What’s In It For Me? Caring at the Core of Employee’s Experience in the Workplace

At a HR conference in Saskatchewan this past year, keynote speaker Ryan Estis’ message had a profound impact on me — an Oprah “aha” moment, if you will. While he addressed a myriad of topics encompassing people and culture,...

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Stand Out From Other Organizations By Taking Advantage of Mentoring Opportunities

The cool kids are already doing it. Seeking mentors and leveraging interpersonal opportunities is where the rubber meets the road for today’s emerging talent. Moreover, as the marketplace becomes ever more competitive and the students become more marketplace savvy, the...

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4 Things for HR to Remember When Handling the CEO Handoff

When there is a change in the CEO role it is a delicate process for HR professionals. Do you keep the promotion under wraps until the last minute? Announce it months in advance? Who needs to be in the know...

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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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The 3 P’s of Employee Experience: People, Purpose & Positivity

There was a time when people were so happy to have a job that they put up with just about anything to take home that precious pay cheque. The idea of management caring about employee experience seemed laughable.  And while...

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17 Science-Backed Benefits of Taking Your Work Outdoors More

If you’re like the average person you spend most of your time indoors at work or at home. To complicate things more, most people spend a significant portion of their day sitting - according to Business Insider, 86% of workers sit...

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Celebrating the HR Awards w/ Rising Star Helen Luketic, CPHR

Recognized by  CPHR BC & Yukon with the Rising Star award in 2008, Helen Luketic, CPHR is not only a strong proponent of the profession, but proof of the award's impact. Perhaps it is best put in Helen's own...

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HR Technology Symposium + Showcase Receives Glowing Reviews

  CPHR BC & Yukon hosted close to 150 excited and intrigued HR professionals for the HR Technology Symposium + Showcase at the Marriott Hotel (Pinnacle) in downtown Vancouver this past Monday. The event featured two keynote speaker panels. The morning panel...

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