In the world of tech jobs, there is probably no job with more stress than that of being a support tech. This doesn’t mean that your computer guy has to be bleeding edge, because often being so far ahead of the technology curve doesn’t help a normal person out and parts are more expensive the newer they are (this is why you often see folks recommend waiting for version 2 of a product release – cheaper, faster, and more features).
Promotions can still be offered with second-hand devices so keep an eye out for key sale seasons like back-to-school or the holidays as you may get an even better deal on a device,” adds Yanyan Ji. The same fluctuations in the market that affect brand-new tech affect used gadgets as well, so again it’s a case of doing your research.
The size of the tech sector can mean that not any and every startup will get funded as easily as it might in an area with more money to spend, such as Silicon Valley says Michael Serbinis, the CEO of League, a digital health startup that raised $25 million last year.
Between the fact that Toronto is attracting more international interest generally (applications to University of Toronto from American students are up 80 percent this year ) to the more varied types of companies that are setting up shop, there’s reason to hope that Canada could become a destination for tech talent.
Still, the hope is that the proliferation of small companies, some of which will attract enough investment to become bigger companies, will mean that those moving to Canada to work in tech will have plenty of options, even in a specific job doesn’t work out.