A deep pool of available tech talent and a city that’s ranked high on quality of life measurements is aiding to make Calgary one of the hottest cities to move to for work across the globe.
If you could move anywhere in the world for work, where would you go? A once favourite game for kids dreaming of travelling the globe, these days, it’s the question posed by a highly skilled and mobile workforce.
A 2017 study published in the Harvard Business Review asked this question too, but instead of imagining perfect white sand beaches, they focused on low cost of living, salary and lifestyle (including a convenience ranking) as the main criteria. These are some of the qualifiers that make Calgary one of the 10 most attractive cities to move to for work in the world. This is also why Calgary is the fastest growing tech talent market in Canada.
Some other reasons that Calgary is the place to scale your business: