Attention Manager: Become a Better Listener

By Jackie Edwards Within the human resources profession, managers are placed in a unique position in that they serve as a bridge between the organization they work for and its employees. In order to be successful, HR managers and reps...

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Co-Creative Conversations: Leading, Motivating and Evaluating with Excellence

By Sasja Chomos When I ask leaders if they are having regular conversations with employees, they inevitably say, “Of course! I talk with my staff all the time.” While there is no doubt that multiple communications happen on a daily...

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Getting Beyond Measure (as the Only Measure)

By Kristin Zehnder, CPHR Have you ever been in a position where you are giving a performance review to an individual who seems distracted? You watch tiny beads of sweat begin to glisten on their forehead and their brows furrow...

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Are You Prepared For Change?

By John Whitehead Change is constant and occurs whether we like it or not. Understanding its components on a personal level can help us translate that understanding to the organizational level; an important thing as organizational change typically affects...

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Infographic: How to Say No at Work

This infographic was originally posted on The Business Backer

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Are You Brave Enough for Managerial Courage?

By Heidi Eaves When you work for someone else, sometimes your values match those of the company and its leaders—and sometimes they don’t.  Depending on your level of seniority, you might also be impeded by a lack of control over...

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HR During Challenging Times

By: Erez Harel, CHRP In almost any industry today in Canada it seems that companies are facing significant headwinds: Alberta resource revenue plunges to historic low Feds see ‘significant structural challenges’ for Canada’s manufacturing sector BMO plans more job...

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Equipped to Compete? Making the Most of Mobile Teams and Tech

By Garry Priam It’s no secret that in order to run a successful company, you need to commit a lot of resources to human capital management. This includes making sure you have not only the right people, but the right...

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