Featured News and Blog Posts


Please don’t ask me what part of the sandwich I would be. Recruitment, Retention, and Development of Individuals with Disabilities

October 26, 2023

By Stephanie Hollingshead, CEO TAP Network “With approximately 20% of people identifying as having…


TAP Network Appoints Three New Directors

October 10, 2023

Tech and People (TAP) Network announced today the addition of three new members to its board of dir…


Skills Shortages and Inflation Drive Sizable Salary Increases Across Canada’s Tech Sector

September 29, 2023

Our annual Tech Sector Salary and Total Rewards Survey was recently published by Mercer Canada, sho…


Tech Talent North – Western Edition

June 14, 2023

Conference Day! TAP Network’s community of People and Culture professionals met in person at Tech…


Are you ready for Pay Transparency?

June 06, 2023

Guest post by Lisa Blackham, Global HR executive, talent and culture builder, change agent and TAP …


Camille Dundas Takes Canadian Leaders ‘Beyond the Underground Railroad’

May 03, 2023

This article in an excerpt from Jason McRobbie’s Tech Talent North’s PACT Newsletter interview with…


5 Ways to Motivate Employees to Return to the Office

April 19, 2023

By HEAL Wellness While many companies have found that work from home or fully remote work works bes…


TAP Network Bursary for HR Management Students

February 15, 2023

TAP Network Bursary for HR Management Students TAP Network is pleased to announce our support of B…


Tech and People Network's Year in Review

December 15, 2022

We Celebrated #TAPturns30 We are delighted to have celebrated 30 years of collaboration, impact and…


The Remote Work Revolution is Here to Stay

December 14, 2022

The recent pandemic has been a catalyst for remote work. Amidst fast-paced change, we’ve seen emplo…


Learn Social-Bonding (Not Team Building) to Foster Relationships at Work

December 02, 2022

Guest blog post by Jacques Martiquet. Get a higher ROI from your team's fun. Learn the most effecti…


How To Use Coaching Conversations to Boost Employee Engagement

November 24, 2022

by Lisa Martin Recent workforce research has revealed that just 21% of employees feel engaged at wo…


Trends and Insights from TAP Network's 2022 Salary Survey

November 14, 2022

Canadian tech compensation shifted substantially in 2022 as companies responded to twice as much v…


3 Ways Corporate Leadership Coaching Increases Productivity at Work

October 21, 2022

Do you want to boost your team’s productivity by over 30%? While it sounds too good to be true, cor…


5 Ways to Support Your Hybrid Team's Mental Health

September 23, 2022

by HEAL Wellness For a large portion of tech workers, it looks like hybrid work is here to stay, at…


Tech Industry Benefits Trends

July 21, 2022

As companies navigate the biggest workplace disruption in generations and the great resignation, we…


Let's Celebrate Our 30th Birthday!

June 10, 2022

We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished together. Over the past 30 years Tech and People Network (TA…


Coach-Like Leadership: How you and your company can benefit.

May 26, 2022

- Guest post by Lisa Martin, PCC, Founder, Coach-Like Leader An organization’s ability to reach and…


DE&I Tech Pilot Project Closes, Leaving a Legacy of Foundational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources for Employers

May 13, 2022

AP Network's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Tech Project has wrapped up the 3 year pilot, having…


Managing a Hybrid Workforce through Leadership

April 29, 2022

Guest post by the team at Aura Office Environments. Original blog post here. According to the Ameri…


Re-Branding – 30 Years of Building Community Together!

February 28, 2022

In January 2022 we re-branded and have evolved in response to our growing community with a renewed …


Why East Side Games chose to prioritize wellness for their team

December 08, 2021

By the Team at East Side Games and HEAL Wellness This past January, our team decided to run a 4-wee…


How Diverse is BC's Tech Sector?

November 23, 2021

TAP Network’s 2021 Diversity in Tech Dashboard reports year-over-year progress on representation of…


The Cost of Tech Labour in Western Canada

October 08, 2021

Spoiler alert – it got a lot higher in 2021. We recently released our 2021 Tech Salary Survey, wi…


Truth and Reconciliation in Tech

September 27, 2021

Truth and Reconciliation in Tech September 30, 2021 marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth an…


Interview with VanHack: Why Hire Internationally

September 22, 2021

Our CEO, Stephanie Hollingshead, recently sat down with Ilya Brotzky, CEO of VanHack, global platfo…


Case Study: Adopting a People-Centric Approach to Wellness during the Pandemic

April 21, 2021

Guest post by Mandy King, founder of HEAL Wellness. In late-2020, Klick Health knew they needed to …


Diversity in the Workplace through Mentorship

April 01, 2021

Guest post by Together Platform A lack of diversity in the workplace can hurt a company’s bottom li…


Rooting your DEI Strategy in Data and Analytics

March 18, 2021

Rooting a diversity, equity and inclusion strategy in data and analytics makes sense. We do this wh…