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New CBRE report ranks Waterloo tech talent #1 for quality

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 4, 2019

A new report has ranked Waterloo fourth overall for tech talent and first in Canada for tech talent quality. The annual CBRE “Canada Scoring Tech Talent 2019” report grades communities in Canada in nine categories covering talent availability, quality of labour and cost competitiveness.

Here are 3 key takeaways from the report:

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Topics: technology, startup, talent

News roundup: Eight business and investment stories from November 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 2, 2019

Waterloo often has a lot to celebrate when “report season” comes around, but this month was particularly exciting. With newly published reports bolstering our post-secondary institutions, tech talent and local business ecosystem, November was a big month!

Here are eight business and investment stories from the last month:

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Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection

eSentire is driving security innovation from its Waterloo HQ

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 21, 2019

While most software companies are focused on building “bigger walls” to protect mid-sized enterprises from cyber threats, eSentire stands out as a true innovator with a different approach.

As the creator of “managed detection and response” (a new category of cybersecurity), eSentire’s software-as-a-service is about detecting complex threats that technology alone can miss and preventing...

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Topics: security, technology, talent

Four guides to help you navigate Waterloo's renowned talent pool

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 19, 2019

At Waterloo EDC, we recognize that access to talent is one of the greatest pain points for growing businesses. With three outstanding academic institutions in our community, Waterloo offers a dynamic, future-proof talent pipeline that can help your company address its talent needs.

To help you navigate this pipeline, we’ve created four resources that highlight Waterloo’s talent advantages across...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

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