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Finding a job after 55

By: Claude Lussier I remember an old advertisement that ran about a dozen years ago featuring young retirees enjoying their "freedom 55" with no financial worries on the horizon. In 2017, the reality is quite different and finding a job after the age of 55 is not an easy task; I could talk about it at length. Today’s difficulties Recruitment is a significant cost for businesses and turnover rates are also very high in some industries. Often, companies...

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Canada’s tech sector gender gap: we’re working to fix it!

Sean Silcoff’s article “‘We absolutely have a problem’: Canada’s tech sector gender gap”, which appeared in The Globe and Mail on November 1st was deeply troubling. While it is true that there is a gender disparity in the tech industry, especially when compared to other industries or Canadian stock index companies, one should not assume that all tech companies suffer from a “Silicon Valley culture” of “‘toxic masculinity’ in which many tech leaders have little...

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The Google Approach to Financial Services Issues

By: Dave Ahier Roman Chwyl, Global Head of Financial Services for the Google Cloud Platform was a featured keynote speaker at the Markets Media’s 9th annual Canadian Trading and Investment Summit. Roman gave a talk about the current dangers and opportunities in financial services and discussed key issues facing the financial services industry and the Google approach to meeting these head on. Issues included the extremely high costs of infrastructure, meeting regulatory requirements, the difficulties of retaining...

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Alithya Receives High Honours at Quebec’s National Job Creation Prize Gala

Montreal, Quebec – October 4th, 2017 — Alithya was awarded by the Conseil du patronat du Québec  the National Job Creator Champion Prize at the Prix Créateurs d'emplois du Québec in recognition of its contribution to the province's economic development. Paul Raymond, president and CEO of Alithya, proudly accepted the award and paid tribute to the primary factors in the company's success: the 1,600 consultants who have built the firm’s reputation for excellence and its...

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To Be or Not To Be… A Consultant?

By: Eric Banville Over 30 years ago, I fell into the world of consulting not by choice, but rather by chance. Like most young people my age at the time, I was fresh out of college and I was looking for a job ...

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Nuclear Sustainability – Rising to the Challenge at the 2015 ANS Conference

By: Ellen Clysdale We participated as an exhibiting sponsor at the 2015 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Utility Working Conference (UWC) and Vendor Technology Expo held August 9 – 12, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. The theme this year was “Nuclear Sustainability – Rising to the Challenge”. The UWC provided a broad array of seminar topics, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. Key sessions included: “Online Execution”, “Outage Performance Improvement Initiatives”, “Resource Utilization Effectiveness and Proper Utilization of Fix...

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Alithya Is Proud To Welcome Marie-France Parisé As Senior Vice-President, Human Capital

Montreal, Quebec – August 29th, 2017 — Alithya, the Quebec leader and one of Canada’s most influential private information technology (IT) consulting firms is proud to welcome Marie-France Parisé within its executive team. Over the years, Ms. Parisé has built a strong track record in Human Resources progressing across various business sectors including technology, construction, aviation, and engineering. Ms. Parisé has accumulated more than 15 years of experience in management and in the development of...

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Big Data and the Rise of ETFs – Common Themes at the Markets Media CTIS 2015

By: Ellen Clysdale Markets Media recently held its 8th annual Canadian Trading and Investing Summit on April 1st at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. Our organization participated as a lead sponsor of the event which included several breakfast forums, panel sessions, a networking lunch and cocktail reception for members from all segments of the Canadian financial industry. The main panels included discussions on global investment outlook; market structure and the challenges of liquidity sourcing; the rise of...

Alithya Cloud Solution – 25 Video Clips for Alithya’s 25th

To highlight its 25th anniversary, Alithya has produced a 25-part video series. The series will focus on our history, the expertise of our talented workforce and our participation in some of our most innovative projects to date. On air now: Alithya Cloud Solution. Enjoy!...