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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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How to set up a Canadian Developer Office

Recently, VanHack has begun helping US based companies set up a Canadian Developer office in order to take advantage of new Global Skills Visa that allows companies to relocate tech talent to Canada in 2 months. This guide will explain the necessary steps to do this for your team Did you know that Amazon, Google, Square, Microsoft & Zenefits (and …

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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 But now, thanks to the wonders of the internet, this idea seems more and more outdated.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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