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Vanhack founder Ilya Brotzky is shown in a handout photo.
When Russia started waging war against Ukraine last month, Vancouver recruiter VanHack was so anxious to help that it immediately created a directory of Ukrainian tech workers willing and eager to relocate for a job or to work remotely.
The company waived or offered to donate the placement fees for Ukrainian hires to charities and had 226 companies in less than two weeks that were interested in learning how they could bring in Ukrainian tech workers and at least a dozen doing interviews.

Source: Toronto Daily Star

Date: March 24th, 2022

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2022/03/09/canadian-companies-eye-ukrainian-tech-workers-amid-russian-invasion.html

Discussion

  1. What might be some issues for tech companies using Ukrainian tech workers?
  2. Why are Canadian (and US) companies so eager to hire Ukrainian tech workers?

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