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Hack to Hire

Hack to Hire

Companies are increasingly finding their fortunes - and futures - tied to their ability to attract talent from a limited pool of qualified technology workers. This shortage has been exacerbated as...

Mental Health at Hackathons

Mental Health at Hackathons

Hackathons began as caffeine-fuelled, pizza-powered, bro-coder events where developers raced against the clock and their competitors to make the winning solution and take home the top prize....

Corporate Hackathons in a Pandemic

Corporate Hackathons in a Pandemic

Year over year, we see hackathons and innovation challenges playing a growing role in the innovation strategies of global companies. We have worked with some of the world's top brands (Google, New...

What’s the Hackathon Secret Sauce?

What’s the Hackathon Secret Sauce?

On August 23rd, Capital One Canada and Hackworks launched Gift the Code, a hackathon with the aim of helping six Toronto charities enhance their technical ability to overcome challenges and better...

Shape the future instead of reacting to it

Shape the future instead of reacting to it

In our previous blog post, Innovation is not a Buzzword, we made the argument that innovation is a necessary endeavour for an organization or company's continued relevance and success. Over the...

Innovation is not a Buzzword

Innovation is not a Buzzword

In March of 2013, The Onion, a satire news organization, published a mock article with the title, “Word ‘Innovate’ Said 650,000 Times at SXSW So Far.” It was a comical and apt observation of what...

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