Advice for Employers & Entrepreneurs

PsychologyTeam BuildingToronto Startups
December 10, 2018

Is Taller Truly Better?

Last week, Donald Trump chose to replace Janet Yellen as the head of the Federal Reserve. Do you know why? Trump thinks she’s too short. For the record, Yellen is…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
October 17, 2018

Never Hire a Recruiter from Google

The growing demand for talent has led to tremendous career opportunities for recruiters and headhunters. But, like the rising tide that lifts all boats, the growing demand has opened the…

Team BuildingToronto Startups
June 4, 2018

Would a foreign buyers tax help our tech sector? How about a tariff on our talent?

Amazon has 3,178 employees in Canada. That’s 22% more than Shopify, Canada’s pride and joy, employs at home. Of these Canadian employees, Amazon employs over 2.5 times as many Software…

Advice for Talent

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…

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