2018 HR Professional of the Year: Michelle Sing, CPHR of YWCA Metro Vancouver Champions the Employee Experience

Anchored by the belief that YWCA Metro Vancouver's employees are everything to them, Michelle Sing, CPHR has spent the past 26 years elevating and executing the profession of HR. The past 22 of those years have been committed to YWCA...

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How Courage & Leadership Tie Into Your Emotional Intelligence

Courage is commonly thought of in the context of an incredible act of bravery, or overcoming extreme adversity or risk. In everyday life, we might think of courage as getting up in the night to see if the noise...

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People & Perspectives: How can HR most greatly impact the workplace experience factor?

“Experience is a master teacher, even when it’s not our own.” ~ Gina Greenlee Every three months, PeopleTalk asks CPHR BC & Yukon's members to share their thoughts, opinions and experiences relating to a trending topic. In the Winter issue, we asked five...

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A Flashlight, Not a Hammer: How to Leverage HR Data

HR professionals have a complicated relationship with data. In an earlier article, I referenced my own experiences with HR data dating back 15 years. At that time, data was the 'it' topic in HR. The thought leaders of the day...

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5 Thoughts On HR & Business With One Of Canada’s Most Creative People Ron Tite

When you're named one of Canada's most creative people, you find different, more innovative ways to do things. So when we asked Ron Tite, keynote speaker at the upcoming HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, B.C., to answer a few questions via...

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4 Steps To Find What You Really Enjoy Doing: The Ethos Of Employment

The longer we stay in a role, the higher the chances of our interests and values drifting away from the values of an organization. Things evolve within our lives and ourselves and, as we mature, the connection to our work...

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The 3 P’s of Employee Experience: People, Purpose & Positivity

There was a time when people were so happy to have a job that they put up with just about anything to take home that precious pay cheque. The idea of management caring about employee experience seemed laughable.  And while...

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Improve Workplace Wellness and Reduce Employee Stress With a Little Curiosity

Francesca Gino once said, "When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively and have less defensive reactions to stress.” Every year at our CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver, we see an array of...

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