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THE BENEFITS OF HIRING CANADIAN ENGINEERS

Benefits Top Talent
 
 
 
 

TOP TALENT

Canada has some of the top ranked engineering schools in North America, including University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia, McGill University, Queen’s University, Simon Fraser University, and McMaster University.


Benefits Availability
 
 
 
 

AVAILABILITY

The market for engineers in Canada is not as hyper-competitive as in US. Also, working for a US startup has more cache then working for a Canadian startup. Result : US startups have the edge in hiring top tier engineering talent.


Benefits Seamlessness
 
 
 
 

PROXIMITY, LANGUAGE, & CULTURE

  • Same language.
  • Clear understanding of US culture.
  • Similar time zones.
  • Proximity of Canada allows you to bring remote team to the home office or visit them (monthly, quarterly, or as needed).


Benefits Financial
 
 
 
 

FINANCIAL SAVINGS

  • Reasonable compensation expectations vs. Silicon Valley.
  • Economic incentive programs from the Canadian government to hire local engineers (i.e. generous tax credits via the SR&ED Program).
  • No healthcare costs for employers.
  • More loyal employees/less turnover = lower cost + higher productivity.