Advice for Talent

Job Seeker AdviceToronto Startups
May 9, 2018

Best Workplaces in Canada: Should You Care?

Great Place to Work Canada recently released their 2018 list of – you guessed it – the best places to work in Canada. As an employer, it’s nice to add…

Job Seeker AdviceToronto Startups
October 16, 2017

Turn Your Passion Into a Full-Time Gig

If you’re like most people, you’re risk-averse. Humans are inherently that way – we attempt to minimize uncertainties. It’s risk-aversion that will cause people to sell a stock while it’s…

Job Seeker Advice
March 6, 2017

Don’t Let Your Hunger Drive Bad Decisions

Most people know that you aren’t supposed to go food-shopping when you’re hungry. If your stomach is growling, you’re prone to making bad decisions. By the time you reach the…

CultureJob Seeker Advice
March 1, 2017

Earn a Living with Purpose

Donald Trump might be the the best thing that could happen to our planet. Seriously. His incendiary tweets, campaigns and policies have served to inspire people to rise up, take…

Job Seeker Advice
November 9, 2016

A PSA to Canadians in Technology – Part 2

Bigger Isn’t Always Better Last week, I used the analogy of David and Goliath to compare Shopify, a Canadian company helping small eCommerce retailers make their mark, with Amazon, the…

Job Seeker Advice
October 28, 2016

A PSA to Canadians in Technology – Part 1

We All Play for Canada I hope my title didn’t get that irritating Canadian Olympic jingle to play in your head. I didn’t want to do it – but the…

Job Seeker Advice
November 19, 2015

Are you doing time between 9 and 5?

Is it safe to assume that most of us work to earn a living? I think so. The majority of us sacrifice 8 hours a day in exchange for a…

Job Seeker Advice
November 18, 2015

Puzzling Phenomena: Developers Who Dream of Jobs at Facebook

If you ask aspiring software developers about their dream job, there’s a good chance they will name one of the tech darlings, brands like Google, Facebook and Apple. The general…