06 Apr How Michael Gonçalves found the best of both worlds as an Oracle Functional Consultant with Alithya

With a degree in Software Engineering and several business and management classes from McGill University under his belt, Michael Gonçalves knew that he wanted to find a way to combine both of those passions. He started his career as an Oracle IT Project Manager for an international company and handled their Oracle projects and implementations for order management, financials, procurement, shipping, and production. Three and a half years ago, he became a consultant for Pro2P,...

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15 Nov 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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02 Nov 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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