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10 Tips to Get A Job At Companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon

Since many big tech firms are moving recently to Canada to cities like Toronto, Montreal Calgary and Vancouver, you will need the following 10 tips to get a job at one of these big tech firms. 1. Prepare To Wait Millions of candidates apply to big tech firms every year. On average it takes about … Continue reading 10 Tips to Get A Job At Companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon

UPDATED: IT Teacher in Quebec? You Might Need To Choose Between Your Religion or Your Job

UPDATE: The bill has now passed and is officially a law in the province of Quebec. Quebec’s bill 21 is the only jurisdiction in North America with a religion-based dress code, meaning you can fired for religious attire you wear to work. Quebec has also included a clause where so called “securalism police” will check … Continue reading UPDATED: IT Teacher in Quebec? You Might Need To Choose Between Your Religion or Your Job

The Mexican Fisherman Story, or How to Find Success in Your Life

After reading the “4 hour work week” book by Timothy Ferriss about a dozen years ago, this one story really resonated with us at PlanetWeb. It reflects the new mantra to be more with less, especially with business gurus like Gary Vaynerchuk who preaches his no nonsense “Love your family, work super hard, live your … Continue reading The Mexican Fisherman Story, or How to Find Success in Your Life

See What Facebook Knows About You

Whether you love it or hate it, Facebook is here to stay. With recent controversy of Facebook selling user data – it is mind boggling how much Internet knows about us and that info is not going away anywhere soon either. But it is probably a good idea to review what companies like Facebook know … Continue reading See What Facebook Knows About You

Where You Book Your Vacation From Matters

On a recent vacation search, one of our employees have decided to go down to Riviera Maya for a much needed rest. After searching through multiple reviews on Tripadvisor, he has came upon a wonderful resort of Grand Palladium in Riviera Maya. Problem started when he started booking it, he got a price different from … Continue reading Where You Book Your Vacation From Matters

Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Quebec prides itself on consumer protection so much so that the overzealous rules that they have in place make many companies decide to opt out of doing business in Quebec. This is on top of French language regulations where if products are not translated into French you are not allowed to ship into Quebec (even … Continue reading Not Available in Quebec or Quebec vs The World

Females in Tech in Canada, Time To Move Past Stereotypes

In the past few months, the conversation on women’s rights and gender parity has gained increasing importance. We are no longer paying lip-service to gender disparity, and women have become more and more vocal on the many ways that inequality affects their lives. Canadian government is trying to help with their recently launched CanCode program … Continue reading Females in Tech in Canada, Time To Move Past Stereotypes