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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CPHR Canada and SHRM Agreement Opens Certification Pathways

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Canada (CPHR Canada) have entered an agreement to mutually recognize each organizations' certification programs (CPHR, and SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credentials). What this means for  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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Being Real in a “Reality” World

Today we read a lot about “reality stars”—the Kardashians, the “Real Housewives” of various locales and others come to mind. The problem is that these “reality stars” are not actually being real. Rather, they are leading lives tailored to...

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HR Mindset Betters Organizational Mental Health (But Who Looks After HR?)

In the face of change, the face of HR has been changing for some time. The recognition by employers that their employees are assets has transformed the HR professional’s role irrevocably and for the better, but with added burden. Given...

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