The Allure Of An Ongoing Learning Culture: Are You There, Yet?

“Yet” is a very small but powerful word. It completely changes the feeling around statements that would otherwise be negative or discouraging. “I can’t do that” or “I don’t have the qualifications for a really good job” become “I can’t...

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10 Tips to Create a Winning Remote Company Culture

It is predicted that 38 per cent of full-time staff will be working remotely in the next decade. Reasons for increased remote staff include shortage of talent; greater interest among workers in pursuing flexible work arrangements; emerging technologies; increased...

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Strategic Workforce Planning: Staking Out Future Workforce Success

 Organizational success rests on the preparedness of its workforce. In turn, any business strategy can only succeed when we have the necessary talent to execute the strategy. Simple yet complex. Strategic workforce planning (SWP) is an iterative process, anchored in...

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7 Ways HR Facilitates the Learning Curve

Organizations exist to create value. In turn, organizational value is created through people. It is unfortunate then, that too many organizations rarely associate value with their employees. Creating value through people entails complex processes that are best left to HR...

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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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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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The ROI of Leading by Example is Priceless

At first glance, the title of this article makes sense. Of course leading by example is priceless. It’s an expression that we’ve all heard and have grown to like and even believe...if done right. However, as I reflect more on...

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No More Painkillers For Employee Engagement Pains

Workforce problems are becoming more complex and managing this complexity is becoming more important than ever. Companies work hard to stay competitive by investing a lot of money and resources on employee training and engagement programs, but they still...

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