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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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Sakshi

Success Case: Sakshi’s Journey from India to Canada

Sakshi and her husband moved to Canada last month. Her amazing story tells us the importance of never giving up – and always dreaming big. She applied for more than 500 jobs before finding success! Here’s her story, in her own inspiring words. Congratulations Sakshi! My Success Mantra The secret is the law of attraction! …

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AON3D

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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Bruno

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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Vinicius

Success Case: How Vinicius got hired as a .NET developer in Montreal

I applied for a couple of jobs before the help of VanHack and I didn’t get the jobs. And then with VanHack on my first interview I went through and I’m here now. VanHack did help us on getting hired abroad. Now my wife is really happy here. We’re happy in Canada and it’s a …

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State Machines

Tackling UI complexity with State Machines

This is the first in a series of technical blog posts contributed by VanHackers. Today’s post is by Carlos G. Carlos is a Senior Software Engineer with 10 years of professional experience developing web applications for local and international companies. He’s worked with React, JavaScript, Electron, NodeJS, and Golang among other technologies for developing web …

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Camilo Barreto

Camilo Barreto Relocating to Canada during COVID-19!

VanHacker Camilo Barreto recently moved to Vancouver from Colombia after getting a job through VanHack. Moving to a new country takes some effort at the best of times. Camilo and his family were undeterred though, as they knew this was the culmination of something they had been working towards for a long time. The flights …

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VanHack Profile

How to create an amazing VanHack Profile

Have you started to create your VanHack profile and stopped mid-way through? Or perhaps you have created your profile, but you’re not happy with how it looks. We’ve heard your feedback and have created the Ultimate Guide to Crafting a Successful VanHack Profile! Download it by clicking the image below. If you have any questions, …

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Ramiro

Success Story: How Ramiro got a job in Montreal

Ramiro Rincon moved from Colombia to Montreal and has a great story to share. Finding a job abroad requires dedication and hard work, and Ramiro’s story exemplifies this. Over to you, Ramiro. Ramiro’s Story I’ve been always willing to live in other places since I was little, but I also knew that in order to …

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Virtual Hiring Fair

What is the VanHack Virtual Hiring Fair?

The Virtual Hiring Fair is an amazing opportunity for 200 Software Developers, Data Engineers, QA’s, DevOps etc. to virtually meet top tech-based companies (startups and enterprise) and conduct virtual interviews.  Why should I attend the Virtual Hiring Fair? You are looking for a job with a Canadian or European company. Remote first! Relocate After! Due …

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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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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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The importance of completing your VanHack profile

Calling all VanHackers!   Today is the day we talk about completing your VanHack Profile. Yes, I know that this sounds dull and boring and like….”work”.  I also know that we all lead busy lives and are constantly rushing from pillar to post. But here’s the thing: filling out your profile on VanHack is actually one …

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The VanHack relocation guide for international tech talent

The VanHack relocation guide for international tech talent

We collected all of the most common questions about relocating to Canada, along with our answers.  Why? Well, Canada’s tech sector is growing fast! International tech talent is helping it grow. Maybe you’re a senior developer looking for work in Toronto. A computer engineer with a new job in Vancouver. Or a DevOps analyst who’s …

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