18 episodes

Welcome to our new podcast, TechTalks! The podcast series designed to educate, inspire, and engage new conversations about technology and how it is an enabler for our economy, building our talented workforce, creating growth in our IT sector, and attracting talent in our post-secondary institutions. The podcast will create new connections between employers, students, entrepreneurs, investors and our business community. Our podcast content will appeal to the business community, students, entrepreneurs, investors, and IT professionals. Our topics will vary from deep dives into specific technology to discussions on the benefits of digital transformation for business productivity and growth. When it comes to students, we're not just talking engineering and computer science. We want to appeal to ALL students as they think about careers in the digital world and consider the employability skills they need for today’s workplace.Did you know?1. Digital technology firms contribute $6.1 billion to Atlantic Canada’s economy.2. Over 43,000 people are employed in the digital industry labour force.3. 463 digital technology firms exist in Atlantic Canada.4. This industry is innovative, export-focused, and attracts a majority of the region’s venture capital.5. There is more demand than supply of talent; we aren’t producing enough graduates to fill the current demand for new workers.6. Availability of labour is the number one challenge for digital technology firms.Our informative and entertaining podcast series will provide insight into current opportunities within Atlantic Canada’s digital technology sector and can be found on all of your favourite podcast platforms including Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and more.Our goal is to inform our listeners of the opportunities available and the importance of technology as we build for the future during and after the pandemic. We’ll demonstrate the importance of the tech industry to the local economy and show there is a place for all educational backgrounds.TechTalks is hosted by TechImpact CEO, Cathy Simpson. It's produced by Matt George, is engineered by Zachary Pelletier and is part of the Unsettled Media Podcast Network.

Tech Talks with Cathy Simpso‪n‬ Unsettled Media Podcast Network

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Welcome to our new podcast, TechTalks! The podcast series designed to educate, inspire, and engage new conversations about technology and how it is an enabler for our economy, building our talented workforce, creating growth in our IT sector, and attracting talent in our post-secondary institutions. The podcast will create new connections between employers, students, entrepreneurs, investors and our business community. Our podcast content will appeal to the business community, students, entrepreneurs, investors, and IT professionals. Our topics will vary from deep dives into specific technology to discussions on the benefits of digital transformation for business productivity and growth. When it comes to students, we're not just talking engineering and computer science. We want to appeal to ALL students as they think about careers in the digital world and consider the employability skills they need for today’s workplace.Did you know?1. Digital technology firms contribute $6.1 billion to Atlantic Canada’s economy.2. Over 43,000 people are employed in the digital industry labour force.3. 463 digital technology firms exist in Atlantic Canada.4. This industry is innovative, export-focused, and attracts a majority of the region’s venture capital.5. There is more demand than supply of talent; we aren’t producing enough graduates to fill the current demand for new workers.6. Availability of labour is the number one challenge for digital technology firms.Our informative and entertaining podcast series will provide insight into current opportunities within Atlantic Canada’s digital technology sector and can be found on all of your favourite podcast platforms including Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music and more.Our goal is to inform our listeners of the opportunities available and the importance of technology as we build for the future during and after the pandemic. We’ll demonstrate the importance of the tech industry to the local economy and show there is a place for all educational backgrounds.TechTalks is hosted by TechImpact CEO, Cathy Simpson. It's produced by Matt George, is engineered by Zachary Pelletier and is part of the Unsettled Media Podcast Network.

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    #17: 10 Simple Steps to a Standout LinkedIn Profile with Eleanor Austin

    Welcome to our first SPECIAL RELEASE: 10 Simple Steps to a Standout LinkedIn Profile with Eleanor Austin.We hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpactWelcome to our new podcast, TechTalks!  The podcast series designed to educate, inspire,...

    • 55 min
    #16: E-Commerce and Digital Insights with Scott MacIntosh and Dawn Pottier

    #16: E-Commerce and Digital Insights with Scott MacIntosh and Dawn Pottier

    Welcome to Episode #16: E-Commerce and Digital Insights with Scott MacIntosh and Dawn PottierWe hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpactWelcome to our new podcast, TechTalks!  The podcast series designed to educate, inspire, and engage...

    • 53 min
    #15: Building Cyber Talent at UNB with Dr. Ali Ghorbani and Dr. Luigi Benedicenti

    #15: Building Cyber Talent at UNB with Dr. Ali Ghorbani and Dr. Luigi Benedicenti

    Welcome to Episode #15: Building Cyber Talent at UNB with Dr. Ali Ghorbani and Dr. Luigi Benedicenti.  This episode is Pt. 3 of our Cybersecurity Mini-series.We hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpactWelcome to our new podcast,...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #14: Humans of Cybersecurity with David Shipley and James Stewart

    #14: Humans of Cybersecurity with David Shipley and James Stewart

    Welcome to Episode #14: Humans of Cybersecurity with David Shipley and James Stewart.  This episode is Pt. 2 of our Cybersecurity Mini-series.We hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpactWelcome to our new podcast, TechTalks!  The podcast...

    • 52 min
    #13: The Cyber Security Opportunity with Larry Shaw and Tyson Johnson

    #13: The Cyber Security Opportunity with Larry Shaw and Tyson Johnson

    Welcome to Episode #13: The Cyber Security Opportunity with Larry Shaw and Tyson Johnson.We hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpactWelcome to our new podcast, TechTalks!  The podcast series designed to educate, inspire, and engage new...

    • 44 min
    #12: Technology Job Interviews and Employer Expectations with Brian Dunphy & Ryan Strynatka

    #12: Technology Job Interviews and Employer Expectations with Brian Dunphy & Ryan Strynatka

    Welcome to Episode #12: Technology Job Interviews and Employer Expectations with Brian Dunphy & Ryan Strynatka We hope you enjoy the show - Cathy Simpson, CEO, TechImpactWelcome to our new podcast, TechTalks!  The podcast series designed to educate,...

    • 51 min

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