Study: Toronto Ranked Among World’s Best for Startup Employees

Article written by Angela Hydes, Marketing and Content Contributor. Follow us at @TALGroup.

Canada’s largest city is quickly gaining notoriety, and this time it’s not for baseball, Drake, Justin Bieber, lumberjacks or maple syrup.

A study released by Nestpick on global startup ecosystems has ranked Toronto #10 of 85 global cities, taking into consideration factors like salaries, cost of living, vacation days and gender equality.  Cities sharing spots with Toronto in the top 10 included tech hubs like Singapore, Berlin, Helsinki, and San Francisco.

Interestingly, Toronto placed third for its salary score, directly behind San Francisco and Zurich. For aspiring tech professionals and developers, Toronto is a potential gold mine of tech caterer and growth opportunity.

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Toronto headquarters of Canadian startup, Wattpad Technology. The company’s digs, which housed a cigar and whiskey shop in the 1800s, are just the kind of “authentic” workplace hundreds of tech and media startups spend months hunting for. Source: Financial Post

According to Nestpick’s managing director Ömer Kücükdere, “Certain cities may offer bigger paychecks, but after considering taxes and living expenses, the return may not be so high.”

If you’re a developer or tech professional looking to begin a career in Toronto, don’t hesitate to reach out to us – we’ve got plenty of hot tech roles with leading Fortune 500 companies in downtown Toronto, the Greater Toronto Area across Ontario.

The content from this article was originally sourced from HRM Online and the article posted here.

Looking to recruit or for a career change? Do not hesitate to reach out to us either on talgroup.net, in person at our head office, or by phone (+1 416 599 1825). One of our recruiting experts would be happy to begin planning your recruitment campaign for you.

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