HR LeadersTalk: Gillian McCombie Shares Wisdom of Experience

In every issue of PeopleTalk magazine we try to speak with an HR leader to get their thoughts on various HR related topics and pick their brain for some advice they may have for the next generation of HR...

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HR 101: 4 Misperceptions Common in Young HR Professionals

It’s great for people to study HR at university or college. They learn a lot of useful things. Unfortunately they may also learn some things that just ain’t so. As an HR leader, you should be on the lookout for these...

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Time Management? It’s All About Energy (and Executive Function)

Many times, I’ve seen business leaders send their employees off on time management courses in the hopes that the training will help increase engagement and productivity. Many times, I’ve seen those same leaders show bewilderment when the training doesn’t seem...

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Vancouver Airport Takes Flight With Strategy Focused On Diversity and Inclusion

The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) recently developed a procurement strategy that aligns with their organizational values of diversity and inclusion. Their procurement strategy gives preference to vendors who practice corporate social responsibility in a variety of areas that are...

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CPHR Canada “Helping Canadians Succeed” with Finance Budget Input

As you may know, Anthony Ariganello, CPHR, CEO of CPHR BC & Yukon, also acts as CEO of CPHR Canada.  Recently, he was invited to appear in front of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in Victoria,...

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Vancity Puts Focus on Neurodiversity for System Conversion

When Vancity undertook a large-scale system conversion that required significant resources across the organization and additional information technology (IT) resources, the credit union was looking for skilled testers who could quickly learn a highly-complex system, apply that knowledge in...

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Achieving HR Agility w/ the ‘STREAM’ Framework

Human resources has historically been criticized for being sluggish in terms of its role within the organizational realm. Frustrations abound among disgruntled/dissatisfied employees who see HR as the “enforcer” of the leadership’s mandates, while being unable/incapable/hapless to address or...

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2018 HR Professional of the Year: Michelle Sing, CPHR

Anchored by the belief that “our employees are everything to us,” 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 Metro...

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