UNVEILS GLOBAL SKILLS STRATEGY WITH FAST-TRACK VISA PROCESS

During the Canadian government’s fall economic update, it was revealed that the government is proposing a fast-track visa and work permit as part of a newly unveiled Global Skills Strategy. The strategy is meant to help Canadian businesses attract global talent. The Strategy is setting a standard of 10 days to two weeks for processing …

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British Columbia Tech Salaries Rising to Meet Demand for Talent

HR Tech Group’s annual BC Tech Salary Survey finds double-digit salary increases for some positions, high paying jobs in VFX/animation Salaries for technology professionals in British Columbia have risen once again, indicated by results from HR Tech Group’s annual BC Tech Salary Survey, released last week.Overall, salaries for intermediate technology professionals in British Columbia went …

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Who do you want to see at The VanHackathon?

With 1 month to go until The VanHackathon, it’s get things going! We have many partner companies that we’re talking to, but some are still on the fence. To help give them an extra nudge, we thought it’d be fun to Tweet the companies you want to see participate. All you have to do is …

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How Thinkific hired 2 Senior Ruby on Rails Developers in 2 months

Thinkific is a fast growing online education startup from Vancouver, BC. They’re currently at 25 people and hiring about 1 person a week. They’ve been named Vancouver’s next Billion Dollar startup by Yahoo Finance and were select for the HyperGrowth program at the BC Technology Association. According to their CEO Greg Smith, finding VanHack has changed …

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What’s a Senior Web Developer?

This is a guest post by Vin, a VanHacker and “Senior” Developer at Scalable Path. Here’s the original on his amazing blog.  Well, besides being a fancy name “Senior”, there’s more than years of development experience. Yes, I know, seniority comes with aging, and responsibilities. But there’s somethings we can’t forget when thinking about “Senior”. “Years …

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Top 7 Tech Skills in Demand in Canada

One question we always get in VanHack is “What are the chances of getting a job with my skills?” While this is an impossible question to answer, I can say that your chances are much higher than average if you have experience with the following skills: DevOps – This has been a quickly growing area …

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