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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CPHR BC & Yukon Professional Mentorship Program Provided Valuable Learning Opportunities For Two Members

We've all had someone who's helped us learn something. Whether it be that first awesome manager who taught you how valuable simple skills like being on time for work or that upbeat millennial in the cubical down the hall who...

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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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HR LeadersTalk: Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR Champions ROI of Lifelong Learning

Named CPHR BC & Yukon’s HR Professional of the Year in 2016, Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR served as VP of HR and corporate services for ICBC for a number of years before moving to UBC as VP of HR...

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Talking Island Time w/ 2018 Rising Star Tierra Madani, CPHR candidate

When the owner of Muskoka Brewery purchased Vancouver Island Brewing, a business that had changed little over the course of decades with a team of 35, the need for the unexplored role of human resources became clear, and Tierra...

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How do you define the ROI of HR?

Kane Kilbey associate VP, HR, University of Victoria Saanichton, BC Kane is the associate vice president, human resources at the University of Victoria. In this capacity, he is responsible for HR strategy and the leadership of HR services for staff including organizational development...

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Member Profile: Adrianna Stange

Adrianna Stange Junior Recruiter Kal Tire Prior to joining Kal Tire in Vernon, B.C., Adrianna Stange was a recruiter for TNG Canada, a division of the Jim Pattison Group, where she had been since graduating from Okanagan College in April of 2017....

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Member Profile: Alena Martin, CPHR

Alena Martin, CPHR HR Manager GuardTeck Security Co. & EverClean Facility Services Ltd. Alena Martin started her HR career in 2003 and has since worked in unionized and non-unionized environments in such industries as service, food manufacturing, retail, IT and non-profit. Having...

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