Category Archives: Career

Gold Plated Pensions: Have We Seen The Last Of Them?

Most defined benefit pensions – also known as gold plated pensions – were designed in an environment that supported and encouraged early retirement. But things are different today.  We’re living longer.  Life expectancy increased from age 75 to age 82 in the last 35 years. Gold plated pensions in the private sector have disappeared, while public

How To Deal With Technology Outsourcing

You may have already heard or read about the controversy surrounding RBC’s decision to outsource technology jobs to an Indian firm. I must admit that when I read the article I thought to myself, why are they only speaking of these 45 jobs?  As a technologist I have seen may “organizational redevelopments” as they are