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Canadian Startups Told To Emphasis Everything Except For Salaries

In a magazine article published by MaRS, a Canadian startup incubator/coworking-space, Canadian startups are having trouble hiring excellent software engineers because of salaries.┬áThe salary difference between Silicon Valley and other U.S. areas and Canada is…


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Employees at startups are coping with unprecedented levels of anxiety

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/why-employees-at-startups-are-having-to-cope-with-unprecedented-levels-of-anxiety/articleshow/52705347.cms The India Times has an excellent article on the stress that employees at startups are facing. Because startups have few resources and are making a big bet on a payoff they sometimes push workers…



The benefits of deep breaths and vacations

Most software developers work in stressful environments. Servers will break, code full of bugs and defects will go into production and cause issues for users, the managers won’t allow the developer to have any feedback…