Leadership Level HR 101: Building a Better Business Practice

For some time now, we’ve been hearing fa double-edged complaint: from CEOs bemoaning their HR team’s lack of vision and from HR teams begrudging being left out of those very same strategic discussions. With the added stress of AI and...

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Trust And Transparency Are Free

Transparency and leadership are similar in a very important way. It has often been said that we are all leaders whether we like it or not; people in our families, social groups and workplaces are always watching us and...

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CEOs in Carts with Coffee? All in the Name of Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

"The Presidents Group is showing true leadership in helping to create diverse, inclusive workplaces that employ people with disabilities and recognize their value in the workplace," Minister Shane Simpson. In late October 2018, the Presidents Group invited B.C. CEOs and...

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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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Transparency is the Key to a Hyper-Engaged Workforce

Transparency isn’t a new phenomena in any sense: it’s the extent to which knowledge and information are shared between an organization and its employees. When employees are informed, they feel more engaged, but four out of five employees worldwide...

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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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September is Disability Employment Month: A Case Study in Shared Opportunity

The first question people ask in social situations is, “What is your name?” The next question is, “What do you do?” Too many British Columbians with disabilities do not have a good answer to the second question. Of Disabilities and...

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HR LeadersTalk with Kim Toews: “Be Bold, Be Curious”

Kim Toews took on her current role as executive vice-president of HR for HSBC Canada in 2017. Prior to this she held a range of roles both in Canada and globally with HSBC. HSBC is the leading international bank...

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