People, the Key to Successful Change

Benjamin Franklin famously said, "…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Today, we’d add change to that list. Every modern...

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What Will Happen to Pay When Everyone is Virtual?

One of the uncomfortable questions that the work-from-home revolution has raised is what happens to pay? Pay has always had a geographical component. For example,...

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The Silver Lining of Forced Change: Employees Can Work Remotely

The coronavirus pandemic that swept the world–and Canada–from February through May prompted governments to take extraordinary measures to shut down large parts of the...

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Reframing (the Science of) Mindfulness for Skeptics

If words like “meditation” and “mindfulness” conjure up images of a yoga retreat or something that seems equally irrelevant to your professional life, this...

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Why This is the Best Time to Have a Career in Human Resources?

Human Resources, or HR, is one of the best career options available. There is strong employment growth in HR and that means more opportunities...

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2 Ways To Make Technology More Human

Thanks to technological advancements (and COVID-19 pushing us), we can now communicate with little or no face-to-face contact. While there are arguable benefits (such...

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The View from Here: Learnings on Bullying and Harassment Obligations, 6 Years Later

For Alberta employers, both provincially and federally regulated, significant changes are on the horizon. Highlighted by movements like #metoo and changes to safety legislation...

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What’s One Piece of Advice You’d Pass on to Anyone Contemplating Becoming an HR Consultant?

In every issue of PeopleTalk magazine, we ask CPHR BC & Yukon members from all across B.C. and the Yukon a question and get...

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