Talent Accelerator
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The TechTalent Accelerator is a training program designed to launch the next generation of industry-ready talent for the Canadian Technology sector. The program is a collaboration between Ryerson, CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) and its member companies.

Open to undergraduate and graduate students from relevant degree programs like Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Business, Marketing, Human Resources, Arts. the program provides industry-specific exposure, training and experiential learning opportunities. Undergraduates and Graduates develop strong understanding of the Canadian Technology industry and obtain the hands-on experience necessary for transitioning into the industry.

What
are our
industry 
partners 
looking for
in new
talent?

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Skills that Industry Partners are Looking for (Data Table)
Skills Percentage of Industry Partners Looking for Skill
 Sales Skills57.1 %
Business Support19 %
Technical Skills66.7 %
Project Management4.8 %
Subject Matter Expertise4.8 %

What top
transferable
skills
should new 
talent
posess?

A graph of data complied from our survey of tech industry companies
Top Transferable Skills (Data Table)
Transferable SkillsPercentage of Industry Partners that Rated Transferable Skills as Important
 Communication95 %
Problem Solving48 %
Customer Service33 %
Project Management24 %
Collaboration19 %
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