Technology as an Industry, Entrepreneurship as a Career Both Growing in Canada: Report

Canada may lose talent to foreign hubs like Silicon Valley, but the nation remains a draw for outsiders, too, suggests a new report from LinkedIn.

While we lose talent to nations like the US, France, and Australia, we also get a lot of incoming talent from India, the UK, and Brazil, for example.

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LinkedIn’s latest report, Talent Buzz 2016, shows technology as an industry and entrepreneurship as a career are both on the rise in Canada.

The Canadian software industry experienced the most growth this year, ahead of ahead of financial services, healthcare, architecture and professional services.

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And entrepreneurship is the top growing job function, with the number of sole proprietors in Canada increasing by 13 per cent this year.

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