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February 2, 2020

Weekly Round Up - Jan 26-Feb 1 2020

Welcome to the Weekly Round Up, where we summarize all of the interesting news and trends from the world of technology employment and recruitment.

Amazon Employees Call Out Company Over Climate Policy

Amazon employees were warned they could be fired for criticizing the company's climate practices, and this didn't sit well with a group of over 350 employees who stage a public protest.  Sustainability is a hot button topic in today's world, and it will be interesting to see how Amazon responds to this mass defiance of company policy. 

Amazon employees launch mass defiance of company communications policy in support of colleagues



Here are the 20 highest paying tech skills in the US

Apache Kafka, HANA, Cloudera & MapReduce top the list with average salaries all over $130K.  Swift developers have seen a 15% increase in salary up to an average of $117K. For the full list click the link below. 

20 highest paying, fastest growing tech skills in the US


"Tech Mania" in Ontario

An interesting article by the Financial Post that discusses the job boom in Canada. Also touches on the "tech mania" happening in Ontario right now in Toronto, Waterloo and Ottawa.  All great signs for tech talent in the job market.


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