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Fresche Solutions Named One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers For 2018

Fresche employees smile while they enjoy opportunities for growth, career advancement and being part of the world leader in IT modernization solutions.

Montreal, Canada, April 24, 2018 – Fresche Solutions, the world’s leading provider of IBM i application management and modernization solutions, was recognized today as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2018. This is the fourth year in a row that Fresche has been chosen as one of the most employee-friendly and forward-thinking companies in the country. Fresche was chosen as a top Small & Medium employer for the following reasons and more:

  • Employee growth: In the past year, Fresche’s growth in full-time employees hit 56% with over 125 new positions created.
  • Company growth: Fresche more than doubled in size over the past year.
  • Training: Numerous options for free online training and subsidies for accredited courses.
  • Employee recognition: Fresche recognizes exceptional performance through a number of initiatives, including on-the-spot awards, peer-to-peer recognition and long-service awards.
  • Wide variety of benefits: From flex time to a generous health plan premium and vacation allowance, Fresche provides a highly competitive benefits package.

Andy Kulakowski, President and CEO at Fresche, commented that “Fresche is proud to be chosen once again as a top employer. We are a true Canadian success story, with close to 200 employees in Canada (full-time and contract) and well over 400 internationally. Job-seekers and our market have begun to realize what an innovative, energized and dynamic organization we are. With large offices in Montreal and Sidney BC, and remote employees in many parts of the country, we’re a coast-to-coast employer. At Fresche, everything starts with employee satisfaction and success, which translates into excellent customer service and increased business growth. Before long, success breeds success and growth takes off. That’s the situation that Fresche, its employees, its partners and its customers are in right now.”

Robert Heroux, Fresche’s Chief Commercial Officer, says that “Fresche is now the central player in the IBM i community, and room for employee and business growth is unlimited. Our previous fiscal year ended at 200% of plan, and new contracts and global demand are driving significant hiring across the country. We have over 60 openings for RPG, Synon and Java developers, in addition to QA analysts, project managers and software engineers. It’s a fantastic time to be at Fresche, and it’s a real honour to be chosen as a top Canadian employer. We appreciate our employees and it’s a real affirmation of our employee-friendly philosophy to know that the word is spreading quickly.”

No matter where you are in your career – or where you are in the world – you can make a significant contribution at Fresche if you are enthusiastic and ready for growth. We have consistently been chosen one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, but our benefits and philosophy extend worldwide to our many Fresche offices. Our diversified cultures around the world are a vital part of our success.

About Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers Program

Now in its 5th year, Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers is an editorial competition that recognizes the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies. Employers were evaluated by the editors at Canada’s Top 100 Employers using the same criteria as the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their industry to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs

About Fresche Solutions
Fresche helps organizations meet all their IT challenges. As a leading expert in IBM i, we provide end-to-end solutions that span the complete IBM i application modernization and management spectrum. We enable IT with modernization strategies to support business and improve financial performance, increase market competitiveness, remove risk and add business value. With the widest solution portfolio in the IBM i marketplace, our team of experts helps organizations future-proof their business by modernizing business processes, technologies and applications. Companies running RPG, COBOL, CA 2E Synon and Java applications rely on us for comprehensive, automated solutions that optimize IBM i systems and help take advantage of Web, Mobile and Cloud solutions on IBM i to help clients with digital transformation. Our complete portfolio includes solutions in the following areas:

  • Graphical User Interfaces, Web & Mobile
  • Analysis & Productivity
  • Staff Augmentation
  • Code & Database Modernization
  • IT Strategy & Planning
  • Reporting & Document Distribution
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