4 Things for HR to Remember When Handling the CEO Handoff

When there is a change in the CEO role it is a delicate process for HR professionals. Do you keep the promotion under wraps until the last minute? Announce it months in advance? Who needs to be in the know...

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Best Things To Beat The Workplace Blues in the United Kingdom – Survey

Recently, Censuswide conducted a survey asking over 1,000 United Kingdom office workers, "What items would make you happier and less stressed in the workplace?" for Liberty Games.  The top six overall answers were as follows: Healthy snacks and drinks -...

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What is Mental Fitness and How Does it Work?

Today we know that one-in-two people will be diagnosed with a mental illness by the time they reach the age of 40 and that, at any given time, one-in-five are struggling with their mental health. Mental fitness is a...

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HR LeadersTalk: Gillian McCombie Shares Wisdom of Experience

In every issue of PeopleTalk magazine we try to speak with an HR leader to get their thoughts on various HR related topics and pick their brain for some advice they may have for the next generation of HR...

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“Proving the Value of HR” – A Must Read For HR Professionals to Sell the Value of HR

While talk of the employee experience has become a common refrain, the reality is that HR professionals are most often required to provide a persuasive business case wherever and whenever resources are required. So, while people are any businesses’ greatest...

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NAIT, Mount Royal, UBC and Camosun Students All Shine at HRC West Competition

On March 1 & 2, 2019, the next generation of HR leadership from across Western Canada converged on the Thompson Rivers University School of Business & Economics (TRU) campus for the 6th Annual HRC West Competition. As a partner initiative...

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The Bully, the Bullied and a Better Way

I’ve been reflecting on the behaviours of those in the workplace that are labelled “bullies.”  They are labelled this way by employees, as well as by investigators like my colleagues and I. We go in with the complaints in hand,...

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Automation and the Labour Market: Study Targets Potential Impact AI Will Have On B.C.

Will robots soon be coming for your job? Judging by headlines touting driverless cars, machine learning, ever more powerful computers, and the rapidly growing digital economy, one is tempted to answer YES! No one can doubt the sweeping effects of new...

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