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...

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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...

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5 Practices to Boost Workplace Wellness Programs

We know that costs associated with employee health continue to rise regardless of the overwhelming evidence of the positive return on investment (ROI) from...

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Leading With Heart & Backbone: How Balanced Is Your Leadership?

Although seemingly opposite, heart and backbone are necessary counterparts for effective and meaningful leadership. When we lead with our heart, we leverage emotional connections to...

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When Labour Shortage Intersects With #METOO – Crisis or Opportunity? 

Recently, I was on a plane heading back to Vancouver after being in Northern B.C. – the land of Oil & Gas and Site...

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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...

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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...

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Hide Your Goat – How To Stay Positive When Negativity Surrounds You

No one is immune to feeling negative. The infection can spread quickly and those who discharge the poisonous toxin are masquerading as co-workers, family, friends...

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