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Help HoHoTO 2013 support the Daily Bread Food Bank

Help HoHoTO 2013 support the Daily Bread Food Bank

By on Dec 17, 2013 in Community Outreach, Toronto

Are you involved with Toronto’s tech community and interested in supporting the Daily Bread Food Bank? Party with Stafflink at HoHoTO 2013 tomorrow night! We’d love to see you there! HoHoTO really needs your help to fill the venue and hit their stretch goals for supporting Daily Bread. What is HoHoTO 2013? HoHoTO 2013 is Toronto’s biggest holiday...

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Hacking your way into an IT security career

Hacking your way into an IT security career

By on May 6, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends, Toronto, Web design, Web Development

The word ‘hacker’ used to mean an online criminal. Nowadays, it’s practically a job title. We’ve all heard this one before: 18-year old hacker gets busted for virtual break-and-enter. A few years later, he’s travelling the world and making big bucks as an expert on network security. Not too long ago, companies were pretty discreet about...

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Startups: a look at rewards instead of risks

Startups: a look at rewards instead of risks

By on Mar 29, 2013 in Community Outreach, Job Search Tips, Recruiting Tips, Technology Trends, Toronto

Pitching your business idea with zero assets of your own sounds like an all-or-nothing risk, but there are many forks along the IT startup road that can lead you to the perfect career. Getting noticed It’s a scene you’ll see all over Toronto these days: a mingling of young entrepreneurs with big ideas and  venture capitalists looking for  just the right...

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The best software developers are able to say ‘I don’t know’

The best software developers are able to say ‘I don’t know’

By on Mar 26, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Recruiting Tips, Toronto

There are a few people out there who can give you an honest, evidence-based answer to the question, “what is the meaning of life?” But don’t get your hopes up. The people who study the fabric of the universe, whether at the largest scales (cosmology) or the smallest (quantum mechanics) aren’t likely to give you the one you’re looking for. Question...

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Cashing in: Top IT salaries in Canada

Cashing in: Top IT salaries in Canada

By on Mar 18, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Mobile Trends, Technology Trends, Toronto, Web design, Web Development

It’s that time again. If you’re an IT pro looking for a job in Canada, read on for the latest figures on what some of the top IT salaries are. Mobile is where it’s at In general, the hot stuff, emerging technology, is what’s paying big these days. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that mobile development has taken off...

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