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Waterloo’s got (millennial tech) talent

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 13, 2022

It’s no secret that demand for tech talent is astronomically high these days. The location of quality and cost-effective tech talent is a prime consideration for tech companies looking to locate, relocate or expand in North America.

If you’re searching high and low for quality talent to fill your company’s ranks, look no further than Waterloo. According to CBRE, Waterloo’s millennial and new...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

Waterloo featured in Site Selection Magazine rankings

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 6, 2022

It’s that time of year again. Site Selection Magazine recently released their list of Canada’s Best Locations, and for the fourth year in a row, Waterloo is on it.

So, why did Waterloo make the cut once again?

The key isn’t just talent, it’s consistency – something Site Selection recognizes by highlighting CBRE’s scoring tech talent rankings this year, in which Waterloo was named the #1 small...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

Waterloo: Ready for Summer

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 10, 2022

One thing Waterloo EDC could write more about is our local lifestyle.

We’re often distracted by more traditional economic development fare – our top-rated tech talent workforce, incredible local post-secondary institutions, etc. That’s to our detriment, though, because Waterloo is an incredible place to live, work and play.

As we’re in the middle of August, we decided to ask some local business...

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Topics: talent, ecosystem, quality of life

CBRE names Waterloo the #1 small tech talent market in North America

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 14, 2022

For the second consecutive year, CBRE has identified Waterloo as the #1 small tech talent market in North America. The report highlights Waterloo’s fast-growing graduate and millennial populations, high degree of tech worker concentration and significant cost advantages.

The annual CBRE “Scoring Tech Talent” report is a comprehensive analysis of labour market conditions, cost and quality for...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

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