Make Care a Culture (or Count the Cost)

Sarah is an admin assistant at ABC Tech. She’s had a tough year with health challenges and difficult family situations. In spite of having used all her sick days, her doctor suggests she needs more time off. She has...

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HR Technology Symposium + Showcase Receives Glowing Reviews

  CPHR BC & Yukon hosted close to 150 excited and intrigued HR professionals for the HR Technology Symposium + Showcase at the Marriott Hotel (Pinnacle) in downtown Vancouver this past Monday. The event featured two keynote speaker panels. The morning panel...

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From Cost Centre to Culture Catalyst: Putting People Focus First

The HR function has historically been considered a cost centre since it does not specifically create income, while still costing the organization money to operate. However, this thinking is not only out of date, it has always been inaccurate,...

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Leading with People First in Mind: Putting the “H” in ROI

With the summer 2018 issue of PeopleTalk emphasizing the many ways technology can help to free up HR professionals’ time and mind space, it is well worth continuing to explore the growing areas of practice and principle that can...

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A Better Model of Measure for Learning and Development

To grow any measure of success, a measure needs to be established—as can be applied to learning and development and leadership performance alike. Failure to track and measure changes in leadership performance increases the probability that organizations won’t take improvement...

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CEO TalkBack: HR Key Strategic Partner

Over the last few decades, HR has been working hard to get a seat the strategic table. What that means to the organization is more important than ever for those seeking a more strategic partner in the profession. As...

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Growing a Return on Influence: Social Media Savvy and Recruitment

Cultural fit is both the glue that helps bind employees to the greater organizational purpose and the reason why people choose to work at certain companies. Most importantly, it is a quintessentially human element—and the means by which HR...

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The Incalculable ROI of HR

It sounds simple enough in theory, and sometimes it is in practice, too. If you own a factory that makes a wildly popular widget, you might decide to add another machine to increase production. If you compare the additional money...

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