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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Strategies for Dealing with AI (and other Disruptive Tech) in HR?

There is a lot of hype around AI in HR. While it sometimes seems that vendors are simply using the term “AI” to sow confusion, you only have to see AI’s ability to translate languages or have human-like conversations...

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The Impact of AI on Applicant Tracking Systems

As a precursor to HireGround’s CPHR BC & Yukon Webinar upcoming on October 4, 2018, we felt that some background information on how artificial intelligence is being used to improve recruitment tasks would be of benefit. “Artificial intelligence (AI) for...

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Leadership Excellence for the Digital Age: 10 Tips For Turning Possibility Into Reality (Part Two)

This is the second article of a two-part series. Read Part One now. Tip #6: Ensure Succession Planning and Management is Impartial and Transparent Demands and criteria for leadership are changing in the digital age—especially with the presence of a multi-generational...

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Strategies for Driving Employee Engagement with Technology

Employee engagement continues to be a priority for employers. A 2015 Gallup survey found that only 30 per cent of employees say they are engaged in their job. More than 50 per cent say there are not engaged and...

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Workspace (and Team) Redefined: AI and Remote Futures

Without doubt, the work world has evolved with the influence and growth of digital and mobile technologies. They have changed our ways of being, doing and working—and continue to do so. We are living and working in an interesting...

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The Importance (and Profitability) of Staying Human

By now, you may have heard artificial intelligence (AI) discussed in many contexts. To clarify, this article is not a sci-fi read. However, let’s take a moment to define it for the purpose of this article. AI generally involves...

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Beyond Minutia: HR Minding the Future Frontier

Technology. We love it at work and in life, but we know it also presents certain entrapments that can be difficult to avoid. What if we could develop a new relationship with technology? Let’s consider a technology with which...

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