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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Mentorship Matters: Adrianna Sieracki

Adrianna Sieracki, HR/business student, Thompson Rivers University Adrianna Sieracki is a fourth year business student at Thompson Rivers University. She is currently majoring in HR with a double minor in Project Management and Leadership. She is the co-president of the TRU HR...

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Meet Your Mentor: Randi Purfield, CPHR

Randi Purfield, CPHR Senior Safety Coordinator, Highland Valley Copper Randi Purfield, MBA, CPHR has been with her current employer for over 22 years and has worked in both human resources, as well as health and safety. She has her Graduate Certificate...

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Boost Your Brain: The Brain Science Secrets of Motivation, Productivity & Peak Performance

Dr. Brynn Winegard is not your conventional neuroscience speaker. Whether keynoting—as she is for CPHR BC & Yukon at the upcoming HR Conference + Tradeshow in May 2018—or delivering a workshop, she engages her audiences on why we do...

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