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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Secrets of Human-Capital Management: Avoiding the Compassion Trap

I read a curious article about retiring PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi. The article’s author lamented the fact that, to do the job well, Nooyi worked 20-hour days and “had to give up everything she loved.” The author suggested this...

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Natalie Michael and Brian Conlin: Your CEO Succession Playbook

Did you know that two thirds of CEO succession attempts are ultimately unsuccessful? Most companies either have no plan to deal with transition, or aren’t happy with the one they have. What makes for such drastic failures? A lack of...

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Succession Transitions: The Politics of Letting Go

By Natalie Michael During a succession transition the departing executive needs to let go of control and set their successor up for success.  Sometimes this goes well and sometimes it does not. One CEO who did this beautifully focused on the...

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HRMA CEO Anthony Ariganello: Success Breeds Success

By Jason McRobbie As an articulate accountant and accomplished leader with over three decades of business experience, Anthony Ariganello, remains guided by a personal motto that has served well throughout—”Success breeds success.” The saying has served Ariganello well in a career...

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Time To Change Your Culture? (Five Key Questions Every Leader Needs Ask)

By Natalie Michael, CHRP As an executive coach, I have noticed a recurring theme in my recent coaching sessions: CEO’s want to change their corporate culture. In a recent coaching session the CEO of a $40 million BC company said to...

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CEO Simon Evans Says Farewell to BC HRMA

By Jason McRobbie For Simon Evans, CEO of the British Columbia Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA), the past 10 years have been marked by milestones ranging from the financial to foundational.  As a self-schooled graduate of the “university of...

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Anthony Ariganello New Chief Executive Officer of BC HRMA

BC-based Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Ariganello as the organization’s new chief executive officer effective Monday, June 2nd, 2014. The announcement was made at the 52nd annual HRMA Conference + Tradeshow in...

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